Cebuano inventor develops sustainable armchair for schools Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020
Pedro Delantar of Natures Legacy of Cebu explains the features of the armchair for schools made from bamboo at the National Invention Contest and Exhibit 2020 held earlier this month at the SMX Convention Center at SM Aura in Taguig City.
MANILA, Philippines Award-winning Cebuano inventor-entrepreneur Pedro Delantar has developed a modern and more sustainable armchair for schools.
The bamboo schoolchair developed by Delantar as the entry of his Natures Legacy corporate entity won second prize in the Outstanding Industrial Design category of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) National Invention Contest and Exhibit held at the SMX Convention Center at SM Aura in Taguig City last week.
First prize was won by DOST-Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) ...read full story
DOST postpones 'Handa Pilipinas' expo Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
MANILA Amid concerns on the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will postpone "Handa Pilipinas", a showcase of innovation in disaster risk reduction (DRR), originally scheduled on March 12-14 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
In an advisory, the DOST said the postponement was due to President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of a public health emergency and the Department of Health (DOH) advisory raising the Covid-19 Alert System to Code Red (Sub-level 1), a preemptive call to ensure that national and local governments and public and private health care providers can prepare for possible increase in suspected and confirmed cases.
DOST organized the expo to showcase its attached-agencies' technologies, inventions, and initiatives on d...read full story