Science and Technology

Over 50 MSMEs to benefit from oneSTore.ph in Ilocos Norte 

Over 50 MSMEs to benefit from oneSTore.ph in Ilocos Norte 

June 25, 2021, 7:02 pm

MANILA – Over 50 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Ilocos Norte are expected to benefit from the newly-launched oneStore.ph hub in the area, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said. In a taped report aired on Friday, he said over 100… Read More

Cisco continues to aid some gov't agencies amid pandemic

Cisco continues to aid some gov't agencies amid pandemic

June 25, 2021, 11:29 am

MANILA – Technology firm Cisco has been continuously aiding some government agencies, as hybrid work has become a dominant practice amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Through its Webex Suite, the company provides video conferencing platform to organizations with a minimum… Read More

DOST belies involvement in alleged cyberattack on news sites

DOST belies involvement in alleged cyberattack on news sites

June 24, 2021, 5:25 pm

MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Thursday said it was not behind the alleged cyberattack on some news sites. There are reports that distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks against bulatlat.com, altermidya.org, and karapatan.org were traced to the DOST and the… Read More

DICT, Microsoft launch free upskilling portal for gov’t employees

DICT, Microsoft launch free upskilling portal for gov’t employees

June 23, 2021, 8:46 pm

MANILA – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through its Information and Communications Technology Literacy and Competency Bureau (ILCDB), has partnered with Microsoft Corporation for the conduct of a nationwide upskilling initiative to empower the workforce and… Read More

PH gears for establishment of engineering R&D center

PH gears for establishment of engineering R&D center

June 23, 2021, 6:50 pm

MANILA – The Philippines will soon establish its first coastal engineering research and development (R&D) center in Ilocos Region, an official of the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) said Wednesday. "Ilocos Region has a wide and… Read More

#PinoyInnovator TikTok challenge winners bared 

#PinoyInnovator TikTok challenge winners bared 

June 22, 2021, 6:10 pm

MANILA – Winners of #PinoyInnovator TikTok challenge, a contest made by this social media platform in partnership with the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), were announced. Of the 92 entries, student Jeremy de Leon won the… Read More

VolcanoPH Info app launched

VolcanoPH Info app launched

June 21, 2021, 9:45 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) launched on Monday the VolcanoPH Info mobile application, which would give Android users easy-to-read updates on the status of the country's active volcanoes. "This is an efficient way of providing information directly to… Read More

PCAARRD to support nutritional analysis on indigenous veggies

PCAARRD to support nutritional analysis on indigenous veggies

June 18, 2021, 7:51 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) is supporting a project to conduct nutritional analysis of indigenous vegetables, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said. In a taped… Read More

Addressing substance use among DOST's priority

Addressing substance use among DOST's priority

June 15, 2021, 7:18 pm

MANILA – Addressing the problem on substance use and abuse has been among the priorities of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), said Secretary Fortunato de la Peña on Monday. Speaking at the National Substance Use Science Policy and Information forum, he said including this… Read More

DOST exec urges universities to put up niche centers for R&D

DOST exec urges universities to put up niche centers for R&D

June 7, 2021, 8:37 pm

MANILA – An official of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) renewed her call to universities to avail of the assistance from the agency and have their own niche centers or research and development (R&D) centers. "Each year, the DOST-SEI (Science Education Institute) produces 400 to… Read More

Water infra and research center to rise in Region 2

Water infra and research center to rise in Region 2

June 4, 2021, 7:07 pm

MANILA – A water infrastructure and research center will soon rise in Region 2, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said. In a taped report aired on Friday, he announced that the Smart Water Infrastructure and Management R&D Center (SWIM) will be… Read More

Public-private partnership key to ISDApp success

Public-private partnership key to ISDApp success

May 31, 2021, 7:27 pm

MANILA – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) executive director Enrico Paringit on Monday said the partnership between the private and public sectors is the key to the success of ISDApp, a community-based application (app) that… Read More

P132-M nuclear magnetic resonance lab to rise in Visayas

P132-M nuclear magnetic resonance lab to rise in Visayas

May 28, 2021, 7:16 pm

MANILA – The Visayas will soon have a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) laboratory, which will be housed at the University of San Agustin, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said on Friday. This will be the first NMR laboratory outside the National… Read More

Almost 4K samples tested in DOST-supported molecular lab in Davao

Almost 4K samples tested in DOST-supported molecular lab in Davao

May 27, 2021, 6:46 pm

MANILA – Since its opening last March 5, the molecular laboratory in Davao de Oro supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has tested close to 4,000 specimens or samples in RT-PCR (Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) tests. The Davao de Oro Provincial Hospital… Read More

DOST aids C. Luzon MSMEs via tech upgrade program

DOST aids C. Luzon MSMEs via tech upgrade program

May 26, 2021, 7:33 pm

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) regional office here has provided assistance to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Central Luzon through its Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP).  The program provides technical and… Read More

P133-M allotted to study use of mix Covid-19 vaccines

P133-M allotted to study use of mix Covid-19 vaccines

May 21, 2021, 7:00 pm

MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has allocated PHP133 million for the study on using different coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine brands as the first and second dose, Secretary Fortunato de la Peña bared. In a taped report aired on Friday, he said the project,… Read More

Studies on Covid-19 vax booster, mix brands 'needed': DOST

Studies on Covid-19 vax booster, mix brands 'needed': DOST

May 18, 2021, 8:00 pm

MANILA – There is a need to conduct clinical trials on having a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) booster shots, as well as on determining whether one could use different vaccine brands for the first and second dose, an official of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Tuesday.… Read More

PCIEERD chief hopes Aboitiz’s biz can employ SPARTA grads

PCIEERD chief hopes Aboitiz’s biz can employ SPARTA grads

May 10, 2021, 9:17 pm

MANILA – Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) executive director Enrico Paringit on Monday said he hopes the new data innovation business of the Aboitiz Group could accommodate graduates of… Read More

PH, Hungary to pursue S&T collaboration

PH, Hungary to pursue S&T collaboration

May 7, 2021, 7:04 pm

MANILA – The Philippines and Hungary are exploring possible collaborations in science, technology, and innovation. "Last April 28, the DOST (Department of Science and Technology), together with the Philippine Space Agency and the University of the Philippines (UP) Visayas, had a productive… Read More

DOST to launch sustainable energy tech hub in Davao City

DOST to launch sustainable energy tech hub in Davao City

May 7, 2021, 6:58 pm

MANILA – The Department of Science and Technology in Region XI (DOST-XI) will launch the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies (ReSET) Center in Davao City on May 28, DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña announced in a taped report aired on Friday. "The ReSET Center is a public-private… Read More