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FOOD DEFENSE PREVENTION KNOW-HOWS, DELIVERED TO WMES, ONLINE

As the demand for food services arise in the time of pandemic, the Department of Science and Technology Region 02 (DOST-RO2) conducted an online webinar on Food Fraud and Food Defense Prevention part 1 for Women Micro-Entrepreneurs (WMEs) in the region. Resource Speaker DOST-RO2 SRS II Aileen C. Gonzales in…

PINOY INVENTORS ‘OneStore’ HUB IS BACK

WATCH out for the reopening of the Filipino Inventors Society Producers Cooperative (FISPC) ‘OneStore’ hub at a new location in Quezon City after months of hiatus. It is now located at G/F, Cortez Building, 821- Scout Albano St. EDSA, South Triangle, Quezon City. The new location is bigger and more…

FDA approves the First Locally Manufactured Test Kit for COVID-19 for Commercial Use

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now approved the Real-Time PCR for the detection of COVID-19 manufactured by the Manila HealthTek, Inc. for commercial use. The test kit was previously approved by the FDA for field trial. with gene sequencing on 10 March 2020.  Upon the company’s submission of necessary…

FILIPINO-CHINESE GROUPS DONATE P100M TO FIGHT COVID-19

The Filipino Chinese community on March 12 announced donation of P100 Million Pesos worth of medical supplies for the Department of Health (DOH) to support the COVID-19 or novel coronavirus prevention campaign of the Philippines. The 11 major Filipino Chinese business, civic and cultural organizations—led by Federation of Filipino Chinese…

DOST rolls out 20 R&D outputs, services in 2020

By Allan Mauro V. Marfal, DOST-STII The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) unveiled 20 research and development (R&D) outputs and scientific services that would provide innovative solutions to address some of the country’s existing challenges and limitations in different sectors. In a media conference held 20 February 2020 at…

DOST-RO2 provides more Food Safety interventions to Isabela town

Cabagan town in Isabela has tapped and availed of the technical intervention assistance of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Cagayan Valley Regiona Office (RO-2) in the implementation of Food and Safety Standards under its Food Grading System Ordinance. DOST-RO2 Regional Director Sancho A. Mabborang lauded the Cabagan initiative…

DOST intensifies disaster preparedness through expo

Organized by the Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI), the Innovation on Disaster Preparedness and Response Expo will be held on 11-14 March 2020 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, Pasay City.  With the theme, “Science for the People: Safer, Adaptive and Prepared Filipino Communities toward…

PAPI’s Statement on ABS-CBN’s franchise case

Solicitor General Jose Calida’s quo warranto petition filed recently before the Supreme Court seeking to void ABS-CBN network’s broadcasting franchise, has caused wide scale uproar and protests. The Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI) shares the concern very seriously since the petition impinges on press freedom dimension. If the petition was…

ISU joins partnership in production of herb supplements

Isabela State University enters the pharmaceutical field as Tripartite Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the Department of Science and Technology- Region II (DOST-R02) and Bauertek Corp., this morning (January 14). Bauertek Corp. is the first Filipino-owned pharmaceutical firm, manufacturing herbal supplements that aid treatment of various diseases. It was…

Filipino Inventor Establishes a Next Generation Pharmaceutical Firm

The renowned Filipino Scientist and Inventor Dr. Richard Nixon Gomez realizes a ten-year endeavor with the establishment of the Bauertek Corporation – a 100% Filipino-owned research, development and production facility for all-natural herbal supplements which are 3 to 4 generations ahead of the norm. The concept of the whole project…