ALL systems go now for the celebration of the 26th National Inventors’ Week (NIW) by the Filipino Inventors Society Producers Cooperative (FISPC) in partnership with the Dept. of Science and Technology (DOST) at the Central Luzon State University (CLSU) in Nueva Ecija on Nov. 18-21.
Other partners in the celebration are the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI), Central Luzon Agriculture, Aquatic and Resources Research and Development Consortium (CLAARRDEC), CLSU, Filipino Inventors Society (FIS), local government unit of Science City of Munoz, along with the Regional Inventions Contest and Exhibits (RICE). This year’s host is Region 3 with the theme “Science for the People and Inventrepinoy: Meaningful Partnership for National Development.”
CLAARRDEC will take care of the thematic tours of the member agencies of the Munoz Science Community for the inventors.
Expected to grace the event are DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña, FISPC president Francisco “Popoy” Pagayon, FIS president Manny Dono, Region 3 director Julius Caesar Sicat, TAPI director Engr. Edgar Garcia and Senate Committee on Science and Technology chair, Sen. Nancy Binay.
The four-day event and activities are mandated under Presidential Proclamation No. 285 of 1993, which encourages them to showcase unique and marketable inventions of Filipinos for Filipinos.
To further spread its message, different state universities and colleges, other higher educational institutions and prominent individuals have been invited to participate in the activities.
During the week, CLSU particularly at the Lucio Tan Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, will be filled with invention exhibits of local inventors across the country. They will be showcasing their talents and creative ingenuity.
Pagayon bats for the global recognition and commercialization of Pinoy inventions.