Former NRCP President is the New DOST Secretary
Excellent tidings for the science and technology community.
PROF. FORTUNATO T. DELA PEÑA, JR., former president of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) and former Undersecretary for S&T Services of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) was named as one of the 34 cabinet men of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s administration. President-elect Duterte, in his press conference in Davao City, last May 31, 2016, named Prof. de la Peña as his new Secretary for DOST.
DOST V, DOST-TAPI update higher education institutions on DOST-Academe Technology-Based Enterprise Development
17 April 2017
In support to the national government thrust and mandate on youth entrepreneurship and business development, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) implements the DOST-Academe Technology-Based Enterprise Development (DATBED) Program. As a joint undertaking, DOST V and the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) recently convened thirty-five (35) extension service directors and representatives of academe from selected higher education institutions (HEIs)/state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the Bicol Region for the program orientation on 17 March 2017 at AVP Catering Hall, Imelda Roces Avenue, Legazpi City.
DOST-TECHNICOM Program offers assistance to commercially-viable and locally-developed Research and Development projects
06 March 2017
The Department of Science and Technology thru the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) is inviting our consortium member-institutions to submit commercially – viable and locally – developed Research and Development (R&D) projects geared towards market – readiness for CY 2017 funding under the Technology Innovation for Commercialization (TECHNICOM) Program.