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S4CP R&D ideation, writeshop held in Bicol Region

The DOST-Science for Change Program (S4CP), in collaboration with the DOST Region V, organized the Research and Development (R&D) Ideation and Proposal Writeshop at the Bicol Regional Food Innovation and Commercialization Center (BRFICC), Bicol University East Campus, Legazpi City on 07-08 July 2022.

The event intends to provide high-quality proposals for S4CP, especially for its three component programs: 1) Niche Center for R&D in the Regions (NICER); 2) Business Innovation through Science and Technology (BIST) and 3) Collaborative R&D to Leverage Philippine Economy (CRADLE).

Also present in the event are the National Economic Development Authority and representatives from the DOST councils (PCHRD, PCAARRD, and PCIEERD), who led orientation-workshops, consultations, and parallel sessions for academic institutions, local businesses, and the project leaders of Bicol's Niche Centers in the Region for R&D (NICERs) — the Pili NICER and the Queen Pineapple NICER.

The said activity is also in preparation for the program's upcoming "Call for Proposal" in August 2022.

First published on July 25, 2022. Source