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DoST trying to find disease-resistant mango varieties

THE Department of Science and Technology (DoST) said it launched a three-year project to find mango strains resistant to scab and stem-end rot diseases.

Manila testing two local herbs as supplements vs coronavirus

THE Philippines has added two medicinal plants to its list of therapeutic supplements in the treatment of patients with the coronavirus.

DOST set to release funding guidelines for OFWs starting tech-based businesses

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is set to release the guidelines for a program that provides interest-free loans to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) looking to establish technology-based enterprises in the country.

Balik Scientist Program: enticing Filipino scientists to come home

The COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic has highlighted the importance of a robust scientific community.

Philippine scientific community discusses its role in addressing COVID-19 pandemic and...

by Patricia B. Mirasol Scientists and academicians discussed the role of the scientific community in dealing with national issues, including the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019)...

DOST submits proposal for virology institute

The Department of Science and Technology has submitted a proposal for the establishment of a virology institute, envisioned to be the natuon’s premier research facility encompassing all areas in viruses and viral diseases in humans, plants, and animals.

DOST to study the benefits of coconut oil in fighting COVID-19

THE Department of Science and Technology (DoST) will be conducting clinical trials on the effectiveness of virgin coconut oil as a food supplement for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.

RapidPassPH turned over to government agencies for full adoption

Built to streamline movement for essential workers and goods, the RapidPassPH was, this week, handed over to government agencies for full implementation.

DoST increases face shield output from 3D printers

THE Department of Science and Technology (DoST) has increased its production of face shields for frontliners who face the highest risk from the coronavirus...

Filipino tech experts, DOST partner for rapid COVID-19 checkpoint verification

The DOST partners with DCTx to launch RapidPassPH, a quick verification system that aims to remove congestion, speed up vital deliveries, and protect frontliners via contact-free verification through Metro Manila’s 56 COVID-19 checkpoints.

DoST makes 3D-printed face shields

THE Department of Science and Technology (DoST) has started producing 3D-printed face shield frames for health workers on the frontline battling a novel coronavirus that has sickened more than 700 and killed at least 45 people in the Philippines.

Mining firms urged to collaborate with DOST on research and development

MINING companies are encouraged to work with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to come up with new innovations to help the local mining industry grow and be more competitive.

Edtech startup Edusuite raises P12 million in angel investment

Edusuite, a two-year-old DOST-funded technology startup founded by school administrators and technology consultants, met its angel investment target of P12 million after only six...

Here’s the lowdown on the Innovative Startup Act

Republic Act No. 1137, previously signed by President Duterte on April 26, has finally been released to the media, aiming to “strengthen, promote, and...

Scholarships to help Filipinos earn a college degree

Education for many is the only way to escape from poverty. However, this is not the case for some Filipinos. Based on the 2017...

‘Innovate Iloilo’ roadmap aims to tap technology, science for better local...

THE DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology (DoST) and stakeholders in Iloilo City are working on the “Innovative Iloilo” plan, a roadmap towards better governance using science, technology and innovations (STI).

DoST-12 plans civet coffee research center to help B’laan tribe increase...

THE DEPARTMENT of Science and technology-SOCCSKSARGEN (DoST 12) is eyeing to increase civet coffee production in the region by putting up a Halal Civet Research and Development Center at the Mindanao State University (MSU) campus in General Santos City.

DoST to construct wastewater treatment facility for river bank settlement, slaughterhouse

THE DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology-Davao Region (DoST-11) has received the green light from the Davao City council to set up wastewater treatment facilities along the Davao River and at the city’s slaughterhouse.

DoST, Davao City to sign deal for slaughterhouse wastewater treatment facility

THE DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology-Davao Region office (DoST-9) and the Davao City government are set to sign a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for...

Better and tastier through time

From a relatively small and unpopular sector, baking in the Philippines has grown into a large industry that provides greater business and employment opportunities....

Uplifting the MSMEs

By Romsanne R. Ortiguero The Philippines is considered as one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia, and one of the critical drivers of this growth...