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Mr. Henry and Ms. Apple Raca, former janitor and sales agent who now own C&H Cosmetic Industry, a Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) Adoptor of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) CALABARZON were hailed as the agency’s Best SETUP Adoptor this year.
DOST-CALABARZON awards Php 1.4M fund for the Regional Inclusive Innovation Center project in the region
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By: Krizzia Mei C. Esperanza
On October 19, 2021, the Department of Science and Technology - CALABARZON (DOST-CALABARZON) participated in the virtual launch of the CALABARZON Regional Inclusive Innovation Center (RIIC): Linking Innovation Networks for Competitiveness (LINC CALABARZON). During the ceremony, DOST-CALABARZON Regional Director Emelita P. Bagsit presented to the Batangas State University, LINC CALABARZON lead implementer, a check amounting to 1.4 million pesos, granted under the DOST Grants-in-Aid Program, to fund the project: “Strengthening Operation of [RIIC] in CALABARZON”.
RD Bagsit presents a check to BatStateU for the RIIC project in CALABARZON, October 19, 2021.
Engr. Albertson D. Amante, Vice President for Research, Development and Extension of the BatStateU, introduced LINC CALABARZON as one of the four expansion sites of the RIIC. The three other sites are in Regions II, III, and IX, while the pilot sites are in Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao and Legazpi. "The RIIC catalyzes stronger linkages between and among the stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem," which includes LGUs, MSMEs, technology business incubators (TBIs), laboratories, among others.
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By: Krizzia Mei C. Esperanza and Cesaree M. Caperare
On October 11, 2021, the Department of Science and Technology – CALABARZON (DOST-CALABARZON) hosted the Opening Ceremony of the 2021 Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW). In contrast to the pre-pandemic annual live RSTW fair and exhibit, the program was conducted virtually using the Zoom and Facebook platforms. Almost 200 Zoom participants and Facebook viewers attended the activity, which featured five (5) of DOST-CALABARZON’s new S&T projects in the region in line with the 2021 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) theme, “Agham at Teknolohiya: Tugon sa Hamon ng Panahon.”
DOST-CALABARZON conducts back-to-back webinars on Basic GAD Concepts and Mental Health Awareness for this year’s RSTW celebration
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By Cesaree Caperare and Halyn Gamboa
Last 12 October 2021, DOST-CALABARZON conducted its free webinars titled “Understanding Basic GAD Concepts” and the “Mental Health Awareness during the Pandemic” that garnered a total of 222 Zoom participants and almost 3,000 Facebook Live audiences. This event was part of DOST-CALABARZON’s culminating activities for this year’s Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) from 11-13 October 2021.