By Roselle Lopez
Last 14 November 2022, DOST-CALABARZON, through its Provincial Science and Technology Office of Rizal (PSTO-Rizal), conducted its 7th Provincial Stakeholders Forum with this year’s title, “Science for the People Amidst Emergence from the Pandemic” held at the Pilgrim Hall of University of Rizal System Antipolo Campus in Rizal province.
The activity aims to showcase the achievements of PSTO Rizal for the year 2021 and highlights of some of the accomplishments this year. Additionally, the forum also recognized the outstanding partners who have been supportive of DOST programs and projects in the province presented by Provincial S&T Director, Mr. Fernando E. Ablaza.
Ms. Emelita P. Bagsit, Regional Director of DOST-CALABARZON, graced the said event and delivered the opening message. Ms. Bagsit said that the forum was a great avenue for encouraging the industry, as well as other line agencies to join hands for collaborative endeavors and for strengthening science, technology and innovation not just in the province, but also in the whole region.