• 1 of 7 Laboratory Services
  • 2 of 7 Smart Systems
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  • 4 of 7 SFTO
  • 5 of 7 Food Safety
  • 6 of 7 Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
  • 7 of 7 Science for Change Program


The Department of Science and Technology Region IV-A (CALABARZON) is pleased to announce the conduct the 2015 Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits (RICE) on October 27-29, 2015 (venue to be announced later) with the theme, ‘CALABARZON: A Smart Region Innovating and Inventing for Global Competitiveness.’ This Regional Contest will serve as the qualifying round for the 2016 National Invention Contests and Exhibits (NICE).

In line with this, we would like to invite your students and faculty researchers to join in this competition which has six categories: (1) Outstanding Invention (Tuklas Award), (2) Outstanding Utility Model, (3) Outstanding Industrial Design, (4) Outstanding Creative Research (Likha Award), (5) Outstanding Student Creative Research (Sibol Award) for High School students, and (6) Outstanding Student Creative Research (Sibol Award) for College students. For more information, you may download the 2015 Regional Invention Contest Rules, Criteria, and Entry Forms at

By: Juan Carlo M. Manas

The Department of Science and Technology, Region IV-A (DOST-CALABARZON) grabs the title as the top performing DOST regional office for 2014 in the recently concluded mid-year planning and review that was held in Clark, Pampanga.

DOST Secretary Mario Montejo announced on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 the turn-out of the performance evaluation of all offices in the DOST system.

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Back-to-Back Webinar

Fish & Fishery Products Hazards and Control
Ms. Natividad Efondo, Aquaculturist II of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region (BFAR) IV-A
Nov. 10, 2015, 9:00-10:00 AM

Allergen Control in Food Production
Prof. Bryan Rey O. Oliveros, Assistant Professor from Food Science Cluster, College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)
Nov. 10, 2015, 10:00-11:00 AM

By: Ma. Lotuslei P. Dimagiba

Every office has encountered the hassle of tracking, compiling and restoring old files and records, which results to crowded office space, and an increase budget allocation for compartments and storage rooms.

Now, the Department of Science and Technology Region IV-A (CALABARZON) has come up with an online information system called “IMPRESSION,” an acronym for Information and Monitoring of Projects, Services and S&T Interventions.

By: Juan Carlo M. Manas

“Ang pagtupad sa serbisyo ay dapat may kalidad at katapatan.” A powerful line uttered by DOST IV-A’s Regional Director Dr. Alexander Madrigal in his opening remarks on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 as he welcomes S&T scholarship qualifiers who successfully managed to secure slots in the country’s most eyed, premiere and prestigious science scholarship brand while they ready themselves for the signing of contract in swear to a protracted term of obligation to the country.