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By: Krizzia Mei C. Esperanza

On February 17, 2021, the Department of Science and Technology – CALABARZON (DOST-CALABARZON), through its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Cavite (DOST-PSTC Cavite), attended the blessing and inauguration of the Buhay Autismo Incorporated (BAI) Tubig Talino Water Refilling Station in Barangay Mabuhay, Carmona, Cavite.  The event is part of the line-up of induction activities celebrating the 164th Founding Anniversary of the Municipality of Carmona, Cavite.

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The BAI is a non-government organization established in October 2017 by parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Carmona. With the assistance of the Persons with Disabilities Affairs Office (PDAO) in the municipality, the organization became empowered to spearhead livelihood projects to support the care and to raise the living conditions of persons with ASD and their families. One of such projects is the establishment of the Tubig Talino Water Refilling Station. The DOST-PSTC Cavite funded the installment of the station equipment and tools for iodine fortification, and helped the BAI to comply with food safety and hygiene standards, and to acquire license to operate with the Food and Drug Administration.

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By: John Maico M. Hernandez and Renalee M. Leyesa, DOST-PSTC Batangas

Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Batangas’ TechSilog Online Seminar Series featured the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) - developed Iodine-Rich Drinking Water popularly known as “Tubig Talino” on its second episode conducted via Zoom and Facebook live, Feb. 23.

Tubig Talino is a response to the call of slaying Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) among Filipinos. It is a purified or ordinary potable water mixed with Water Plus I2 that may be consumed to improve iodine intake of Filipinos resulting to better health. According to FNRI, a 5ml of Water Plus I2 can make 20 liters of Tubig Talino that can meet 33% of the iodine daily requirement of the body.

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By: John Maico M. Hernandez, DOST-PSTC Batangas

The Nutribun of the 70s enhanced and reformulated by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) was the focus of the first episode of Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Batangas’ Online Seminar Series dubbed as “TechSilog: Usapang Agham, Kaulam sa Umagahan” conducted via Zoom, Feb. 16.

By Halyn Lunel Gamboa

Last February 19, DOST-CALABARZON in partnership with the DOST-Philippine Council For Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) and DOST-Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI), conducted the “Webinar on the Assessment of Technology and Investment Readiness Level of RDIs/SUCs’ Technologies”.

This webinar is part of DOST’s Strategy to Accelerate and Revitalize Technology Transfer (StARTT) program and aims to impart guidelines to Research and Development Institutes (RDIs) and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in CALABARZON on whether their technologies and investments are already geared towards their commercialization phase.

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By: John Maico M. Hernandez, DOST-PSTC Batangas

Sweetie Pies, baked goodies producer in Balayan, Batangas, has laid the grounds of their improved food safety system implementation after completing the two-day training on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Documentation conducted by Department of Science and Technology (DOST) CALABARZON Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Batangas, Feb. 17-18.