DOST R02 to Host First Reg’l Celebration of NIW

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 02 will host the first regional celebration of the Filipino Inventors Society Producer Cooperative’s 2017 National Inventors Week set on November 20-24, 2017 in Cauayan City, Isabela.

Envisioned to become the top cooperative in the country in promoting and recognizing Filipino inventions globally, FISPC has been celebrating the NIW since 1993 through the Presidential Proclamation No. 285.

The weeklong activity aims not just to celebrate and honor the milestones and significant contributions of the Filipino inventor-entrepreneurs, also called inventrepreneurs, but also to promote and mainstream their inventions and innovations in the countryside.

With the theme “Filipino Inventors at Its Best, Celebrating the Bright Minds”, fantastic, remarkable and brilliant inventions and innovations will be showcased during the exhibits at F.L Dy Coliseum in Cauayan City, Isabela.

E-firecrackers, invented by FISPC President Francisco “Popoy” Pagayon, are expected to welcome the public with a big bang in the opening program of the 2017 NIW. It is an electronic device that lights like a real firecracker and sounds like a real Judas Belt making the holiday celebration safe and sound.

“With our cannon-type electric firecrackers, you can bring the celebration of New Year’s Eve inside your home without any risk to health and property,” shared Inventor Popoy.

Aside from inventions, various success stories of local inventors in their field of specializations will be told. A business-matching event dubbed “Gala Night” will take place where inventors meet the business sectors, private or public, for potential partnerships and transactions.

Different fora and training are also prepared including the Stata Training for Health Researchers, Basic Occupational Safety and Hazard (BOSH) Training, Intellectual Property (IP) Forum, and 3rd Annual Health Research Forum.

Moreover, the recognition for the winners of the Invention Contest will be held during the closing program of NIW on November 24, 2017. The contest is open to both public and private inventors and researchers who can compete under the two identified commodities, the rice and corn. Each commodity has three categories which include   food, mechanization and energy. Winners will bring home as much as P25,000 cash prize.

Meanwhile, the Local Government Unit of Cauayan City headed by Mayor Bernard Dy, Isabela State University led by President Ricmar P. Aquino, DOST Region 02 headed by Regional Director Sancho A. Mabborang, Lina Group of Companies headed by Chairman Alberto Lina and the Technology Application and Promotion Institute headed by Director Edgar I. Garcia are the official partners of FISPC in the celebration of the 2017 NIW.

Aside from NIW, DOST and FISPC have been partners in creating a wider market for the Filipino Inventors through oneSTore.ph, an online platform of DOST that caters to DOST-assisted micro, small and medium enterprises to expand their target markets.

Currently, FISPC has already established three (3) oneSTore Hubs in Quezon City, Cauayan City and Urdaneta, Pangasinan. These hubs contain various locally-produced products of DOST-assisted MSMEs from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

The on-going partnerships of FISPC and DOST manifest a successful and stronger relationship of both parties in delivering various services and programs to the people for a better and more progressive country.

DOST key officials including DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peńa, DOST-TAPI Dir. Garcia and DOST Regional Directors are expected to come. Also, different members of FISPC will be joining the event including FISPC Chairman Michael B. Hortaleza. Further, LGC Chairman Lina together with Air21 President Reuben SJ Pangan and DOS1 President Edgardo Cayton confirmed their attendance.

The exhibits are open to public from 9:00AM-7:00PM for free. For further details, visit the official account of DOST Region 02 @www.facebook.com/cagayanvalley and FISPC Page @ https://www.facebook.com/fispc. (By KC D. Sucuano/DOST R02)

DOST programs and services presented at DepEd regional office 02

Engr. Lacambra presents DOST programs/projects with DepEd officials at the 2017 K to 12 Cum Expo at DepEd regional office 02 on September 29, 2017. Dr. Vergara shared STARBOOKS partnership with LGu Santiago inspiring other school officials to do the same. Likewise, Dr. Tong shared the Starbooks installed during his stay at DepEd Cagayan and his plan to the same at his post Cauayan City. For details please contact the DOST 02 regional office or provincial offices.

Philtech Metal Designs and Stainless Fabrication success story from Welder to Fabricator

Mr. Michael Angelo Pagunuran of Philtech Metal Designs and Stainless Fabrication shared their inspiring SET UP Success Story during the awarding of the SET UP Innovative System Support (ISS) Assistance.

Philtech Metal Designs and Stainless Fabrication is a recipient of the SET UP assistance in 2010. According to Mr. Pagunuran, prior to the DOST assistance, due to production constraints, there was low income and low volume of production. With the help of SET UP, Philtech was able to purchase new equipment that improved their production that paved way to the increase in income, volume of production and employment,

19 more beneficiaries received their ISS Assistance, 7 of which are from the Province of Cagayan on October 26,2017.

 

Skills Upgrading Training on Fruit Processing with Calamansi at Allacapan, Cagayan

The DOST-PSTC Cagayan in cooperation with DTI-Cagayan conducted a Skills Upgrading Training on Fruit Processing with Calamansi as raw material to the members of Dalayap Women Association of Dalayap, Allacapan, Cagayan on October 24, 2017.

Trainors from DOST conducted a techno-demo on how to produce Calamansi Wine, Calamansi Extract, Calamansi Juice and Bath Soap with Calamansi Extract.

Skills Training at Rizal, Cagayan

The DOST-PSTC Cagayan in cooperation with DTI-Cagayan conducted a Skills Training on Candle Making, Training on Business Map and Upgrading of Skills on Soap Making  to the members of Malaueg Candle and Soap Makers Association  on October 24-26,2017 at Malaueg Activity Center, Rizal, Cagayan.

During the 1st day training at Rizal,Cagayan. A total of 48 participants attended the Training on Business Mapping,equipping them with necessary skills on entrepreneurship. The training could also be used in effectively running their business in the future.

 

During the 2nd day training at Rizal,Cagayan. Trainors from DOST conducted a techno-demo on how to make candles.It seeks to enable them to engage in household and commercial candle making which might be beneficial for their personal and organizational business endeavor. It was introduced right in time for the up-coming All Saints Day, the season with high demand of candle products. Participants were taught the appropriate materials to buy for candle-making and were introduced the proper uses of each materials. Trainer Eyra Cureg also tackles the right amount and proportion of each material as it is essential for the quality of the finished product. The learned skills from this activity will be useful for the income generation activity of their respective organizations.

During the 3rd Day. Participants from different barangays of Rizal, Cagayan attended the Training on Homecare Products. Their eagerness to learn made the day successful and productive. Participants were taught the appropriate materials to buy for soap making and were introduced the proper uses of each chemicals.  The trainers, Ms. Elise Marie Lucas and Jennifer Ibanez, also tackled the right amount and proportion of each chemicals as it is essential for the quality of the finished product.They were taught how to make dishwashing liquid, fabric conditioner, hand liquid soap and detergent powder.

DOST PSTC-Cagayan conducts training on Phytochemical Screening and Soap making to Chemistry and Biology graduate students

DOST -PSTC Cagayan in collaboration with CSU-Andrews Campus conducts training on Phytochemical Screening and Soap making to Chemistry and Biology graduate students.The training aims to expose students to real work of environment experience and at the same time,to gain knowledge through hands on observation and job execution.

“Agham ni Angkuan”

 

PSTC Cagayan as it goes on air at DWDA for the Radyo ni Angkuan, discusses food safety and the upcoming activities of the National Inventors Week regional celebration at Cauayan City on Nov 20-24, 2017.

Tune in every friday 3:00pm to 4:00pm in DWDA “Agham ni Angkuan” for DOST program and activities update.

DOST R02 to Host First Reg’l Celebration of NIW

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 02 will host the first regional celebration of the Filipino Inventors Society Producer Cooperative’s 2017 National Inventors Week set on November 20-24, 2017 in Cauayan City, Isabela.

Envisioned to become the top cooperative in the country in promoting and recognizing Filipino inventions globally, FISPC has been celebrating the NIW since 1993 through the Presidential Proclamation No. 285.

The weeklong activity aims not just to celebrate and honor the milestones and significant contributions of the Filipino inventor-entrepreneurs, also called inventrepreneurs, but also to promote and mainstream their inventions and innovations in the countryside.

With the theme “Filipino Inventors at Its Best, Celebrating the Bright Minds”, fantastic, remarkable and brilliant inventions and innovations will be showcased during the exhibits at F.L Dy Coliseum in Cauayan City, Isabela.

E-firecrackers, invented by FISPC President Francisco “Popoy” Pagayon, are expected to welcome the public with a big bang in the opening program of the 2017 NIW. It is an electronic device that lights like a real firecracker and sounds like a real Judas Belt making the holiday celebration safe and sound.

“With our cannon-type electric firecrackers, you can bring the celebration of New Year’s Eve inside your home without any risk to health and property,” shared Inventor Popoy.

Aside from inventions, various success stories of local inventors in their field of specializations will be told. A business-matching event dubbed “Gala Night” will take place where inventors meet the business sectors, private or public, for potential partnerships and transactions.

Different fora and training are also prepared including the Stata Training for Health Researchers, Basic Occupational Safety and Hazard (BOSH) Training, Intellectual Property (IP) Forum, and 3rd Annual Health Research Forum.

Moreover, the recognition for the winners of the Invention Contest will be held during the closing program of NIW on November 24, 2017. The contest is open to both public and private inventors and researchers who can compete under the two identified commodities, the rice and corn. Each commodity has three categories which include   food, mechanization and energy. Winners will bring home as much as P25,000 cash prize.

Meanwhile, the Local Government Unit of Cauayan City headed by Mayor Bernard Dy, Isabela State University led by President Ricmar P. Aquino, DOST Region 02 headed by Regional Director Sancho A. Mabborang, Lina Group of Companies headed by Chairman Alberto Lina and the Technology Application and Promotion Institute headed by Director Edgar I. Garcia are the official partners of FISPC in the celebration of the 2017 NIW.

Aside from NIW, DOST and FISPC have been partners in creating a wider market for the Filipino Inventors through oneSTore.ph, an online platform of DOST that caters to DOST-assisted micro, small and medium enterprises to expand their target markets.

Currently, FISPC has already established three (3) oneSTore Hubs in Quezon City, Cauayan City and Urdaneta, Pangasinan. These hubs contain various locally-produced products of DOST-assisted MSMEs from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

The on-going partnerships of FISPC and DOST manifest a successful and stronger relationship of both parties in delivering various services and programs to the people for a better and more progressive country.

DOST key officials including DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peńa, DOST-TAPI Dir. Garcia and DOST Regional Directors are expected to come. Also, different members of FISPC will be joining the event including FISPC Chairman Michael B. Hortaleza. Further, LGC Chairman Lina together with Air21 President Reuben SJ Pangan and DOS1 President Edgardo Cayton confirmed their attendance.

The exhibits are open to public from 9:00AM-7:00PM for free. For further details, visit the official account of DOST Region 02 @www.facebook.com/cagayanvalley and FISPC Page @ https://www.facebook.com/fispc. (By KC D. Sucuano/DOST R02)

PSTC Cagayan conducts Integrated Science and Math Quiz

 

Tuguegarao City, August 9. The DOST-PSTC Cagayan in partnership with DepEd Division of Cagayan and the Tuguegarao City Schools Division conducted the Integrated Science and Math Quiz at Cagayan State University  Gymnasium, Andrews Campus Caritan, Tuguegarao City in celebration of the Provincial Science and Technology Week.

Engr. Sylvia T. Lacambra, PD of DOST Cagayan inspired  and challenged the elementary and secondary contestants in her Opening Remarks saying “Being successful in exams and tests is a simple two step process — believe in yourself and back it up with plain old hard work.”

The said activity were joined by forty (40) participating teams in the Elementary level as follows:  six  (6) from Tuguegarao Division, eleven (11)  from District 1, fourteen (14) from District 2 and  nine (9) from District 3.

On the other hand, forty-three (43)  teams participated in the Secondary level:  six (6) from Tuguegarao City Division, ten (10) from District 1, fifteen (15) from District 2 and twelve (12) from District 3.

The DOST is gearing up for week-long celebration of the 2017 Regional Science and Technology Week  from August 14-18, 2017 to be held in Cauayan City, Isabela with various activities..

The following teams were declared  winners  and will proceed to the Regional Level Competition on August 14, 2017 at Our Lady of Pillars Pastoral Center at Cauayan City, Isabela.

Province of Cagayan:

Elementary Level                                                            

1st Place   – Tuguegarao North Central School

2nd Place  – Solana West Central

3rd Place  – Tuguegarao North East Central School

4th Place  – Sta. Teresita Central School

5th place   – Malasin Elementary School

 

Secondary Level                                                               

1st place    – Cagayan National High School

2nd  place  – Enrile Vocational High School

3rd place    – Tuguegarao City Science High School

4th  place   – Peñablanca National High School

5th place    – Amulung National High School