DAY 1 - November 10, 2021 | AM Session

Welcome Remarks 
Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara
DOST Undersecretary for R&D

Keynote Message 
Fortunato T. de la Peña
DOST Secretary

R&D Projects/Programs/Technologies that contributed to the 4Ks

Insights on the government’s efforts on Health Interventions against COVID-19
Dr. Francisco I. Duque III
DOH Secretary

Public health interventions against COVID-19
Genome sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 for public health pandemic response
Mr. Gerardo M. Polotan, DOH RITM
Development of Living Clinical Practice Guidelines for COVID-19 Management, Infection Prevention and Control (Pilot Study and Phase 1)
Dr. Marissa Alejandria, NIH-UP Manila

SIBOL COVID Task Force -
Telemonitoring Technologies
Dr. Edward Wang, UP Manila

SIBOL COVID Task Force - Telemetry System for COVID-19 PGH Response Team
Dr. Geohari L. Hamoy, UP Manila

SIBOL COVID Task Force - Telepresence Terminals for COVID-19 Response Team
Dr. Nathaniel S. Orillaza Jr., UP Manila

Validation Study of A Locally-Developed Electronic Stethoscope Prototype “E-Steth” Using A Phantom-Based Simulation System in the Auscultation of Lung Sounds
Dr. Michelle Cristine B. Miranda, UP Manila

The Beneficial Effects of Virgin Coconut Oil among Suspect and Probable Cases of COVID-19
Dr. Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa, DOST-FNRI
 Profiling Survey of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (TAHC) Practitioners in Four (4) Provinces in the Philippines (Pilot-study & Phase 1)
Dr. Calvin de los Reyes
Macro Health Research Organization, Inc.
 -Ventilator Prototype Development

- Photoluminescent metal nanocluster to detect, disinfect, and suppress the spread of coronavirus and other microorganisms
- baTID: RFID-band for Personalized Body Temperature Monitoring
- Printed Electronics and Nanotech Materials for the New Normal: Breathing with coughing sensor, Antiviral Nanotech for Air Circulator Filters, and Non-invasive Health Monitoring through Sensor Array Patch

Dr. Erwin P. Enriquez
Ateneo de Manila University
AMPLIFIED: miPCR: Development of a Microfluidic Miniaturised PCR Device (miPCR) for SARS-Cov-2 RNA Amplification via FDA-approved COVID-19 RT-PCR kits

Dr. Ricardo Jose S. Guerrero
Ateneo de Manila University

- ADDS: Development of an amplified DNA detection system for the detection of SARS-Cov-2 based on the thermocycler output of FDA-approved COVID-19 RT-PCR kits
Ms. Marie Jennifer Reolo
Ateneo de Manila University

- SWIFTeR’: A focused study to validate a rapid, simple and efficient isothermal COVID-19
Dr. Ricardo Jose Guerrero
Ateneo de Manila University
SIBOL COVID Task Force - Disinfection Technologies

- SIBOL Personal Protective Equipment - Design and Development of Locally-Manufactured, Reusable, Powered, AirPurifying Respirator (PAPR)
Dr. Samuel Arsenio M. Grozman
UP Manila

- SIBOL: CleanIntubate: Laryngoscope Blade Disinfection Device
Dr. Catherine Co
UP Manila

- SIBOL SaniPod: Self-Contained Disinfecting Cubicle
Dr. Edward Wang
UP Manila
 Development of Ready-to-Drink Pili (Canarium ovatum, Engl.) Pomace Tea

Dr. Elizabeth H. Arenas
University of Santo Tomas
Fortified Rice-Mongo Curls/ Fortified Rice-Mongo Blend/ Rimo Blend Instant Cereal Choco Flavor

Mr. Racky D. Doctor
Nutridense Food Manufacturing Corp. (NFMC)
Fortification of Rice with Vitamins and Minerals through Surface Modification Assisted by Ultrasonic Waves

Dr. Drexel Camacho
De La Salle University, Manila
Securing Safe and Sufficient Food Supply thru S&T

Dr. Synan S. Baguio
FRESH Farms: Food Risk and Safety Analysis in Agricultural Farms towards Improvement of Control Strategies for Food Safety

Dr. Vachel Gay V. Paller
 6th NRDC - DAY 1: Nov. 10, 2021 - PM Session 
Insights on the government’s efforts on Helping Industries Recover amidst the Pandemic  
Seaweed Drippings: Key to Farmers’ Enterprises

Dr. Augie E. Fuentes
Davao del Sur State College
BioGroe & HormoGroe

Dr. Lilia Fernando
Site-Specific Nutrient Management (SSNM) for Corn thru Nutrient Expert Software

Dr. Jesse C. Descalsota
Imagine Life with Edible Landscaping

Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr.
PlantKita: Financial Potentials with Ornamental Bamboos

Ms. Minda S. Odsey
Tissue Culture of Gugo, Why Not?

Ms. Janine C. Baguhin
Impact, Lessons Learned, Concerns, and Ways to Go in Ten Ecotourism Sites in the Philippines (Ecotourism in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic)

Dr. Belinda F. Espiritu
University of the Philippines Cebu
CRADLE: Development of a Design Guideline Using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) for Semiconductor Packages

Dr. Aristotle T. Ubando
De La Salle University
Protective Outerwear (POW) for Government Employees Project

Mr. Jackie Aquino
Philippine Fashion Coalition (PFC)
Pananaliksik at Kaunlaran Para sa Matatag na Kabuhayan

Dr. Juanito T. Batalon
 6th NRDC - DAY 2: Nov. 17, 2021 - AM Session 
 Updates on the Harmonized National Research & Development Agenda (HNRDA) for 2022-2028 
Basic Research

Dr. Marieta Bañez-Sumagaysay

Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora

Dr. Jaime C. Montoya
Industry, Emerging Technology

Dr. Enrico C. Paringit

Usec. Renato U. Solidum, Jr.
6th NRDC - DAY 2: Nov. 17, 2021 - AM Session 
Insights on the government’s efforts on Law and Order amidst the Pandemic

Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

CCMon (COVID Cases Monitor): Gender-specific insights based on COVID-19 epidemiological and socio-economic data

Dr. Jomar F. Rabajante
University of the Philippines Los Baños
Polisiya at Siyensya: Gabay sa Matatag na Food Security System

Dr. Ernesto O. Brown
Development of Health Index and Vulnerability Reduction System for Region 4B (D-HIVE 4B Capital)

Dr. Delia B. Senoro
Mapua University

Mr. Stephen L. Larcia
Hiraya Water Office
Fire Check: Urban Fire Hazard Mapping and Fire Spread Modeling

Prof. Aileen Joan O. Vicente
University of the Philippines Cebu

Project BUHAWI – (Building a Universal-Mount for Heavy Barrel Automated Weapon Integration)

Lt. Warlord V. Mojica
Philippine Navy
 6th NRDC - DAY 2: Nov. 17, 2021 - PM Session 
Insights on the government’s efforts on Providing Basic Education amidst COVID-19

Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones
Fighting drug resistant bugs: Exploring medically important qualities of Actinobacteria

Ms. Irene A. Papa

National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH-UPLB)
Agham at Teknolohiya para sa Pangangasiwa ng Saribuhay at Kaunlaran ng Susunod na Salinlahi

Dr. Leila C. America
Ocean Plastic, Not Fantastic! Threats of Microplastics to Philippine Treasures

Mr. Jon Alfonso P. Horvidalla

Understanding Lightning and Thunderstorms for Extreme Weather Monitoring and Information Sharing (ULAT)

Mr. Jerico Orejudos

Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI)
SWERVE: The Tool that can Save You During a Typhoon 

Mr. Karlo J. Timbal 

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Agency (DOST-PAGASA)
Prepping for the worst climate conditions over the Philippines in the 21st century

Mr. Wilmer A. Agustin
Flood Risk Assessment for Mitigation and Effective Response (FRAMER) of Riverine Towns in Selected River Basins in Cavite, Batangas, and Quezon Provinces using Most Recent LiDAR DEM

Engr. Fibor Tan
Mapua University
Philippine Groundwater Outlook (PhiGO)

Dr. Maria Aileen Leah G. Guzman
Ateneo de Manila University

Mr. Ryan Sabio
Tekton GeoMetrix Inc.
--> A Link-Up of Geomatics and Social Science Research for the Development of Smart Cities (LUNGSOD) Project

--> Formulation of a Settlements Model for New Growth Areas

EnP. Carmeli Marie C. Chaves
UP Diliman
SMART Food Value Chain Program: Leveling-up of Quezon’s Bagsakan Center Agri-Processing Facilities through Adoption of the Smart Food Value Chain Framework

Dir. Emelita P. Bagsit
DOST-Regional Office IV-A (CALABARZON)
Young Innovators Program

Dr. Ruby Raterta
Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD)
Resilient Education Information Infrastructure for the New Normal

Mr. Philip A. Martinez
Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI)
 --> Road Research Project on the Use of Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Polymer Waste (Plastic Bags) As Additive or Modifier in Hot Mix Asphalt

Engr. Neilsen T. Campit
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)

--> Road Research Projects on the Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregates as Base Coarse Material

Engr. Ma. Celine C. Angeles
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH

Space Technology and Applications Mastery, Innovation and Advancement (STAMINA4Space) Program

Dr. Maricor N. Soriano
UP DIliman
Terahertz Spectroscopy for Fingerprinting of Controlled Substances

Dr. Alvin Karlo G. Tapia
Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics, UP Los Baños
Technology Innovations for Mathematical Reasoning, Statistical Thinking, and Assessment

Dr. Ma. Louise Antonette N. de las Peñas
Ateneo de Manila University
Development of Accreditation Protocol for the Minimum Energy Performance (MEP) for electric vehicle charging station with UP-EEEI and Field Demonstration of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station with Cagayan State University

Dr. Lew Andrew R. Tria
Prototyping of solar assisted plug-in electric motor-powered boat

Engr. Febus Reidj G. Cruz
Mapua University
Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Cleaner Energy Future

Dr. Ronaldo P. Parreño Jr.
Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI)
--> Vaccine Information Management System

--> National Broadband Management Program
--> Government Emergency Communications System

Dir. Leo Cipriano Urbiztondo, Jr.
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)

In pursuit of sustainable development, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) together with the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD), with the support of the Enhanced EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument (E-READI) and the ASEAN Secretariat S&T Division hosted the EU-ASEAN Dialogue on GreenTech& Innovation Mapping: Green Technologies for Plastic Value Chain Management Webinar Series. This engagement isthe fourth installment of the six-part webinar series.


Theme: “Research and Development Making Change Happen” 

9 – 11 November 2020



Welcome Remarks_Usec Guevara

Keynote Message_Secretary de la Peña


A.      COVID-19 Initiatives Part 1

Gen-Amplify Coronavirus Kit_Dr. Destura

FASSSTER than COVID-19_Dr. Estuar

Covid-19 Solutions Using Our Transponder Technologies_Mr. Fetizanan

Manufacturing Repurposing Project – Local Production of Medical-Grade PPE Coveralls (DTI)_Exec. Dir. Agoncillo

GoClean Chamber: Full Body Disinfection in Seconds_DR. Uy

MATDEV 3D Printing Initiatives for Covid19_Dr. Basilia

Stopgap 3D-Printed PPEs @ AMReL_Prof. Dizon

Project RAMDAM, a relief monitoring and feedback tool_Mr. Bragais

Tracking made easy with TrAMS+ _Engr. Ramos

B.      COVID-19 Initiatives Part 2

GALING-PCAARRD: Kontra CoViD-19 Program_Dr. Ebora

VCO vs. COVID: A Functional Food Against a Many- Faceted Disease_Dr. Dayrit

SOLIDARITY Treatment Trial: Multicenter Randomized Trial of Additional Treatments for COVID-19 in Hospitalized Patients_Dr. Alejandria

C. Health Programs/ Technologies

Tuklas Lunas Program: Drug Discovery and Development from Philippine Biodiversity_Mr. Cruz

INDAK_Dr. Dominguez

Teenage Pregnancy in Eastern Visayas after Typhoons Yolanda and Ruby_Dr. Nelson

Going Viral: Using Digital Media Art for HIV-AIDS-Related Advocacies_Dr. Bantugan

D. Review/ amendment to the HNRDA

Basic Research_Dr. Sumagaysay

Health_Dr. Montoya

Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources (AANR)_Dr. Ebora

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change (DRR & CC)_Usec Solidum

Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology_Dr. Paringit

E.  Platforms for ease of doing business

OROBEST (DTI)_Mr. Pizarro

eBusiness Permit and Licensing System (eBPLS)_Ms. Roberto

CorregiTour Mobile App: A New Experience in Corregidor Island using Augmented Reality (CHED)_Ar. Dolores

F. Government-support for disaster-management and response

Flood Early Warning Systems (FEWS)_Engr. Badilla

GeoRisk Philippines Initiative and the HazardHunterPH_Ms. Cahulogan

The Recipe of a Smart City_Dr. Presbitero

Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation_Mr. Jimenez

G. Agriculture and Aquatic Industries Part 1

Winning the war on COCOLISAP Pest: The Nature's Way_Dr. Amalin

Clonal Forestry (DENR-ERDB)_Ms. Gutierrez

HI-Q VAM 1 for bamboo Plantation (DENR-ERDB)_Mr. Lomong-Oy

Juan Algae for Every Juan_Ms. Garibay

Our Trepang can be a Treasure: Producing Good-Quality Trepang from Philippine Sandfish_Dr. Yaptenco

CRADLE – ROSANNA: Banana Disease Surveillance System_Dr. Quimno

NICER – Flora and Fauna Assessment in Cebu Island Key Biodiversity Areas_Dr. Malaki

H. Agriculture and Aquatic Industries Part 2

The Taste of Success: Pinoy Gourmix (DA-BAR)_Ms. Aquino

Farming Superlicious Superworms (CHED)_Dr. Sabado

The Scientific Wonders of Philippine Mushrooms_Dr. Reyes

CRADLE: EggInnovation 4Healthier Filipinos_Ms. Virtucio

Itik Pinas_Dr. Santiago

Nipa Palm Sugar Processing Technology (DA-BAR)_Dr. Santos