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)