Two prestigious universities in Pampanga, the Angeles University Foundation (AUF) and Holy Angel University (HAU), welcomed the officials of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and showcased their technological innovations on 24 November 2021, as part of the celebration of the 2021 National Science and Technology Week in Central Luzon.

Among the DOST officials who visited the grant universities are: Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña, Usec. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, Regional Director Julius Caesar V. Sicat, and Asec. Diana Ignacio.

The Department of Science and Technology, through the Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Cooperation and the International Technology Cooperation Unit, in partnership with the Embassy of the United States of America in the Philippines, organized a webinar on 5G and Communicative Technologies on 24 November 2021 in connection to the week-long celebration of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW).

The Hybrid Electric Road Train of the Department of Science and Technology.

The Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT) will soon be rolling up north as the coolest ride up north as the Local Government of Ilagan City, Isabela is now finalizing its agreement with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to adopt this mass transportation technology developed by local engineers. 

By David Matthew C. Gopilan, DOST-STII

At least 14 unique animals found in Siargao islands take spotlight in a three-day webinar for kids during the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration.

In the webinar entitled, "Worth More than Gold: Siargao's Biodiversity", these animals have shown that the country's surfing capital is more than Cloud 9 waves, white-sand beaches, Sugba Lagoon, and Magpupungko Rock Pools.

Photo by: Gerardo Palad, DOST-STII, DOSTv

Bulacan State University (BulSU) president, Dr. Cecilia S. Navasero-Gascon confirmed that they plan to tap the local farmers to supply the raw materials need for the production of the emergency/disaster food in the DOST’s Regional Food Innovation Center (RFIC) in Central Luzon.