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Over 400 entries have been submitted for the Science Hugot Contest of DOST X. The participants, mostly in their teens and twenties, demonstrate their wisdom and vast interest in science with their entries – a remarkable trait that is eagerly welcomed by those involved in the field of science as there is always a need for new engineers, physicists, scientists, inventors, and other people in science.

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Mr. Aliman’s witty entry utilizes the symbols of periodic table elements.

As if to emphasize that science can indeed be fun, the participants explore their creativity and prowess in science with their thought-provoking and witty entries for the Science Hugot Contest.

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The Department of Science and Technology Region 10 joined the national simultaneous earthquake drill set on June 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

The occurrence set forth inside the agency with a siren for about 30 seconds. Same goes to what should be usually done during earthquake drills to duck, cover and hold. More than 44 people participated the drill consisting of employees and intern students.

The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office 10 (DOST-10), through the CY 2017 General Appropriation Act of the Government of the Philippines intends to apply the sum of One Million Three Hundred Thousand Pesos (P1,300,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for Sale of Goods. Bids received in excess of the
ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

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The DOST-X staff in full-force in meeting the big boss.

Despite the tight schedule of Sec. Fortunato S. dela Peña as the distinguished Guest Speaker during the 80th Commencement Exercise of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP), he was still able to spare a part of his time for a short meeting with the whole DOST-X Staff headed by Regional Director Alfonso P. Alamban at USTP, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City on March 31, 2017.APA and FTP

Building a fervent link between R&D and technology commercialization has always been the goal of TAPI. With the passing of RA 10055 or the “Philippine Technology Transfer Act”, DOST has been pushing for an enabling ecosystem that could facilitate smoother and faster transfer of local technologies into the mainstream market.

For its part, several programs and policies has been implemented by DOST in support of a more proactive and responsive technology transfer system, such as the Intellectual Property (IP) Policy, Technology Transfer Protocol, Fairness Opinion Board / Report Guidelines and IP Management Protocols. DOST has also been ensuring the market-readiness of local technologies by providing support in pre-commercialization aspects of R&D breakthroughs.