IILIGAN CITY - Two budding businesses in Iligan, Sweet Honey-Man C and Iligan Vegetarian Health Care Services availed of the governement assistance provided by DOST-X under Small Enterprises Technology Upgrading Program. After submission of proposals and other required documents, their corresponding financial assistance were approved.


From L-R: Editha Cerujales(former owner of Sweet Honey Man-C), Alfonso P. Alamban (Regional Director, DOST-X), Evelyn C. Maglangit (owner, Sweet Honey Man-C), Engr. Romela N. Ratilla (ARD, Technical Services Division, DOST-X), Eugene de los Santos (owner , Iligan Vegetarian and Health Care Services), Gerrylou Sweet M. Pia (SRS II, PSTC-LDN representative)

Students in Cagayan de Oro City and neighboring areas are the target participants of a number of activities to be conducted by DOST Region 10 as part of the Science Nation Tour. DOST Secretary Mario Montejo will grace the events.

With the theme, “Agham na Ramdam,” Science Nation Tour in Region 10 will be a four-day event starting on August 20 and to culminate on August 24. A number of activities have been lined up to be participated in by the young people. One of these activities is the Career Guidance and Leadership Forum on August 21 at the Mindanao University of Science and Technology (MUST) of which about 150 high school students are expected to attend.


On July 10, 2015 at Deluxe Hotel, Cogon, Cagayan de Oro City, an orientation and training was conducted for the LGUs specifically the Muncipal Mayor, Municipal Health Officers (MHO) and the Information and Technology (IT) staff of the receipient-municipalities of the eHATID LGU program. The eHATID LGU project (eHealth TABLET for Informed Decision Making of LGUs) is one of the eHealth and Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) projects of Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) with Ateneo De Manila University.


In time for the 2nd Monday Convocation Program and Opening of the 17th Charter Day Celebration of Malaybalay City, on March 9, 2015, the Department of Science and Technology through the Provincial S&T Center (PSTC)-Bukidnon turned over the 22 units of STARBOOKS to the City Government of Malaybalay through Hon. Ignacio W. Zubiri, the City Mayor. Hon. Zubiri likewise turned over the said units to the 19 High Schools in Malaybalay City through the Schools Division Superintendent, Edilberto L. Oplenaria by signing the Acknowledgement of Receipts (ARE).

The Department of Science and Technology in Region 10 is inviting inventors and researchers to join this year’s Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE). Prizes are at stake and winners will represent the region in the National Invention Contest and Exhibits.

For region 10, RICE will be held on August 21-23 at the Event Center, 2nd Level, Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City.