The Department of Science and Technology will be having its annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on July 24-28 2015 at SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. This year’s theme “Philippines: A Science Nation Innovating for Global Competitiveness,” will center its forums, exhibits and activities on different innovations from the agency’s Eight Outcomes namely: Agricultural Productivity, Enterprises, Industry Competitiveness, Information Technology-Business Process Management, Good Governance, Quality Healthcare, Education, and S&T Disaster Preparedness.
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), which is the umbrella organization of RHRDC XI, will display various DOST-supported technologies about health innovations together with the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) and Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI). Such innovations include Natural Health Supplement from Guyabano, Salt Iodization Machine, Candle-type Ceramic Water Filter, Essential Oils from Local Plants.
The NSTW is an activity that will gather the country’s scientists, researchers, inventors, innovators, industry players, academicians, students, and science and technology (S&T) enthusiasts. For further information, kindly visit the website at www.nstw.dost.gov.ph.