Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Mimaropa Regional Director Dr. Ma. Josefina P. Abilay has been conferred with the Benita and Catalino Yap Foundation (BCYF) Innovation Award (BIA) for Government Service category for bringing innovative water technology solutions to address water scarcity in the region.
A total of 15 technologies in Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) region have applied for grant of a patent at the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said on Thursday, July 15.
SETUP: How this DOST program increased annual productivity of local white shrimp grower in Oriental Mindoro by 40%
The innovative aquaculture industry is on sight in the Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon,Palawan) region as the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continues implementing the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) which seeks to assist micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in adopting technological innovations to improve their products and operations.