Sen. Joel Villanueva underscored the importance of innovation at the time of the pandemic, as he credited the country’s improved ranking in the Global Innovation Index where the Philippines ranked 50th out of 130 economies due to the increased investments of the government in research and development.
A new study said there is a need for both government and private sector to support the promotion of most S&T disciplines given that new jobs are emerging from new technologies and industries.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be staging on November 23-29 the 2020 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration in virtual mode for the first time.
After the country reached this year its best record in the Global Innovation Index (GII), the Department of Science and Technology is targeting to significantly advance further in two years.
The Philippines moved up four places in the 2020 Global Innovation Index (GII), improving from its 54th place 2019 to 50th spot this year.
The Knowledge Hub or KHub contains libraries of teaching guides for Pisay teachers and serves as a one-stop-shop for students for all their academic needs.
The “Einstein 1K” initiative is aims to raise the bar for Region II in terms of contributed inventions, utility model, industrial design, and trademark.
The scholarship program is open to Grade 12 students in AY 2020-21 who intend to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses in college next school year.