DOST secretary Fortunato dela Peña said he is expecting more intellectual property (IP) applications and approvals with the recent launch of the National Intellectual Property Strategy (NIPS) 2020-2025.
UP electrical engineering professor Joel Joseph S. Marciano served as director of the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) of the DOST and led the country’s space program.
Department of Science and Technology (DOST) secretary Fortunato de la Peña has expressed his goal of intensifying the commercialization of DOST-developed products and technologies in
It was also in August 2019 that a bill creating the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) was signed into law. The PhilSA, however, was placed under the administrative supervision of the Office of the President (OP) and not as an attached unit of the DOST as originally intended.
Government authorities have signed the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the law providing incentives to local startups.
The government aims to generate 1,000 startups by 2022 through initiatives under RA 11337 or the Innovative Startup Act.
This year’s Tagisang Robotics, which returned after its last staging in 2014, featured a new game inspired by basketball.
Singapore-based technology firm BCB Blockchain has announced a P15-million fund to support local incubators and startup accelerators under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).