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    Spin-off start-ups by DOST-ASTI Researchers to license the technologies under HIRANG Internship Program

    Pursuant to the Technology Transfer Act of 2009, the HIRANG DOST-ASTI Internship team members, with the persistent proposition of their mentor, Atty. Anne Mariae Celeste Jumadla, persuaded the researchers of the technology “Remote Sensing and Data Science (DATOS) Help Desk” to have a spin-off to license the technology as part of the deliverables of the program. This Act provides the framework and support system for the ownership, management, use, and commercialization of intellectual property (IP) generated from research and development institutions (RDIs) funded by government and for other purposes.

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    Strengthening IP Protection of DOST-PNRI Pinoy pride HIRANG technologies

    The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) of the technology, “Carboxymethyl Hyaluronic Hydrogels (CMHA)” developed by Gamma-Irradiation, was already filed last 30 May 2020. PCT is an international patent law treaty that provides a unified procedure for filing patent application to protect inventions in each of its contracting states.

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    A Year for the DOST RDIs, ITSO Focuses on IP Protection of Home-Grown Innovations

    Recognizing the importance of protecting the intellectual properties (IP) generated from research and development activities of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO) of the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) focused this year’s IP support to the seven DOST-RDIs namely the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), Forest Products Research and Development Institute (FPRDI), Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI), Metals Research and Development Center (MIRDC), Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI), and Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI).

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    DOST-FPRDI Internship team scouts FPRDI Wine Barrel Technology applications

    Adapting the business mindset in developing innovations, Dr. Gonzalo Serafica and the DOST Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) team are planning to expand the applications of the FPRDI Wine Barrel Technology such as being storage containers of chili and soy sauce before it is produced and distributed to the market. A teleconference meeting between the DOST-FPRDI Internship team, Mr. Luke Macababbad of Dielle’s Apiary & Meadery, Inc., and Mr. Gerard Ramos was conducted on 11 June 2020 via Zoom to discuss the possibilities and plans for the next steps of technology development and commercialization.

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    Iloilo Local Pharmaceutical Company, potential licensee of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) technology undergoing HIRANG Internship Program

    As part of the implementation of the HIRANG Internship Program under the project, “Support to the Commercialization of 500 DOST-Generated Technologies and Strengthening the Country’s Intellectual Property and Technology Portfolios”, the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI), in collaboration with the visiting expert from the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD), Dr. Lawrence L. Ilag, PhD JD, is incessantly in the search for potential licensees and adaptors of the technologies of DOST-PNRI under the said program.

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    HIRANG activities continue, DOST-FPRDI Internship team conduct series of teleconference meetings

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic cases in the country since March 2020, a series of teleconference meetings on capacity building, customer interviews, and lecture discussions on technology transfer and commercialization was facilitated by the Department of Science and Technology – Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) and in partnership with Visiting Experts Program (VEP) mentor, Dr. Gonzalo Serafica, and the Department of Science and Technology – Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) for the HIRANG Internship program.

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    Unceasing headway of the HIRANG Internship Program with Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) amidst COVID-19 crisis

    The Department of Science and Technology-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), with the continuous support of their mentor, Atty. Anne Mariae Celeste Jumadla, is working in the full swing on the deliverables of the HIRANG Internship Program under the project, “Support to the Commercialization of 500 DOST-Generated Technologies and Strengthening the Country’s Intellectual Property and Technology Portfolios”. The team vigorously delivered outputs despite difficulty of doing remote work due to the implemented Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila by the National Government, and while the restricted-movement protocol is in effect through a work-from-home scheme.

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    GETS mo? Rethinking wastewater conservation for households

    In 2002, the United Nations recognized that the human right to water is indispensable for leading a life in dignity. It has also become a prerequisite for the realization of other human rights.

    However, the reality is not quite as ideal as it should be with billions of people around the world still not able to access clean water on a daily basis.

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    From Scratch to Crutch

    It takes one to know one, therefore, who better to come up with great innovations than those who actually lived the struggle.

    Most people often take for granted the things that other people are dreaming to have. For instance, people with disabilities are hindered from experiencing some things the way a full-abled person experiences them, such as standing firm without the need for support.

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    The Rise of Xentrinobot: Modern solutions for modern problems

    As our country continues its battle against the COVID19 pandemic, questions on the learning continuity in the education sector has been bubbling up ever since almost all classes nationwide were cancelled as a safety response against the threat of putting the health of Filipino learners at risk.

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    INVENT KIDS SAY THANKS

    HELLO, CREATIVE KIDS! 👦👧 Panahon na para tayo naman ang magpasalamat sa ating mga minamahal na mga frontliners sa pamamagitan ng paggawa ng THANK YOU CARDS!

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    DOST-TAPI launches i-INVENT PH, holds forum at NICE 2020

    The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) launched its newest campaign dubbed as i-INVENT PH or Inventors’ Innovation for a Noble Vision of an Entrepreneurial Nation of Tomorrow Philippines through a forum during the culminating day of the 2020 National Invention Contest and Exhibit (NICE) on at the SMX Convention Center Aura, BGC, Taguig City.

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    Project Hirang: First DOST Technology Transfer Internship Program Launched

    In its bid to ramp-up the skills, network, and industry competence of its Technology Transfer Officers in the commercialization of government-funded technologies, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) has officially launched the country’s first internship program designed for DOST Research and Development Institutes (RDI): Project Hirang which stands for “Honing Innovations, Research Agreements and Negotiations of Government-funded Technologies.

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    More researchers and experts trained for IP Valuation Writing

    In order to equip more researchers and technology transfer officers in efficiently advancing more relevant technologies, the Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) conducted the IP Valuation Writeshop-Training for the DOST Research and Development Institutes (DOST-RDIs) on January 16-17, 2020 at PCIEERD Conference Room, Science Heritage Building, DOST Compound, Bicutan Taguig City.

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    Tech Trans Officers Get Ready to Protect their Technologies

    The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) through the Support to the Commercialization of 500 DOST-Generated Technologies and Strengthening the Country’s Intellectual Property and Technology Portfolios (DOST 500 Program) will conduct Basic Intellectual Property (IP) and Invention Disclosure Training-Workshop on 23 January 2020 at the TAPI Audio-Visual Room, DOST Compound, Taguig City.

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    TAPI continues to capacitate DOST employees on IP Rights

    Taguig City – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) reaffirms its commitment to train the department’s specialists by conducting a three-day “Capacity Building for DOST Employees on Intellectual Property Rights” from September 30 to October 2, 2019.

    “This training was organized in order to produce our very own evaluators/para-agent that will help our in-house patent agents in the future,” Atty. Marion Ivy D. Decena, Chief Science Research Specialist of the Invention Development Division (TAPI-IDD) said during the opening ceremony,” said TAPI Program Manager Clifford Glenn said.

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    DOST strengthens networks on patenting-directed R&D

    Makati City – Thru its Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is currently a two-day training for the intellectual property (IP) and technology transfer professionals of its partner institutions on how to further analyse and utilize patent information here at the Makati Palace Hotel, Makati City until tomorrow.

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    DOST-TAPI specializes IP Audits

    Ensuring the market-readiness and smooth commercialization of the technologies of the Research Development and Institutes (RDIs), the Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) recently upgraded its approaches for Intellectual Property (IP) Audit.

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    TAPI’s Invent School reaches Northern Mindanao

    Malaybalay City, Bukidnon – For the first time, The Invent School Program of the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI-DOST) was conducted here in Northern Mindanao.

    In close collaboration with DOST Regional Office No. 10, TAPI-DOST held the seminar-workshop for Elementary Laboratory School at the Bukidnon State University (BukSU) last 23 August 2019.

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