By: Juan Carlo M. Manas

DOST- CALABARZON’s Food Safety team (FST), spearheaded by Dr. Lydia Manguiat, begins 2015 with an effort to give knowledge assistance to its partners region-wide. The Food Safety project is part of the Food Safety Inter Agency Program (FSIAP) that taps State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and representatives from different Research and Development institutions.

Through the use of webinar, FST’s endeavours towards the reduction of food & waterborne illness outbreaks are disseminated via live streaming from the H.B. Aycardo Hall, DOST IV-A.


The Resource Speaker: Ms. Christmasita A. Oblepias is a Food & Drug Regulation Officer of Philippine FDA. She is also a registered chemist.

By: Quimby Mari Genota

Monitoring and assessment of water quality are the primary function of Sensing Environmental Parameters Through Telemetry (SENTRY), an innovation developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST IV-A) and was deployed last November 20, 2015 at Lipote River, Mataasnakahoy, Batangas Province.

Actual photo of the Sensing Environmental Parameters Through Telemetry (SENTRY) deployed at Lipote River, Mataasnakahoy, Batangas, Province

The Department of Science and Technology eminently exhibited its current accomplishments and breakthroughs in the very recent conduct of the 2015 National Science and Technology Week with its preceding regional and provincial celebrations. DOST attributes the success of these events to the hardwork of its people and the utmost promotion done by the local, regional, and national media whose dayto-day promotions caught the interest of our bosses, the Filipino people.


By: Juan Carlo M. Manas

July 30, 2015 - The Management Information System (MIS) of DOST IV-A (CALABARZON) started the deployment of their recently accomplished system that will lend hand in the online archiving of Research and Development achievements of State Universities and Colleges and Higher Education Institutes and research institutions in the region through the conduct of users training orientation.explore screenshotx