By: Mr. Rodolfo “Rudy” De Guzman, DOST-STII

TRECE MARTIRES, Cavite - As part of its full service assistance to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the Provincial S&T Center (PSTC) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently conducted a one-day seminar on the latest energy cost reduction techniques to help beneficiaries of DOST’s Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) save on power consumption. The event was held on March 7, 2016 at Chowking in Trece Martires, Cavite.

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By: Rudy De Guzman, S&T Media Service

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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Provincial S&T Center Cavite recently granted AMVEL Metal Fabrication Services a P3M aid to finance its acquisition of a CNC Milling Machine to expand its production volume and tap other markets in the CALABARZON region.

By: Neil Adamson V. Lameyra

Handmande paper training

DOST-PSTC Rizal, together with DOST-FPRDI, aims to help and train the community with livelihood programs. These trainings may lead to the growth of the community and would help the people financially. There are several technology trainings offered by the DOST-FPRDI such as training on handmade paper. Fortunately, the raw materials for handmade paper are abundant in the coastal community of Jalajala.

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By: John Maico M. Hernandez

WAWA, NASUGBU, BATANGAS – To increase productivity of seaweed chips and impart new knowledge on processing additional profit-generating seaweeds-based products to GK San Francisco Javier People’s Organization, DOST Batangas, in partnership with Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) CALABARZON, PUSOD Inc. and with the local government of Nasugbu, conducted a training on Seaweeds Processing with Awareness-Seminar on Basic Food Hygiene and on current Good Manufacturing Practices, April 4-5.

By: Kat Bitao and Rochelle Cruz

Waking up in the wee hours of the day to get to work wasn’t really something you could say unusual. Countless people leave their bed and board vehicles heading to the city even before the sun rises. What makes this time different is it’s the other way around.

Polillo Port

The locals at the port of Polillo.