A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Orientation and Awarding of Check was conducted last 13 July 2016 at the Conference Room, TAPI Building, DOST Compound, Bicutan Taguig City. Atty. Maria Lourdes E. Rivera, Corporate Secretary of the Kapfer and Rivera United, Inc. (KRUI) was briefed by Atty. Marion D. Decena, Chief SRS of IDD-TAPI together with Mr. Jovito Rey E. Gonzales, Division Manager-IBOD and Ms. Maria Theresa A. Sobremisana, Program Manager-VFP regarding the provisions of the MOA for the implementation of the project entitled “Advancement and Growth Through Acquisition of Technology Through DOST-TAPI’s Program” under the Venture Financing Program of the Investment and Business Operations Division (IBOD).
Private sector industries, businesses and enterprises flocked to the first Technology Transfer Day of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and seized opportunities to capitalize on proudly Pinoy technologies showcased last April 27, 2016 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will hold its first Technology Transfer Day on 27 April 2016 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila to showcase locally developed technologies spearheaded and supported by the Department.
With the theme “PROMISE: Promoting Research and Outstanding Milestones in Innovation and Science for Entrepreneurship”, the DOST Technology Transfer Day opens promising opportunities for enterprises and organizations to invest on Filipino technologies in the areas of agricultural productivity, industry competitiveness, countryside development, environment and disaster risk reduction management, and quality healthcare.
In order to fast-track the issuance of Fairness Opinion Reports (FOR) from the mandated period of 90 days to possibly ten days, the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) convened Fairness Opinion Boards (FOBs) in seven industries per special orders of DOST Secretary Mario G. Montejo to explore the possibility of setting ideal negotiation terms that may be automatically considered as fair.
The seven identified industries are Agriculture, Electronics, Electrical Energy, Pharmaceutical, Information Technology, Food and Beverage, and Chemical Industries.