Continuing its commitment for women’s economic empowerment (WEE) through Science, Technology and Innovation, the Department of Science and Technology Region V (DOST-V) initiated a new program to support women micro-entrepreneurs (WMEs) in the Bicol Region: the Innovations for Women Enterprises or iWOMEN Project.

Geneva, Switzerland – At the second day of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on 26 October 2022, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Renato U. Solidum Jr. bannered the Philippines’ various science, technology, and innovation (STI) initiatives on ensuring safe water and sanitation.

The Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) is calling on designers, artists, and space enthusiasts to join the mission of the country’s first commercial-grade satellite in development, the Multispectral Unit for Land Assessment or MULA satellite, by creating its mission patch. The contest, in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry-Design Center of the Philippines (DTI-DCP), was launched during the Design Week Philippines celebration–the country’s festival for Filipino design and creativity.