On the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, we quickly realized that having enough local experts in various fields related to science, technology, and innovation or STI is a big help to address pressing problems and issues.

Three food-based micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Palawan assisted by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) - MIMAROPA received a digitalization boost for their businesses after being provided with a Web-based Inventory Monitoring and Logistics Management System (WIMLMS) to streamline their operation for increase productivity.  

Cagayan Valley – As part of the  Lakas ng Siyensiya Season 4, ABS-CBN’s DZMM TeleRadyo will feature four Niche Centers in the Region (NICER) for Research and Development (R&D), five projects under the DOST Academe Technology-based Enterprise Development (DATBED) Program, and the Cauayan City Local Government Smarter City.