Category : PIPERS | Sub Category : PIPERS Posted on 2021-11-25 18:00:13
Catanduanes State University spearheaded by President’s Initiative for Popularization of Environmental research and Services (PIPERS) organized a two-day activity in consonance with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) National Science and Technology Week (NSTW).
With the main objective of showcasing the incubated technologies generated by the university as well as products or outputs of its research mandate as premier higher education institution in Catanduanes, a roster of activities was organized.
Day 1 commenced with the opening program which was conducted via Zoom and live streaming in the official FB page of the university. Atty. Marion Ivy D. Decena, an alumna of the then Catanduanes State Colleges, now CatSU Laboratory School and current DOST-Technology Assistance Program Incentive (TAPI) Director, delivered her keynote address. Words of inspiration were also addressed by CatSU President, Dr. Patrick Alain T. Azanza and three other executive officials.
A Memorandum of Understanding was also forged between CatSU and the PhilSEABOARD, with Dr. Azanza and PhilSEABOARD Catanduanes Satellite Office Coordinator Ms. Maria Gina Cecilia P. Elegado. This highlights the launching of the university’s engagement with Community Partner Institutions on the implementation of a program on Technology adoption and commercialization of Invention and Patent Office Philippines (IPOPHIL) and Industrial Design Innovation, with partner Civil Society Organizations particularly for enhancing food security and sustainable development of local communities in the island.
Day 2 concluded the two-day celebration with a webinar on DOST-TAPI Assistance Programs. Topics discussed were Invention Program with Ms. Irene Vee E. Pacaba, Science Research Specialist II and Technopreneurship Program with Mr. Jund Rian A. Doringo, Senior Science Research Specialist.
Moreover, an exhibit dubbed as CatSU Incubated Technologies for Food Security and Sustainable Development of Island Communities for Community Adoption and Commercialization in support to the H.O.P.E vision of CatSU was also installed at CatSU Main lobby.
Then said undertaking was spearheaded by the PIPERS Committee of the university. Members included are Prof. Sonia R. Sapico, Prof. Estrella T. Tribiana, Dr. Jimmy T. Masagca, Dr. Kristian Q. Aldea, and Engr. Ramon S. Idanan. #CCT