DOST launches 2022 Bicol Reg'l Science and Technology Week
By Cyryl Montales
LEGAZPI City --- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) commenced the 2022 Bicol Regional Science and Technology Week with the theme, “Agham at Teknolohiya: Kabalikat sa Maunlad at Matatag na Kinabukasan,” at the Pepperland Hotel, Legazpi City, Albay on December 5 to 6, 2022.
Showcasing different innovative technologies, inventions, and products of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME's) of DOST 5 local scholars, inventors and other stakeholders.
“I am inviting all of the Bicolanos to attend and see for yourself the activities and exhibits that we have here in Pepperland Albay in connection with our Bicol Regional science and technology week,” DOST V Regional Director Mr. Rommel R. Serrano said.
Visitors will witness the PAGASA augmented reality terrain or flood simulator, SUMOBOTS created by students, booths of Masbate, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Catanduanes, Masbate, Albay and Sorsogon provincial science and technology offices, MSME products and many more.
“Those different projects exhibited today reveals that science addresses our daily problems, that is why we are supporting our local inventors and their innovations,” DOST Undersecretary for regional operations, Engr. Sancho A. Mabborang cited.
Mabborang emphazised that local innovators and inventors from different Local Government Unit’s should showcase their skills and talent not only locally but also internationally.
“We should not stop to make our products to be innovative and the planning should be world-class,” Mabborang stated during the press conference.
He also encouraged them by stating that, they should not underestimate themselves.
“Our products are world-class, through solidarity...we are an exceptional country and individual, we can do it,” Mabborang stated.
During the presscon different programs were also discussed.