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Filipino Scientist Research and Development Capabilities

Dr. Alvin Culaba was the recent elected President of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP). In a meeting with members of the Congressional Commission on Science Technology and Engineering (COMSTE), he proposed that COMSTE and the NRCP must work in partnership to create projects that will be commercially feasible with the assistance of Research and Development (R&D) and our best scientists. The NRCP thru the Department of Science and Technology has the directive to give assistance to the expansion of the research capabilities of our Filipino scientists.

Dr. Alvin Culaba was the recent elected President of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP). In a meeting with members of the Congressional Commission on Science Technology and Engineering (COMSTE), he proposed that COMSTE and the NRCP must work in partnership to create projects that will be commercially feasible with the assistance of Research and Development (R&D) and our best scientists. The NRCP thru the Department of Science and Technology has the directive to give assistance to the expansion of the research capabilities of our Filipino scientists.

This is called innovation cycle, it will heightened the level of the country.

COMSTE is known for its projects in 6 key areas:

  • Energy and Environment
  • Science Math and Engineering Education
  • IT and IT enabled industries
  • Health Sciences
  • Electronics and Semiconductors
  • Agriculture and Food

These projects must be accomplished; NRCP can work together with COMSTE to provide the needed R&D platform.  Sen. Edgardo Angara, Chair of COMSTE, mentioned that the partnership will be able to accelerate the progress and implementation of significant projects like Philippine Genome Center (PGC) the Disaster Science Center and Renewable Energy Systems. [via comste.gov.ph]

 
 


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