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One of the public good technologies which the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) offers for commercialization is the Enhanced Nutribun (e-nutribun) of the DOST-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI).


Complete sets of equipment worth 1M were turned-over by DOST XII to the PWD of M’lang Association for the latter’s enterprise technology upgrading projects.


The association has 1,318 active members- all are duly registered Persons with Disability (PWDs) per updated records from Mlang LGU- PWD Affairs Office (PDAO).



After successfully getting through review and technical evaluation early this year, two (2) Micro Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Cotabato Province were approved to avail the DOST-Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP).



Armed with groundbreaking shovels & hard hats, the Department of Science and Technology region XII Director Engr. Sammy P. Malawan & Sultan Kudarat State University President Dr. Rolando R. Hechanova led the groundbreaking ceremony of the first Food Innovation Center (FIC) in SOCCSKSARGEN region from DOST XII yesterday, January 20, 2022.



A total of ninety (90) computer sets installed with DOST-STARBOOKS were turned over to identified beneficiaries in North Cotabato early this 2022.


STARBOOKS is an acronym for Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosk Station. Known as ‘Library in a Box’, it is accessible even without internet connection making it an ideal tool for knowledge and learning resource in remote or far-flung areas.



Thirty-seven (37) computer units installed with DOST-STARBOOKS were turned over among identified beneficiaries in 2nd District of North Cotabato Province.


“Personally seeing ripened fruits of CFCST today is truly an honor for me. Yes, I liken graduates to ripened fruits. Equip enough to share knowhow and contributions for the betterment of the community. Ready enough to spread and plant seeds of change and new hope for a brighter future.”



General Santos City | All Region XII LGUs received the Regional Gawad Kalasag Seal of Excellence for Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) and Humanitarian Assistance during the recently concluded 4th Quarter 2021 Full Council Meeting, Regional Gawad KALASAG Seal Awarding and Ceremonial Turnover of ETC Chairmanship to DICT Mindanao Cluster-3 of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC XII) today, December 10, 2021 at Venue 88 Hotel and Events Place, General Santos City.


The Manufacturing Productivity Extension (MPEX) Program of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) assists micro-small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the manufacturing sector to attain and sustain higher productivity. MPEX involves the deployment of consultants who are industry experts, productivity specialists, and other technical experts to assist MSMEs in the manufacturing sector. These consultants provide recommendations for improvement of the firms’ overall operations to achieve higher productivity.



KORONADAL CITY – The Department of Science and Technology XII (DOST XII) in response to Bayanihan Bakunahan Ligtas Lakas Buong Pilipinas COVID-19 National Vaccination Days (NVD) November 29, 30 and December 1 2021 together with partner agencies- the Department of Budget and Management XII, Department of Social Welfare and Development XII, Department of Health XII, Commission on Higher Education XII, Department of Human Settlement and Urban Development XII and Department of Interior and Local Government XII under the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (RIATF-IED) formed a Vaccination Immersion Team to visit the top 3 lowest vaccinated barangays in South Cotabato to monitor the vaccination process, and provide assistance.


Sa pagdiriwang ng DOST XII ng kanilang taunang selebrasyon ng National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) 2021 SOCCSKSARGEN Celebration na nagsimula kahapon Nobyembre 25 ng kasalukuyang taon ay hayagang ipinagmalaki ng nasabing kagawaran ang pagkasungkit ng VL FOOD PRODUCTS sa gantipalang Most Productive MSME ng taon sa ginanap na Search for BEST SETUP Adapter PRAISE Award 2021 na patimpalak na ginanap kamakainlan sa lungsod ng Maynila.


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