Usec. Mabborang Visits DOST-Assisted Projects in Metro Manila

Author: Shaira P. Rapisora Published: Jul. 25, 2022

DOST Undersecretary for Regional Operations Engr. Sancho A. Mabborang and DOST-NCR Regional Director Jose B. Patalinjug III led a two-day project visit to DOST-NCR-assisted institutions in Metro Manila on July 21-22, 2022.

Projects in the Muntinlupa, Taguig, Pateros, Paranaque, and Las Pinas (MUNTAPARLAS) Area were visited during the first day of the visit which included the Balut of Pateros, Kirby’s Breadhouse (Tipas Hopia), and Colegio de Muntinlupa’s (CDM) Equipment Design and Prototyping Facility (EDPF).

Moreover, the establishment of the Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Gateway, which includes City Government of Muntinlupa, and Local Universities and Colleges (LUCs) in the city such as the CDM and other institutions in the South, was also discussed with CDM President Dr. Teresita Fortuna.

On the second day, Usec. Mabborang and RD Patalinjug, together with Marikina 2nd District Representative Cong. Stella Luz Quimbo, visited the DOST-assisted firms in the Pasig, Mandaluyong, Marikina, and San Juan (PAMAMARISAN) Area. Some of these include the Aretei Foods Corporation, Gibson’s Shoes, Alria Shoes, and Chef Mechanic’s Lami Chicharon.

The visit was part of DOST-NCR’s initiative in assessing the impact of S&T interventions provided to institutions in the Region, as well as explore best practices and capture other needs of DOST-NCR’s partners and beneficiaries.

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