DOST Secretary attends tech events in Zambo PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 February 2017 13:55

Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Peña visited Zamboanga city yesterday to grace events in relation to science and technology projects of government agencies and schools in the city.


Dela Peña attended the inauguration of two Innovation Centers launched by the DOST in cooperation with two universities.

The Secretary was the Guest of Honor in the launch and inauguration of the Food Innovation Center at the Zamboanga City State College of Marine Sciences and Technology.

The center, which was funded with an amount of P3,3-million, is aimed to provide technology for new equipment for food processing.

Dela Peña also provided the keynote address in the Ateneo de Zamboanga Forum on Phil LIDAR-1.

The forum served as a venue in discussing flooding and mitigating measures in relation to the use of hazard maps.

In the afternoon, Dela Peña also attended the launch of the DOST’s Innovation Center for Metals and Engineering at the Western Mindanao State University. (Liza Jocson)