The Senate approved a bill seeking to convert the Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) into the Provincial Science and Technology Office (PSTO) in provinces nationwide.
Sen. Nancy Binay, sponsor and co-author of Senate Bill No. 2484 or the Provincial Science and Technology Act, said the PSTCs of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have continuously provided, disseminated and transferred scientific and technical know-how and support to the Filipino citizenry.
The PSTCs are responsible for the technological transfer and development in technology-based enterprises of the government in rural areas.
A research and development (R&D) output that would strengthen the firepower capabilities of our navy’s small patrol craft in defending the country’s littoral water territories was turned over to the Philippine Navy, an attached branch of the Department of National Defense (DND), on 20 May 2022.
During its 124th anniversary celebration, the Philippine Navy received the miniature version of the Building a Universal Mount for Heavy-Barrel Automated Weapon Integration or BUHAWI from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).