DOST-ITDI conferred its PQA Level 1

Still beaming with pride from its Gawad SIDHA win, DOST’s Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) proudly accepted its Philippine Quality Award (PQA) Program Level 1 in a conferment ceremony held at the rooftop conference room of DOSTITDI’s Metrology in Chemistry Laboratory on May 17, 2022.


DOST-ITDI wins Gawad Sidha Award

Amongst the research and development institutes (RDIs) and sectoral councils of DOST, the Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) emerged the winner for the Gawad SIDHA Award for RDIs and Councils. Gawad SIDHA is granted by DOST’s Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) to the winning institute for its utmost support of TAPI and its activities. The award was conferred during the Launching of the DOST-TAPI Roadmap and Stakeholders’ Recognition held on May 13, 2022 at the Novotel Manila Araneta City, Quezon City.

2022 Call for Proposals (CFP) for its HUMAN RESOUCES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (HRDP) under the Building the Capacity of Researchers, Scientists and Engineers (RSEs) for the Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology (IEET)

7 modern day heroes advance virology research in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) spearheaded the establishment of the Virology and Vaccine Institute of the Philippines or the VIP. Recognizing that the journey towards its establishment is long and arduous, seven (7) virology experts were engaged through the Balik Scientist Program (BSP) to assist the VIP’s flagship projects implemented through the Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI). 

DOST-ITDI develops a new Power Backup System as a UPS alternative

The Deparment of Science and Technology - Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI), in its desire to provide an alternative solution to interrupted power supply and outages, has developed a power backup system that has the same functionality as the typical Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system.

New milk alternative from RTD coconut, mungbean will be out soon

The Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI), as one of the prime movers of Science and Technology (S&T) in the Philippines, adheres to its mandate of generating new knowledge, technologies, and innovations, providing technical services establishing advanced laboratory facilities to help local industries and entrepreneurs.

DOST-ITDI Halal R&D Facility awarded a Certificate of Accreditation

The Industrial Technology Development Institute’s (DOST-ITDI) Halal R&D Facility was awarded a Certificate of Accreditation by the International Halal Integrity Alliance (IHIA) Ltd., Malaysia, on November 1, 2021. The official awarding of the certificate was conducted on March 23, 2022.

Briones, a Woman of Science

Yesterday, March 23, 2022 DOST-ITDI Director Annabelle V. Briones was featured as a “Woman in Science” and told her story and experiences about being a mother, a scientist and a public servant live on air via the segment of DOSTv Science for the People, “ExperTalk Online.”

DOST-ITDI is PQA Level 1 awardee

Earlier today, March 23, 2022, DOST-ITDI received the Recognition for Commitment to Quality Management - Level 1 during the virtual 2021 Philippine Quality Award Conferment Ceremony.

ITDI Director Dr. Annabelle V. Briones acknowledged the award together with Dr. Christine Marie C. Montessa, Deputy Director for R&D, and Dr. Zorayda V. Ang, Deputy Director for Administrative and Technical Services.

ITDI's biodiesel antifreeze to boost foreign sales

Cleotilde A. Bulan, head of the Industrial Chemicals Section at the Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI), stressed the need of local processors for a locally-produced antifreeze agent that would complement the Philippine biodiesel from coconut. Adding that the biodiesel industry sector needs "this" to ensure that the coconut methyl ester (CME) or cocobiodiesel can compete in the world market.

DOST-ITDI develops new biodiesel from rubber seed oil

In 1937, G. Chavanne of the University of Brussels in Belgium discovered how to produce biodiesel from palm oil using the process now called transesterification.

Since then, the world has been steadily "harvesting" - neither fruit nor vegetable produce - but oil from six of the best biofuel sources. These include sugar cane, palm oil, oilseed rape, wood, soybeans, and algae.

Duterte, Lopez to confer PQA Award to DOST-ITDI

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, DTI Chief Ramon M. Lopez, and  DTI-Competitiveness Bureau Director Lilian G. Salonga will grant the Philippine Quality Award or PQA to the Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) in rites on March 23, 2022.

Call for Applications to the Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering with Specialization in Nanotechnology (by Research)




Matrix RMs for Contaminants and Toxic Elements in Food and Water Now Available for Sale

The Metrology in Chemistry (MiC) Section of the National Metrology Laboratory (NML) is tasked to disseminate the metrological traceability of chemical measurements in the country. Reference materials (RMs) for food and water produced by MiC are now available for use as materials for method validation and quality control. The reference values of the measurands are accuracy-based values obtained using higher-order methods.

PTD unboxes Philippines' first Simulation Packaging Testing Lab

Earlier today, December 21, 2021, the Packaging Technology Division (PTD-ITDI) opens the country’s first Simulation Packaging Testing Laboratory (SPTL) and Green Packaging Laboratory (GPL) in an inaugural ceremony held physically and virtually via the Zoom Meeting and Facebook Live platforms.

DOST-ITDI concludes 2021 Tech Offering: Halal Personal Care

Earlier today, December 14, 2021, ITDI concluded this year's technology offering themed as “LET’S TALK JAMIL: Halal Personal Care (Exploring the Muslim World of Beauty)."

Showcased in the offering were Halal-compliant personal care products such as moisturizing lipstick, lip balm, whitening toothpaste, moisturizing and whitening soap, and shampoo with hair-growing properties which were formulated by the Standards and Testing Division's (STD-ITDI) research team led by its former chief, Dr. Rosalinda C. Torres.

DOST-ITDI opens first MiC Laboratory in PH

DOST Secretary Fortunato T. Dela Pena, DOST-ITDI Director, Dr. Annabelle V. Briones; Undersecretary for Research and Development, Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevarra with special guest and keynote speaker DTI Secretary, Hon. Ramon M. Lopez, opened today November 9, 2021 the Philippines' first Metrology in Chemistry Laboratory (MiC Laboratory).

DOST-ITDI to open first Metrology in Chemistry Laboratory in the Philippines

The Philippines' first Metrology in Chemistry Laboratory will be inaugurated on November 9, 2021. Science Secretary Fortunato T. De La Peña will lead the event together with the Director of DOST-ITDI, Dr. Annabelle V. Briones. Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez will be the keynote speaker.

DOST-ITDI engages PNP via virtual tour of facilities

Yesterday, October 25, 2021, the Philippine National Police Directorate for R&D and personnel visited DOST-ITDI’s four state-of-the-art testing facilities namely, Advanced Devices and Material Testing Laboratory (ADMATEL), Standards and Testing Division (STD) Laboratories, National Metrology Laboratories (NML), and Material Science Division’s (MSD) – Nanotechnology and Materials Development (MATDEV) laboratories.

DOST-ITDI inaugurates VIP's Biosafety Level 2+ Laboratory

The Industrial Technology Development Institute, Department of Science and Technology (DOST- ITDI) inaugurates today, 21 October 2021, its Biosafety Level 2+ Laboratory of the Virology and Vaccine Institute of the Philippines (VIP).

DOST-ITDI concludes online talk show with"Pagtatasa ng TNS"

Earlier today, September 6, 2021, ITDI held a virtual concluding event titled “Pagtatasa ng TNS (TekNegoShow)” participated by select industry partners, stakeholders, DOST and other government agencies, and friends who are also advocates of science and technology.

DOST welcomes VIP Balik Scientists

Yesterday, August 13, 2021, Science Secretary Fortunato T. De La Peña welcomed aboard the Virology Institute of the Philippines (VIP) Program seven Filipino Balik Scientists during a virtual courtesy call aired via ITDI's Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

VIP game plan in full swing, targets 2023 opening

Having leapt the drawing board, the game plan for the Virology and Vaccine Science and Technology Institute of the Philippines or VIP is now in full swing with DOST Undersecretary for R&D Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara declaring in a DOST Kapihan interview held on May 25, 2021 a target opening of 2023 to 2024.

Dr. Ang is new ATS-ITDI Deputy Director

Earlier today, August 12, 2021, Dr. Zorayda Vazquez Ang took her oath to office as the new Deputy Director for Administrative and Technical Services of DOST-ITDI.

The oath taking ceremony was led and administered by DOST Secretary Fortunato T. De La Peña who was joined by Dr. Diana L. Ignacio, Assistant Secretary for Human Resource Management, Management Services, and Special Concerns, and ITDI Director, Dr. Annabelle V. Briones.

MATDEV rolls out new AM services

Inaugurated late last year, the Materials Development Laboratory or MATDEV has started rolling out its additive manufacturing services after its introduction to the public on March 25, 2021.

Riding on the wheels of novelty, MATDEV proposes an energy-efficient and waste-reducing technology. It employs the technology of additive manufacturing (AM), which is how objects are created in 3D printing. It is called additive manufacturing because the build process adds instead of subtracts raw material.

A Hub for Eco-sustainable R&D with MMIC

Inaugurated in February 2021, the Modular Multi-industry Innovation Center (MMIC), dubbed as InnoHub sa Pinas, is the innovation hub catering for product development for the food and pharma-neutraceutical industries. It is a collaboration between ITDI’s Chemicals and Energy Division (CED) and Food Processing Division, offering state-of-the-art equipment under three R&D lines: Nut and Seed Oils Line, Mix Blend Powders Line, and Liquids and Emulsions Line. These equipment may be used in research and development on various innovative products and processes.

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