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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.

Nanoclay from bentonite ore as composite filler

Know more about Nanoclay Production in DOST-ITDI’s #TekNegoShow Special Edition, an off-the-cuff online business talk show on technology, which will air narratives and insights of technology generators, business people, and the consuming public on how they perceive a featured technology.

#TekNegoShow Special Edition can be viewed through ITDI’s Facebook account ITDIDOSTUpdates wIth a weekly Thursday afternoon show date.

Abaca fiber-reinforced boat to set sail

The Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) developed an abaca fiber-reinforced composite material. It is a green composite material from abaca fiber mixed with the polymeric resin used in producing parts/accessories for the different modes of transportation.

In developing the technology, DOST-ITDI utilized vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM) or resin infusion process, an innovative technique in fabricating abaca fiber-reinforced composites in more complex structures for different transport modes such as tricycle roof, fuselage for drones, and boat body.

DOST-ITDI Launches TekNegoShow Special Edition

Earlier today, July 8, 2021, DOST-ITDI launched an online business talk show titled “TekNegoShow” Special Edition via the social media platforms Facebook and YouTube. 

Industry partners, Manly Plastics, Inc. and Optiwhite, Inc., shared their experiences as technology adopters and their perception about ITDI technologies and services.

ITDI Director Briones joins ranks of 2021 Asian Scientist 100

Once again ITDI Director Dr. Annabelle V. Briones brought honor to DOST and the Philippines with her joining the ranks of the 2021 Edition Asian Scientist 100. She received the recognition for designing a mosquito ovicidal/larvicidal trap system aimed at reducing population of second-generation dengue mosquitos in the country. She also received the 2020 Gregorio Y. Zara Award for Applied Science Research last year for the same project.

VIP game plan in full swing targets 2023 opening

Having leaped 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. DOST Undersecretary for R&D Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara declared in a DOST Kapihan interview held on May 25, 2021, the target opening of the VIP would be from 2023 to 2024.

Bounty Harvest Farm inks MOA to adopt DOST-ITDI's Vacuum Fried Langka

The DOST-Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) has developed its technology on vacuum-fried langka (jackfruit), for which it has found an adopter, Bounty Fresh Farm. 

CENMACO signs up to filter wastewater in fruit plant

The Central Macaroni Co. Inc. (CENMACO), known for the tropical fruits beverage brands Gina and Luzona, is working with the Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) and DOST-NCR the setting up and operate a trickling filter system for the removal of nitrates and phosphates in its wastewater.

DOST contends with Philippine Halal issues

Following a longer pause than expected after WHO declared the COVID-19 disease in 2020 as a pandemic, DOST is visibly boosting efforts on its Halal S&T Program to overcome issues attendant to the industry. On June 29 to 30, 2021, the Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) will be conducting a webcast series on Halal Awareness and Halal Critical Control Points (CCPs).

DOST-ITDI develops nanoclay from bentonite ore

Some of the products derived from nanoclay are biodegradable nanocomposite films for green packaging (food and cutleries); halloysite nanoclay-filled epoxy molding compound for integrated circuit packaging; recycled polycarbonate-layered silicate nanocomposites (PLSN); local bioactive polymer nanofibrous scaffold for tissue engineering; and nanostructures fibrous membrane for wastewater treatment.

Emergency Disinfection System ensures potable drinking water

The DOST-ITDI developed an Emergency Disinfection System (EDS), which helps ensure the availability of potable drinking water during flooding, earthquakes, typhoons, and other catastrophes. With EDS, water-borne illnesses can be prevented, and chances of survival may increase.

DOST-ITDI webcasts MMIC to 12 TASK-assisted firms

The Industrial Technology Development Institute is reclaiming its post in the Food and Beverage (F&B) industry. It will webcast a forum on its newest facility, Modular Multi-Industry Innovation Center (MMIC) or InnoHub sa Pinas, on June 25, 2021 via the Zoom Meeting platform.

DOST-ITDI inks pact with new vinegar acetator fabricator

ITDI signed the pact with Lozada Machineries Corporation (LMC), a private company engaged in fabrication of machines/equipment. The licensing engagement is part of ITDI’s promotional strategies which aims to increase the number of local fabricators thus decreasing national dependence on imported equipment.

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Chemicals and Energy Facilities

Modular Multi-Industry Innovation Center (MMIC)

This facility is used by clients for the research and development of their new products, product equivalent, product variances and product reintroduction. Researches in this facility focuses mainly on raw materials that are by-products of commercial operations which could generate new innovative products on food ingredients, beauty nutritional supplements as well as development of improved efficient processes. The three main processing lines of this facility are nut/seed oil, mix blend powder and liquids/emulsions. 

List of Products

Plant Extraction Laboratory
  This facility has the capacity to extract, isolate and purify natural products from plant materials in laboratory scale. It is envisioned to produce nature-based ingredients for pharmaceuticals, personal care products, and dietary supplements applications.
Process Development Plant
Jatropha Biodiesel Processing Plant



 Standardized Fees for CED Technical Services
 Technical Services Standardized Fees, PhP
Client Rate Student Rate
Use of Hammermill Crusher 449.00 359.00
Transesterification of Fixed Oil 1,155.00 924.00
High grade silica from plant material, 500g sample plant material 1,771.00 1,416.00
UV-VIS Analysis, 50 ml sample 1,931.00  1,544.00 
Preparation and Grinding of 3kgs. Plant Materials 941.00 753.00
Preparation of Concentrated Crude Plant Extract (1 kg fresh sample/ 500 g dried sample) 1,262.00 1,010.00
Extraction of Essential Oil (from 3 kg plant materials) 1,945.00 1,556.00
Preparation of activated carbon from plant material, 500g sample plant material 1,832.00 1,466.00
Extraction of Essential Oil from 500 grams of Elemi Gum 1,490.00 1,232.00