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Sugar Palm (Kaong) in Syrup

To support this industry, ITDI prepared a simple recipe of sugar palm (kaong) in syrup.  [more info...]

Pastillas and Polvoron

Pastillas de Leche originated from San Miguel, Bulacan as a homemade treat developed by carabao farmers using carabao's milk, sugar, and butter. The result is a soft and chewy candy loved by children and adults alike.  [more info...]

Ginger Processing

With its extensive health benefits, ITDI has prepared several ways to process ginger. To promote health and wellness, interested processors may now learn how to make dried and powdered ginger, as well as, prepare variations of instant salabat.  [more info...]

Bottled Dried Fish (Tuyo) in Oil

At ITDI, an innovative method of preparation has eliminated the strong, stinking smell of fried tuyo, replacing it with a nice nutty aroma. The addition of carrots, sliced sweet pickles, whole black peppercorns, siling labuyo, bay leaf, and corn oil has completely changed tuyo's food notes.  [more info...]

Passion Fruit Processing

Let ITDI teach you how to make this versatile fruit into your next business passion! Use its e-manual on how to make passion fruit juice, passion fruit nectar, rind candy, and rind preserve.  [more info...]

Hair Shampoo Formulation

Compared to soaps, synthetic, detergent-based shampoos can withstand hard water and leave no scum-like residues. At ITDI, a formulation for hair shampoo is available and comes in two variants, namely, transparent and pearlized.  [more info...]

Brick Making

Ancient building material as the common brick maybe, but the technology is still being used today as proven by a 2019 project of ITDI entered into with Antique Province; the goal is to establish a brick-making facility in the province using the ITDI Common Brick Manufacturing technology.  [more info...]

DOST-ITDI develops respirator, ventilator parts for COVID-19 patients

The fight against the COVID-19 pandemic has been a struggle for most Philippine hospitals as need for respirators and ventilators continues to increase.  [more info...]

AMCen-MATDEV Evaluates Air Filter Alternatives for UST Hospital’s Ventilators

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Hospital sought the help of the AMCen-MATDEV Team of the DOST-Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) in evaluating the characteristics of alternative types of air filtration materials for their respirators.  [more info...]

DOST-ITDI helps fight COVID-19 with 3D printed face shields

As the number of COVID-19 cases continued to rise, Filipino health workers fighting the pandemic are finding themselves in a short supply of personal protective equipment.  [more info...]

DOST-ITDI joins frontliners, brings RTE foods to 6 Metro Manila, Davao cities

Corona virus disease or COVID-19, now pandemic in magnitude is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus; as of March 29, 2020, 4:00 PM PST, the Philippines has 1,418 confirmed cases, 71 deaths, and 42 recoveries.  [more info...]

DOST-ITDI expands distribution of RTE foods/drinks in NCR, other regions

Some 7,000 packets of ready-to-eat (RTE) foods and drinks were distributed by DOST-ITDI to cities in Manila and three other regions as the country continues to fight off the COVID-19 pandemic.  [more info...]

DOST-ITDI develops plant-based protein concentrate for sports nutrition

Under growing huge piles of agricultural wastes from coconut, rice, and vegetables is untapped wealth.  [more info...]

Keeping Hands Clean with DOST-ITDI Hand Sanitizer

Indeed, keeping your hands clean is critically important especially in this time of the COVID-19 global pandemic. [more info...]

DOST-ITDI now offers sulfite testing for dried mangoes

Trends in consumer preference show that demand for these products has been increasing in recent years. [more info...]

ITDI Advisory on Malacanang pronouncement on Philippines under state of national calamity

Following the pronouncement of Malacañang to put the country under state of calamity, the DOST – Industrial Technology Development Institute will be operating on a work-from-home basis. However, you may still contact us through the details  [more info...]

PDEA, NML round up for “Tamang Sukat Lagi” : NML trains PDEA on accurate measurement

In support of its War Against Drugs program, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is rounding up its drugs fighting numbers as 45 of its chemists and laboratory staff from around the country  [more info...]

PRRD Appoints Ignacio as DOST Assistant Secretary

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte appointed Dr. Diana L. Ignacio, Deputy Director for Administrative and Technical Services of DOST-ITDI, as DOST’s new Assistant Secretary  [more info...]

Through R&D, DOST-ITDI and Kai-Anya Food, Inc. step up commercial viability of RTE Arroz Caldo

One December morning, DOST-ITDI was visited by a technology taker semmingly inspired with an idea that has been brewing in her mind for quite a while  [more info...]

Keeping Philippine foods, waters safe thru referencing

The food world has discovered the key to stopping and preventing massive product recalls. Some quarters, however, met the news with both skepticism and excitement.  [more info...]

DOST-ITDI to boost terra cotta production in Antique Province

Improved terra cotta production specifically bricks, will soon commence in Antique as efforts to revive this trade went full gear in the second half of 2019.  [more info...]

ITDI isinara ang taon, 2019 Himig at Tunog idinaos

Noong ika-26 ng Nobyembre 2019 sa Bulwagan ng Lakeshore Taguig City ginanap ang 2019 Year-End Assessment ng ITDI na may temang “Pasasalamat at Pagmamalasakit sa Pagsasama-sama sa Panahon ng Pagbubunyi ng Pinagpala”  [more info...]

NAST declares 89 winners of 2019 IPA: ITDI rakes in 19 wins

The National Academy of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST) declared 89 winners of the 2019 Intellectual Property Awards or IPA held on December 10, 2019 in Quezon City.  [more info...]

Kai-Anya Food, Inc. to commercialize RTE Arroz Caldo

new idea to diversify product line is brewing as one inspired technology taker visited the lndustrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) on December 5, 2019.  [more info...]

APMP award 2019 DEN to PH Ebarvia, first Pinay awardee

Dr. Toshiyuki Takatsuji, of the National Metrology Institute (NMI) of Japan and chair of the Asia Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP), awarded the 2019 Developing Economies NMI (DEN) Award to Dr. Benilda S. Ebarvia, Assistant Scientist  [more info...]

Pack the punches in food safety thru high barrier packaging technology

Did you know that great food losses and food wastes are due to discarded food because it is unsafe? [more info...]

2019 Edition Asian Scientist 100 lists DOST-ITDI’s Torres, Paglicawan

In an early March 2019 article of the Asian Scientist Magazine, it announced that 2019 has a new list of 100 scientists who are outstanding in their fields [more info...]

26 Fantastic female scientists

These 26 female scientists are all movers and shakers in their chosen fields, from mathematics to materials science. [more info...]

A healthier you thru RCS

TAlmost all carbohydrates we eat contain starch [more info...]

Keeping off dengue mosquitoes the natural way

Your child’s sleep is interrupted by that familiar buzzing sound [more info...]

A healthy drink… and it is not milk!

Would you like a taste of a nutritious health drink but is not milk? [more info...]

Ensuring food safety with exact chemical, biological measurements

Food is among the most basic necessities for survival [more info...]

Beyond disaster relief: ITDI Sagip Powder as health food

Originally developed as emergency food reserve (EFR) during calamities [more info...]

RTE Sweet Potato/Cassava Cubes, emergency relief food

Calamities and other emergencies occur more frequently nowadays as a consequence of the natural disturbances [more info...]

Emergency Food Reserve - relieves hunger, preserves human race

We are now living in the age where technology reigns and is now facing the consequences [more info...]

ITDI Collapsible Toilet Bowl, helpful buddy in emergencies, natural disasters

The Philippines being located in the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire and surrounded by large bodies of water [more info...]

See the world in digital space thru 3D CT X-Ray

Imagine viewing in three dimensions the external and internal structures of an Intel Pentium 4 microprocessor [more info...]

Eat with your eyes, Color your food world bright

If there is one word that universally describes food it can only be COLOR [more info...]

Natural-based analgesic balm

Essential oils and balms are must-have products for the aging population [more info...]

MOSYMU, natural antidiabetic health supplement

With the fast-paced environment and lifestyle changes, more and more Filipinos are at risk of diseases [more info...]

Hard-shell carrageenan capsule from red seaweeds

Carrageenan, a natural gum extracted from locally abundant seaweeds, has been long used by the industry [more info...]

Adding value to calamansi peels

Known for its variety of uses, the calamansi is one of the most important citrus fruits [more info...]

Slimming agent in a fat-burner cream

In a 2017 survey conducted by the Pulse Asia, Filipinos are highly concerned with staying healty [more info...]

New boat engineering material, energy audit in 2019 ITDI-NSTW

The Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) is joining more than 20 DOST line agencies [more info...]

NKeeping Philippine foods, waters safe thru referencing

TThe food world has discovered the key to stopping and preventing massive product recalls [more info...]

Bioaugmented wastewater treatment for QSR

TThe food world has discovered the key to stopping and preventing massive product recalls [more info...]

Rainwater harvesting made safe, easy

Pila-balde or lining up for hours to get water is now a thing of the past. [more info...]

‘The Future We Want’ -- Attaining SDGs thru 2019 NSTW showcase

In a strong and loud voice of real support to protection and improvement of human life and environment, DOST is carrying the baton [more info...]

Pagdiriwang ng ika-118th anibersaryo ng pagkakatatag ng ITDI

Sa darating na ika-1 ng Hulyo 2019, ang Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) [more info...]

ITDI Scientists on ANC’s Future Perfect with Tony Velasquez

Earlier this year, after making big waves as DOST’s only finalists in the Asian Scientist 100 - 2019 Edition, Drs. Rosalinda C. Torres and Marissa A. Paglicawan [more info...]

DOST-ITDI food products and food safety services on stage at IFEX Philippines 2019

Taguig City, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) gears up for the [more info...]

ITDI reopens MSL on 2019 World Met Day

The National Metrology Laboratory (NML-ITDI) of the Philippines is ready to reopen to industry its newly-renovated Mass Standards Laboratory (MSL) on May 20, 2019 [more info...]

DOST-PH marks 2019 World Metrology Day

The Philippines through the National Metrology Laboratory of the Industrial Technology Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (NML-ITDI) [more info...]

ITDI launches first technology business guide

ALABANG, MUNTINLUPA. In a first, DOST-ITDI launches a technology business guide on 27 of its technologies [more info...]

Army to acquire ITDI-developed water treatment system for troops

BICUTAN, TAGUIG. The Philippine Army’s Research and Development Center – Army Support Command (RDC-ASCOM) inked anew [more info...]

Science Chief leads launch of ITDI’s 3D CT X-Ray

BICUTAN, TAGUIG. DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña, R&D Undersecretary Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, S&T Services Undersecretary Carol M. Yorobe, and ITDI Director Annabelle V. Briones [more info...]

DOST holds first summit on advanced manufacturing

BICUTAN, TAGUIG. Two of DOST’s line agencies, the Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) [more info...]

DOST-ITDI develops healthy, on-the-go snacks

Cacao, or the main ingredient for our favorite tsokolate, is making waves in the agriculture and food industry because of its increasing value [more info...]

Smoother, Chocolatier DOST Tablea

Ever imagined the process undergone by your favorite food so you can have it in packs and enjoy it on-the-go? [more info...]

DOST-ITDI Readies 27 Technologies for Market

The Deparment of Science and Technology’s Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) gears up for the culmination program of its innovative pre-commercialization strategy project that covered 27 new technologies [more info...]

Director Briones: Among DOST’s Outstanding Women Scientists

The DOST System recently held its National Women’s Month celebrations at Hotel Jen along Roxas Boulevard in Manila last March 19, attended by its focal persons for gender and development (GAD). [more info...]


It was an international day for the Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) last March 11 as its Advanced Device and Materials Testing Laboratory (ADMATEL) [more info...]

Breaking Ground for ITDI’s 2 New Packaging Labs

In the morning of March 5, 2019, the Packaging Technology Division (PTD) held the Groundbreaking Ceremonies for the repair of its building to  [more info...]


After serving for more than a year as the Officer-in-Charge of the Institute’s Office of the Director, Dr. Annabelle V. Briones officially  [more info...]

Innovative Video Teleconferencing – Bridging the Gap between ITDI and the People

Distance is never a hindrance for ITDI to reach and extend assistance [more info...]

PMISD’s Cruz joins ICSMA 2019

Tokyo, Japan – The start of the year is good for the Industrial Technology Development Institute as Engr. Roland Andrew T. Cruz [more info...]

De Yro - ICNMS 2019 Best Presenter

Dr. Persia Ada N. de Yro of the Materials Science Division bagged the Best Presenter award during the  [more info...]

ITDI talks on safe chemicals handling, toxic waste management

Keeping the world a safer and better place to live in, is keeping it away from all forms of hazard. This means [more info...]

DOST - ITDI extends service to another technology adopter of i-SALT Project

Atimonan, Quezon – The Department of Science and Technology – Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) continued to live up to its vision [more info...]

DD Ignacio leads APMP PH delegation to Singapore

November 20, 2018 may just be an ordinary day for some, but certainly not for metrologists [more info...]

‘Coaching the Coaches’ seminar conducted for STI managers

Another strategic effort to uplift the level of productivity and competitiveness of science and technology managers and [more info...]

ITDI, EMB take on new techno check strategy

The Industrial Technology Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOSTITDI), in partnership with the Export Marketing Bureau [more info...]

Philippine Takes Part in Technology Advice and Solutions from Korea (TASK) Project

As Korea pursues to widen its economic cooperation with six ASEAN countries through joint projects, the Philippines, through DOST's ITDI takes part in [more info...]

ITDI Inks MOA to Train Shimadzu Personnel, Receives 2 New Analytical Balances

After calibrating Shimadzu weighing products since 2012, the ITDI of the DOST, thourgh its National Metrology Division has signed a [more info...]

Bio-Vision Sustainable Solution and ITDI MOA Signing on Mixed Plastic Waste Recycling Technology

The Materials Science Division (MSD) of DOST’s Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) has signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)[more info...]

ITDI-DOST Inks GRCP MOU with 17 Universities

The DOST’s Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) celebrated its 117th anniversary as a government institute last July 3, 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pasay City. [more info...]

ADMATEL Offers New Services and Add-ons Tests and Analyses

Consistent quality services coupled with on-time results are keys to gaining and keeping more customers to be in business with you.[more info...]

ABS-CBN News Channel Greenliving Lifestyle Show Features 4C Oil Spill Adsorbent

greenliving, a lifestyle TV show on sustainable urban living, featured DOST-ITDI’s new and green reversing technology to remove oil spills from oceans. [more info...]

New TV Season of TRIBE Features Food Colorant From Rice

TRIBE, NET25’s youth-oriented TV magazine show on people/places.. [more info...]

Boosting Universal Salt Iodization (USI) in Philippines

Did you know that only half of Philippine households are adequately iodized [more info...]

ITDI - DOST Showcases Seafood Innohub at IFEX 2018

Looking for a perfect sourcing spot for your food business? [more info...]

SMYAC and ITDI MOA Signing

The Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOSTITDI) recently inked [more info...]

DOST Celebrate 2018 NSTW

DOST-ITDI will be joining the science communities of [more info...]

Dr. Rosalinda C. Torres, New Scientist I at Science Agency

There is a China doll at ITDI who ventured into a [more info...]

ITDI celebrates 117th year anniversary July 3, 2018 at PICC, Vicente Sotto St, Pasay, Metro Manila

ITDI celebrates 117th year anniversary July 3, 2018 at PICC, Vicente Sotto St, Pasay, Metro Manila [more info...]


STD-ITDI is the country’s Designated Institute or DI for Metrology in Chemistry and listed in the BIPM website[more info...]


Address the failure analysis and testing gaps plaguing the country’s electronics and semiconductor industry. [more info...]