Ms. Russell Pili, Chief of Technology Business Incubation of the Dept. of Science and Technology, and her team visited UP Mindanao on 21 April to promote their support for the creation of enterprises by the University that can create entrepreneurs, jobs, and promote partnerships in economic development.
According to Ms. Pili, the DOST will provide full fund commitment for the first two years, plus technical assistance, legal and intellectual property services, laboratory, and administrative services. The business support program is open to higher educational institutions with business, science, or engineering programs that are willing to commit counterpart resources.
In the meeting were DOST Science Research Specialist Leizel Sueno, UP-Mindanao Research Director Emma Bayogan, Assoc. Prof. Virginia Obsioma, DOST Chief Russell Pili, College of Science and Mathematics Dean Dominica Dacera, I.T. Programmer Krishna Balaga, DOST-XI SRS Evan Caballero, with (standing, left-right) UP Tech. Transfer and Bus. Dev. Office Assoc. Dyle Legaspi, TTBDO Chief Lynda Buenaobra, Asst. Prof. Thaddeus Acuña, SRS Jejomar Carlos, SRS Edward Apigo, SRS Julius Guinto, Asst. Prof. Miguel Guillermo, Kenneth Morata, UP Office of Extension and Community Service Director Michael Gatela, Dr. Ritchie Mae Gamot, and Asst. Prof. Leo Estaña. See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1498310790241517