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National Biotech Week slated November 23-28

S&T Media Service (The Philippine Star) - November 18, 2015 - 9:00am

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) spearheads the 11th National Biotechnology Week (NBW) as it opens on Nov. 23 at the SM City, Dasmariñas, Cavite with the theme “Bioteknolohiya: Kaagapay ng Mamamayan sa Pambansang Kaunlaran” and the tagline “Angat Tayo sa Bioteknolohiya.”

Created by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 1414, NBW, which runs until Nov. 28, is co-organized by DOST along with the DOH, DA, DENR, DILG, DTI, DepEd, CHED, and the Biotechnology Coalition of the Philippines.

NBW serves as a venue to highlight the many contributions of biotechnology to agriculture and food security, equitable health care services, development of industries and business enterprises, sustainable environment and economic development, among others.

“Every year as we celebrate the National Biotechnology Week, I see new ideas and innovative products and processes from the PCHRD and FNRI that have great impact on improving the lives of Mang Juan and Aling Maria,” stated Science Secretary Mario Montejo during one of his press briefings.

ACIRC ANGAT TAYO ATILDE BIOTECHNOLOGY COALITION OF THE PHILIPPINES BIOTEKNOLOHIYA DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MANG JUAN AND ALING MARIA NATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY WEEK PAMBANSANG KAUNLARAN PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION NO SCIENCE SECRETARY MARIO MONTEJO
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