DOST-EXECOM MEETING NO. 2021-10

16 December 2021; 8:00 AM; Videoconferencing

 

OPENING PRAYER to be led by ASST. SECRETARY DIANA L. IGNACIO

A. Approval of the Provisional Agenda (5 minutes discussion)

B. Approval of the Minutes of the Previous Meeting (10 minutes discussion) 

C. Matters Arising from the Previous Meeting  (Ms. Armela K. Razo) [10 minutes discussion]

D. Status of DOST-GIA Funds (Allotment and Cash)  - Asst. Secretary Maridon O. Sahagun (10 minutes discussion)

E.  Secretary's Remarks (30 minutes)

F. Programs/Projects for Discussion:

 

No. Target Time of Presentation/ Q&A   PROGRAM/PROJECT S&T FIELD/FUNCTION   IMPLEMENTING/ MONITORING AGENCY Status 
1

9:10 AM
(20 minutes 
discussion and
Q&A) 

iCRADLE: Application of DNA Marker and Assisted Reproduction Techniques in Breeding Program to Improve Productivity of Local Cattle

R&D Agriculture 1.a

 

PCC

 

Done
2

9:30 AM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

One Strain, Many Compounds (OSMAC) Approach for the Discovery of Antibiotic Agents from Endophytic Fungi Hosted by Philippine Endemic Annonaceae and Zingiberaceae Species

R&D Basic Research 1.a

UST 

Done
3 9:50 AM
(30 minutes
discussion and
Q&A) 

SECURING THE HEALTH OF THE FILIPINO FOR THE NEXT MILLENIUM: The National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center (NIH CRC)


Project 2. Establishment of Pharmaceutical Sciences for Clinical Research

Project 3. Unified Data for Safety Monitoring of COVID 19 Trials in the Philippines

Project 4. Blended e-Learning vs Traditional Learning Methods to Improve the Knowledge on Clinical Trials Among Health Researches: A Cluster, Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Project 5. Phase II Clinical Trial of Leucaena leucocephala Seed Extract Suspension for the Treatment of Ascariasis, Enterobiasis, and Hookworm Infection

R&D Health 1.c

 

 

 

  

UPM-CP

 

 

UPM-NIH

 

UPM-NIH

 

 

UPM-NIH

Done
4 10:20 AM
(30 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

IMMUNOLOGICAL MODELS FOR MEDICALLY USEFUL NOVEL ENTITIES (IMMUNE) (formerly Investigation of Disease and Immunological Outcomes via Modeling [IDIOM])

IMMUNE-Omics (formerly IDIOM Project 1: Omics Research for Characterizing Host Immunity and Disease [ORCHID])

IMMUNE-Models IMMUNE-Models (formerly IDIOM Project 2: Approaching Disease via Development and Utilization of Cellular Technologies [ADDUCT])

IMMUNE-Biologics (formerly IDIOM Project 3: Epitopes and Models for Cell-based and Clinical Investigation of Diseases (EMC2)

R&D Health 1.a

 

 

 

 

LCP

 

UPD

 

UPM

Done
5 10:50 AM
(30 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

NICER: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER FOR MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH (ReDMatCH)

Project 1. Determinants, Management and Prevention Strategies for Childhood Stunting Among Children 0-59 Months Focusing on Maternal and Child Dyad

Project 2: Mother and Child Determinants of Pediatric Dengue and Development of a Risk Assessment Scoring System for Severe Disease among Filipino Children

Project 3. Determinants and Risk Assessment Scoring System for Postpartum Depression Among Filipino Mothers

R&D Health 1.a DMSFI Done
6  

NICER: CENTER FOR APPLIED MODELING, DATA ANALYTICS, AND BIOINFORMATICS FOR DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS IN HEALTH

Project 1. Predictive Modeling and Viral Phylodynamic Analysis on the Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Disease Outbreaks with considerations for Control and Logistics

Project 2. Risk Management and Enhanced Survival Analysis Integrated through Longitudinal Infectious Disease Data and Statistical Epidemiological Model using Clinical Risk Factors

Project 3. Vulnerability Assessment Tool: A Decision Support System for Pre-Emptive Preparedness on Emerging Infections Among Animal Reservoir in Urban Green Spaces

Project 4. Integrated Wastewater-Based Epidemiology and Data Analytics for Community- Level Pathogen Surveillance and Genetic Tracking: Proof-of-Concept

R&D Health 1.a

 

 

 

UPM

 

Malayan College

Done
7 11:20 AM
(40 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

EARLY CANCER DETECTION IN THE LIVER OF FILIPINOS WITH CHRONIC HEPATITIS B USING AI-DRIVEN INTEGRATION OF CLINICAL AND GENOMIC BIOMARKERS (CANDLE Study)

Project 1. Establishing a Clinical and Genomic Profile of Filipinos for Early Detection of Liver Cancer

Project 2. AI-driven Integration of Genomic, Ultrasound, Serum Biomarkers, and Clinical data for Early Diagnosis of Liver Cancer

R&D - Health 1.a

 

 

 

UPM

 

UPD

 

Done
12:15- 1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
8  

Plastics in the Marine Environment, Trophic System, and Aquaculture in the Philippines (PlasMics)

Policy Advocacy 1.d UPD Done
9  

PHILMARINE BLI: Re-Arming the Antibiotic Arsenal with Philippine Marine Actinomycete Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors

R&D - Basic Research (Marine) 1.a

 USA

Done
10  

Support to the Implementation of the Science for Change (S4C) Program (NICER, RDLEad, CRADLE and BIST)

Provision of Quality S&T Service 1.d OUSec. for R&D Done
11  

DOST Human Resource Development Program (DOST Components)

Innovation HRD 1.c ASTI Done
12  

Empowering and Promoting World Class Filipino Scientists in the Government Service

Policy Advocacy 1.d

NAST

Done
13  

NICER: HALAL GOAT SCIENCE AND INNOVATION CENTER

Project 1. Palm Kernel Cake as Feed Supplement for Halal Goat Production

Project 3. Delivery Mechanism in Promoting and Sustaining Halal Goat Enterprise Management in the Regions

Project 4. Strengthening Human and Physical Resources Towards a Functional and Innovative Halal Goat Science Center

R&D - Agriculture 1.d

 

CMU

 

SKSU

 

SKSU

 

Done
14 1:05 PM
(30 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

NICER: CENTER FOR CAVE ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH

Project 1. Terrestrial Vertebrates and Invertebrates Assessment of Cave and Karst Areas of CALABARZON

Project 2. Floristics Assessment of Cave and Karst Areas of CALABARZON

Project 3. Terrestrial Arthropod Diversity Assessment of Cave and Karst Areas

Project 4. Phenomic, Genomic and Metagenomic Analysis of Microbiome of Bat Gut and Guano from Caves in CALABARZON

R&D Environment 1.a

 UPLB-MNH

Done
15  

NICER:ESTABLISHMENT OF SEAWEED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER IN TAWI-TAWI (SEARDECT) TO SUPPORT THE SEAWEED INDUSTRY IN THE BANGSAMORO AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO

Project 1. Optimization of Laboratory and Land-Based Nursery Culture Technologies of Farmed Kappaphycus spp. and Eucheuma denticulatum

Project 2. Molecular Characterization, Selection and Production of Kappaphycus spp. and Eucheuma denticulatum Cultivars in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)

Project 3. Optimization of Post-harvest Handling of Kappaphycus spp. and Eucheuma denticulatum

R&D Agriculture 1.a

 MSU-Tawi-Tawi

Done
16 1:35 PM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

DOST-e-Asia Joint Research Program: Genetic Diversity Assessment of Giant Trevally, Caranx ignobilis Stocks in the Philippines

R&D Marine 1.a

 UPD-IB 

Done
17  

DOST-MECO-TECO JOINT RESEARCH PROGRAM: Trace Metals and Nutrients from Aerosol Deposition: Impacts on Community Structure of Harmful Algal Blooms (MEDIATE-HABs)

R&D Environment 1.a

  UPD-MSI 

 

Done
18  

MECO-TECO JOINT RESEARCH PROGRAM: GROWTH OF AN ISLAND ARC (GAIA): TECTONIC CONSEQUENCES AND HUMAN IMPACTS

Project 1. Evolution of the Luzon Arc from Igneous to Sedimentary Processes 

Project 2. Tectonic Consequences of Subduction in Northern Luzon

R&D Environment 1.a UPD-NIGS Done
19  

DOST-MECO-TECO-VOTE: Landslide Investigations on Geohazards for Timely Advisories in the Philippines (LIGTAS)

R&D Environment 1.a

 UPLB-SESAM

Done
20   SPACE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM: Advanced Surface Coatings for Lightweight Alloys Used in Aerospace Applications R&D Space Technology 1.a

 

 

UPD-DMMME

Done
21  

Design of a Modular Stator, Segmental Rotor Switched Reluctance Motor

R&D Other 1.a

 UPD-EEEI

Done
22  

Establishment of PRRI-1 Subcritical Assembly for Training, Education and Research (SATER)

Innovation HRD 1.c PNRI Done
23  

Development of FIC Competency in Moving New Products from Concept to Market Launch

Innovation HRD 1.c ITDI Done
24  

NATURAL DYES AND COLORANT R&D PROGRAM PHASE II

Project 1. Colorimetric and Performance Standardization of Natdyes Hub in the Philippines

Project 2. Scale-production Stability and Application of Natural Colorants for Cosmetics

R&D Other 1.a

 

PTRI

 

ITDI

Done
25 1:55 PM
(25 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (CEST)

A. Community Empowerment Through Science and Technology Project for CTG-Affected and GIDA in the Cordillera Administrative Region

B. Community Empowerment Thru Science and Technology (CEST for Disaster-Stricken Areas in Batangas Province)

C. Community Empowerment Through Science and Technology (CEST) Program for Conflict-Affected Areas in Western Visayas

E. S&T Interventions for Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Pease in Caraga Region

Provision of Quality S&T Service 1.d

 

DOST-CAR

DOST-CALABARZON

 

DOST-CARAGA

Done
26  

Science for the People - DOST Book Series 2021

S&T Promotion 1.d

 CPHLC

Done
27   

MECO-TECO Joint Research Program: Improvement of ‘Carabao’ Mango Production through Development of Molecular Markers for Scab and Stem-End Rot Resistance Using Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS)

R&D Agriculture 1.a

 USM

Done
28  

DOST-MECO-TECO Joint Research Program: Development of Macroalgae-Fermented Feed Additive for Chicken Using Microbial System

R&D Agriculture 1.a

 USC

Done
29  

CARRYING CAPACITY DETERMINATION AND VALUATION OF MOUNT MAKILING FOREST RESERVE ASEAN HERITAGE PARK RESOURCES TOWARDS RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE ECOTOURISM

Project 1. Development of Carrying Capacity Standards for MMFR AHP as an Ecotourism Destination

Project 2: Advancing Advocacy and Promoting the Use of Carrying Capacity to Support Responsible and Sustainable Ecotourism in MMFR AHP

R&D Environment 1.a

 UPLB

Done
30  

WATCH HAB R8: Warning and Technology to Combat Hazards of Harmful Algal Blooms in Region VIII

Project 1. Establishment of Database on Seasonal Variability of Phytoplankton, Community in Five HAB Affected Bays in Region VIII

Project 2. Understanding the Social Dimension of Red Tide Phenomenon in Samar

Project 3. Design and Development of Diatomite Clay-Based Earthenware Portable Device to Mitigate HAB (DEPort HAB)

R&D Agriculture 1.a

 

UPV-Tacloban College

 

SSU

UPV-Tacloban College

Done
31 2:20 PM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

EX-SITU CONSERVATION OF THREATENED PHILIPPINE PLANTS: RESTORING PHILIPPINE PLANT RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT

Project 1. Botanical Exploration, Propagation and Living Collections Establishment of Threatened Philippine Plants

Project 2. Plant Conservation Education and Database Management for Advocacy and Promotion of Threatened Philippine Plants

R&D Agriculture 1.a

 UPLB

Done
32  

INTEGRATED FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM: Risk Profiling of Hazards in Philippine Food to Support National Risk Management 

R&D Others 1.a

 UPD-CHE

Done
33  

INTEGRATED MAPPING, MODELING AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR MANILA BAY AND LINKED SYSTEMS (IM4ManilaBay)

Project 1. Integrated Waste Analysis, Survey and Technological Options (IWASTO)

R&D Environment 1.a

 UPD-ICE

Done
34  

Weather and Climate Science for Service Partnership for South East Asia: Building a Safer Community to Weather and Climate Variability through Science and Innovation

R&D CCRM 1.a

 PAGASA

Done
35 2:40 PM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

ADVANCED ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING R&D PROGRAM

Project 1. Development of Multiple Materials Platform for Additive Manufacturing (MATDEV)

Project 2. Research on Advanced Prototyping for Product Innovation and Development Using Additive Manufacturing Technologies (RAPPID-ADMATEC)

Provision of Quality S&T Service 1.d

 

ITDI

MIRDC

Done
36 3:00 PM
(10 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

Innovation, Science and Technology for Accelerating Regional Technology-Based Development (iSTART)

Provision of Quality S&T Service 1.d

 DOST-CARAGA

Done
37 3:10 PM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

ADMATEL EXPANSION Towards Long Term Competitiveness and Sustainability–Phase 2: ADMATEL Geared for PHL Industry 4.0

Provision of Quality S&T Service 1.d

 ITDI

Done
38 3:30 PM
(30 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

ENHANCEMENT OF THE COMPETENCE AND CAPABILITY OF THE NATIONAL METROLOGY LABORATORY OF THE PHILIPPINES

Project 1. Chemical Metrology for Organic Contaminants in Foods and Water

Project 2. Chemical Metrology for Toxic Elements in Food and Water

Project 3. Biological Metrology for Microorganisms in Food

Project 4. Strengthening the Physical Metrology Capabilities of the National Metrology Laboratory

 

 ITDI

Done
39 4:00 PM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)  

Support to the Implementation of the Balik Scientist Program (BSP) Pursuant to R.A. No. 11035 Otherwise Known as the Balik Scientist Act (PCIEERD Component)

Innovation HRD 1.c

 PCIEERD

Done

 

G.  Tabulation and Discussion on the Ranking of New Programs/Projects (4:25 - 4:35 PM/10 minutes discussion)

H. Other Matters:

H.1. Project Approved within the authority of the undersecretary for Research and Development (4:40 - 4:50 PM/10minutes

H.2.  Approval on the Line-Item Budget of "Support to the Management of DOST R&D and GIA Program" (4:55 - 5:05 PM/10minutes discussion)

I. Report on Liquidation of DOST-GIA Projects  (5:10 - 5:20 PM/10 minutes discussion)

J.  Adjournment (5:25 PM)
 

 

 

Legend (Function):

1.a R&D

1.b Research and Development Results Utilization (RDRU)

1.c Development of Human Resources and R&D Institutions for the S&T Sector (DHR & R&D for the S&T Sector)

1.d Provision of Quality S&T Services, Policy Advocacy, S&T Promotion