DOST-EXECOM MEETING NO. 2022-03

06 April 2022; 9:00 AM; Videoconferencing

 

OPENING PRAYER to be led by DIRECTOR ROBERT O. DIZON 

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

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

 Impact Assessment of the Philippine Scientific Earth Observation Microsatellite Program

Policy Advocacy 1.d

 UPLB-SESM 

Done

 

2

 

NICER: PROGRAM BOONDOK: A MOUNTAIN ENGINEERING CENTER TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND UPLAND WATER SECURITY


Project 1. Slope Stability Analysis and Engineering Intervention for Rice Terraces and Road Infrastructures in Terrain Areas

R&D - Others 1.a

 KSU

 

Done
3

 

Development and Institutionalization of DOST Foresight Framework and Protocol 

Policy Advocacy 1.d

PCAARRD

Done
4

 

Development of Competency on Establishment and Validation of Adequate Processes for Thermally Processed Food

Innovation HRD 1.c

ITDI

Done
5  

CLIMATE RESPONSIVE KARST MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN THE PHILLIPINES (PhilKarst Program)

 

Project 1. Influence Of Surface And Subsurface Processes In Karst Degradation and Its Impacts On Sustainable Tourism

Project 2. Integrated Characterization, Quantitative Assessment, and Statistical Modelling For Geologic Hazards In Karst Landscapes in the Philippines: Input To Management Plans For Sustainable Tourism

R&D DRRCCA 1.a

DENR-EMB

Done
6  

VALUE-ADDITION OF PHILIPPINE IRON AND IRON RICH MINERAL RESOURCES

Project 1. Technical Study on the Use of Blended Laterite-Iron Sand as Feed Material for Shaft Furnace Ironmaking Technology

Project 2. Recovery of Scandium from Laterite-Based Pig Iron Slag by Dry Digestion and moo Precipitation Methods

Project 3. Refining of Laterite-Based Crude Pig Iron for Specific Product Applications

R&D - Others 1.a

  

 

DENR-MGB

 

DENR-MGB

 

 

MIRDC

Done
7 10:30 AM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)
 

System for Optimized Routing for Transport (SORT)

R&D Other 1.a

DLSU

Done
8 10:50 AM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

CRUISE : A Capacitive Resistivity Underground Imaging Survey Equipment for Underground Utility Assessment of Philippine Infrastructures

R&D Others 1.a

DLSU

Done
9 11:10 AM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

PAVE-Prototype Automated Visual Survey Equipment

R&D Others 1.a

UPD

Done
10 11:30 AM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

Technical Support for DOST Regional Food Innovation 

Provision of Quality S&T Service 1.d

ITDI

Done
11 11:50 AM
(30 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

MECO-TECO: ADVANCING SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES IN SUPPORT TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE IMPROVEMENT OF FORECAST CAPABILITY ON WEATHER, MARINE AND SHORT RANGE CLIMATE (IFC-WMMSRC)

Project 2. RADAR and Disdrometer Data Application and High-Resolution QPF for Complex Terrain

Project 3. Sub-seasonal to Seasonal (S2S) Prediction of Climate Extremes

R&D DRRCCA 1.a

PAGASA

Done
12:25- 1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
12  01:05 PM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

Technology Innovation for Commercialization (TECHNICOM 2.0) Program

Technology Commercialization 1.b

 TAPI

Done
13   01:25 PM
(15 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

Understanding Lightning and Thunderstorms for Extreme Weather Monitoring and Information Sharing (ULAT)

R&D - DRRCCA 1.a

ASTI, PAGASA, UPD-IESM

Done
14 1:40 PM
(15 minutes
discussion and
Q&A) 

e-Asia: Joint Research Program: Fundamental Study of the Physical Properties of Metal Oxide Single Nanowires and Nanoparticles for Bio-Nano-Sensing

R&D Nanotechnology 1.a

DLSU

Done
15 1:55 PM
(15 minutes
discussion and
Q&A) 

DOST-MOST CHINA Joint Research Program: Key Technological Research of Philippines and China on Portable Power Generation Based on Gasification of Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW) and Agricultural Biomass Pretreated by Co-Hydrothermal Process

R&D Energy 1.a

MSU-IIT

Done
16   02:10 PM
(15 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)
 

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT THRU SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (CEST)
Science and Technology Intervention to Address Anemia Incidence in the Province of Northern Samar

Provision of Quality S&T Service 1.d

DOST VIII 

Done
17  

Legislative Advocacy Program for DOST Priority Science and Technology Legislative Measures for the 18th Congress

 

 DOST-DLLO

Done
18  

Multidisciplinary Approaches for TAmaraw Protection Against Threats (MATAPAT) in Mt. Calavite Wildlife Sanctuary, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines

R&D - Agriculture 1.a 

 UST

Done
19     02:30 PM
(30 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)
 

NICER: GARLIC AND OTHER AGRI-FOOD CONDIMENTS R&D CENTER

Project 1. Collection, Characterization, Conservation, and Improvement of Garlic and Chili Genetic Resources in the Philippines

Project 2. Improvement of Garlic and Other Agri-Food Condiments Productivity through Integrated Crop Management System

Project 3. Development and Evaluation of Village Level Low-Cost Storage Structure for Garlic Growers

Project 4. Enhanced Usability and Profitability of Garlic Through Black Garlic Processing

Project 5. Value Chain Analysis of Garlic in the Philippines

R&D - Agriculture 1.a

MMSU

Done
20   01:55 PM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)
 

MECO-TECO JOINT RESEARCH PROGRAM (JRP)
AutoPPLex: Automated Pest Infestation and Parasitism Level Estimator

R&D - Agriculture 1.a DLSU Done
21  

Development of the Philippine Groundwater Health Index (PGHI) for Monitoring Groundwater in Agricultural Areas

R&D - Agriculture 1.a UPD Done
22  3:20 PM
(15 minutes
discussion and
Q&A) 

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE VIROLOGY AND VACCINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE IN THE
PHILIPPINES: Project 6. Development of PCR-Based Detection Kit for Philippine Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV) Strains

R&D - Agriculture 1.a

ITDI

Done
23  

BREAST CANCER IN THE PHILIPPINES: GENE EXPRESSION PROFILING OF BREAST CANCER AMONG FILIPINOS AND DEVELOPMENT OF BREAST CANCER MAMMOSPHERE ASSAY TOWARD INDIVIDUALIZED CANCER MANAGEMENT
Project 1. Next Generation Sequencing-based Expression Profiling of Breast Cancer Among Filipinos and Prediction of Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy for Locoregionally Advanced Breast Cancer in Filipinos

 R&D - Health 1.a

 UPM

Done
24  

Aptamer-Based Multiplex Assay for the Early Detection of Leptospirosis

 R&D - Health 1.a

 UPD

Done
25  

DISCOVERY OF CARDIOMETABOLIC BIOACTIVES FROM PLANTS IN CENTRAL PHILIPPINES (PHASE 2)
Project 5. Formulation Studies of Spray-dried Extracts from Plants with Antihyperglycemic Activity

 R&D - Health 1.a

 USC

Done
26 3:35 PM
(15 minutes
discussion and
Q&A) 

SOLIDARITY Treatment Trial PLUS: An International Randomized Trial of Additional Treatments for COVID-19 in Hospitalized Patients Who Are All Receiving the Local Standard of Care

 R&D - Health 1.a

 UPM

Done
27 3:50 PM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A) 

BRIDGING EFFICACY AND SAFETY: IND-ENABLING SUITE OF ADMETox ASSAYS

Project 4. Metabolite Profiling Using Imaging Mass Spectrometry

Project 5. Determination of Pharmacokinetic Properties

 R&D - Health 1.a

 USA

Done
28 4:10 PM
(10 minutes
discussion and
Q&A) 

Solidarity Vaccine Trial in the Philippines: Randomized Trial of Candidate Vaccines for COVID-19

 R&D - Health 1.a

 UPM-PGH

Done

 

G.  Other Matters: 

G.1 Programs/Projects Approved Within the Authority of the Undersecretary for Research and Development (4:25 - 4:35 PM/10 minutes discussion)

H. Report on Liquidation of DOST-GIA Projects  (4:40 - 4:55 PM/10 minutes discussion)

I.  Adjournment (5:00 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