DOST-EXECOM MEETING NO. 2021-02
15 February 2021; 9:00 AM; Videoconferencing

 

OPENING PRAYER to be led by Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora

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
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

Aptamer-Based Multiplex Assay for the Early Detection of Leptospirosis

R&D Health 1.a

UPD-IB/

PCHRD

Done
2

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

2021 SETUP Program Mobilization Budget

Technology Commercialization 1.b

DOST Regional Offices

Done
3 10:50 AM
(15 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

 

NICER: CENTER FOR INNOVATIONS FOR COST EFFECTIVE DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND  MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH (DRRM-H Outcomes in NCR and the Philippines)

 

Project 3. Simulation-based Learning Laboratory

 

R&D - DRRM -Health 1.a UPM/PCHRD Done
4 11:10 AM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A)

 

BRIDGING EFFICACY AND SAFETY: IND-ENABLING SUITE FOR ADME-TOX ASSAYS

 

 

Project 1. Optimization of Physico-Chemical Drug Properties

 

Project 2. Cell-based ADMET Assays

 

Project 3. HPLC and Mass Spectral Studies to Support Various

 

 

R&D - Health 1.a

 

PCHRD

 

 

UPD-IC

  

UPD-NIMBB

  

UPD-IC

Done
5

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

 

PHARMAFERN: DEVELOPMENT OF HEALTH PRODUCTS FROM FERN:

 

Project 5. Anti-inflammatory Compound from Select Ferns in Mindanao

 

R&D - Agriculture 1.a

CMU/PCHRD

Done
6 11:50 AM
(20 minutes
discussion and
Q&A) 

TECHNICOM: Scale-Up Manufacturing of Biotek-M Diagnostic Kits and Post Marketing for Third Party Evaluation

Technology

Commercialization

1.b

Manila Health

Tek Inc./

TAPI, PCHRD

Done

 

G.  Other Matters: 

G.1  Projects Within the Approving Authority of the Undersecretary for R&D (12:15 - 12:35 PM/20 minutes discussion)

H.   Report on Liquidation of DOST-GIA Projects  (12:40 - 12:50  pm/10 minutes discussion)

I.  Adjournment (12:55 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