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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Caraganon supports DOST’s RSTW 2022

By Jennifer P. Gaitano

BUTUAN CITY – Caraganons from various sectors are set to participate in the lined-up activities for the 2022 Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) on October 19 to 23 in this city,  spearheaded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Caraga.

Engr. Noel Ajoc
According to Engr. Noel Ajoc, regional director of DOST-Caraga, bared that this is an annual event which will serve as an avenue to bring together stakeholders, entrepreneurs and science enthusiasts to witness the latest technologies, new innovative products using local resources, and relevant research and development outputs useful for communities.

“There will be  series of activities for this week-long celebration along with the science and technology exhibits at Robinson’s Place Butuan. We are glad to inform you that the DOST Secretary, Dr. Renato Solidum, Jr. will be attending the said event,” said Ajoc.

Engr. Ajoc invites the public to join the motorcade within the city thoroughfares, and witness the opening ceremonies on October 19 at the Robinson’s Main Atrium. A Press Conference will also follow at the Go Hotels Function Hall of said mall. 

The RSTW is a weeklong, annual celebration that introduces and recognizes Research and Development (R&D) outputs. It also aims to increase awareness and market adaptable technologies and programs of DOST that are available and beneficial to clients. (JPG/PIA-Caraga)