Incoming college students are now more empowered to pursue their dream Science and Technology (S&T) Education with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) opening the application for the Undergraduate Scholarship program. 

The DOST-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) announced that the application would run from September 19 to December 2, 2022, and the requirements would be submitted online. 

“Today, we celebrate a new beginning for all of you,” said the Department of Science and Technology Undersecretary for Regional Operations Engr. Sancho Mabborang to the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) after graduating from the first phase of the Innovations for Filipinos Working Distantly from the Philippines (iFWD PH). 

The iFWD PH is directed to assist OFWs who were repatriated or forced to return home by providing them with opportunities to move forward by establishing their technology-based enterprises.

Teachers and students from off-grid Manurigao Integrated School in New Bataan, Davao de Oro can now access digitized Science and Technology (S&T) resources with the installation of solar-powered Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Stations (STARBOOKS).

The Indigenous People (IP) Women's Association of Barangay Kimlawis, Kiblawan, Davao del Sur exhibited their grassroots innovation to the United Nations Development Programme Independent Country Programme Evaluations (UNDP-ICPE) as part of strengthening the Grassroots Innovation for Inclusive Development (GRIND) program by the Department of Science and Technology XI (DOST XI).

The Department of Science and Technology Region XI, through the Provincial Science and Technology Office of Davao de Oro aided farmers from Barangay Andap, New Bataan, Davao de Oro, with various chocolate production processing equipment to help with their livelihood.