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PTRI Promotes Sustainable Development in 2019 NSTW
by: Sharmainne Rhey B. Caoili Technology Transfer and Promotion Staff, DOST-PTRIThis year’s National Science and Technology Week (NSTW)—a much-anticipated annual event focused on the exhibition of up-to-date innovations in science and technology in the Philippines— is happening from July 17 to 21, 2019 at the World Trade Center. The five-day activity will be centered to the theme: "Science for the People: Enabling Technologies for Sustainable Development”. This will become the perfect venue for the Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST - PTRI) to bring forward its latest sustainable and purposeful textile-related technologies, services, and initiatives towards attaining sustainable development.
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DOST-Philippine Textile Research Institute to Co-organize the 5th InnoSight International Conference / Workshop on “Nature to Value towards a Circular Textile Industry”
by: Sharmainne Rhey B. Caoili Technology Transfer and Promotion Staff, DOST-PTRI
After the successful forum hosted by DOST-PTRI on “Waste = Resource to Inclusive Circular Economy” last July 19-20, 2018, the Institute has the privilege to co-organize the 5th InnoSight Workshop in partnership with the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taiwan. The conference / workshop will be held on September 24-25, 2018 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila in Pasay City. It aims to build an Asia-Pacific Circular Economy (ACE) Stakeholder Platform focused on sustainability for the textile industry.
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DOST to conduct forum on Circular Economy at the National Science and Technology Week
By: Technology Transfer, Information and Promotion Staff Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Textile Research Institute
Science, Technology, and Innovation play a crucial role in addressing pressing national problems, and the Department of Science and Technology, no less, is committed to generating and applying new knowledge and technologies all towards collective prosperity. One of the vital global concerns today is the call for Responsible Consumption and Production as part of the country’s commitment to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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DOST Provides Therapeutic Handlooms to the Differently-abled and Elderly
By:Sharmainne Rhey B. Caoili and Cyd Francis D. Recidoro (Technology Transfer, Information and Promotions Staff DOST-PTRI)
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Meet and Greet with the Weavers and Designers
TAGUIG CITY, Metro Manila – Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) and Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) conducted the first engagement of the weavers and the designers last February 28, 2018. This concluded the successful activities for the first working calendar of PTRI’s involvement with GREAT Women Project 2, funded by the Global Affairs Canada set to end on 2020.
The GREAT Women Project 2, also termed Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Philippines, is recognized as a gender platform that focuses on improving the competitiveness and sustainability of women’s enterprises. It gives the WME’s an avenue not only to produce quality, and environmentally sustainable products but also to become market-ready locally and globally.