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PTRI-NGCP PARTNERSHIP TO ENHANCE BUHI WEAVING
By Lanquin Seyer R. Gacusan (Technology Transfer Information and Promotions Staff)
PTRI and NGCP officers together with BOKPA Weavers during the Capability Building project launch at Lavidia Resort, Buhi, Camarines Sur
BUHI, CAMARINES SUR, REGION V – With a mandate of organizing community development programs to its power transmission beneficiaries or host communities, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) recently inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) for a six-month project of providing capability building trainings to the Buhi OTOP Key Players Association (BOKPA) Weavers.
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Natural textiles and innovations highlighted in PTRI’s Lab to FAB exhibit at NSTW 2017By Lorraine M. Cueva (Technology Transfer, Information and Promotions Staff)
PASAY CITY — The annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW)—with its aim to present the role and contribution of science and technology in nation-building and development—provided the backdrop for the Philippine Textile Research Institute’s exhibit that recently took place at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
Entitled ‘Lab to FAB (Fabric Applications and Beyond)’, the exhibit featured a three-part experience: from textile inputs; then processes via PTRI’s facilities and machines; and to outputs in the form of fabrics, apparel, accessories, and other textile applications.
‘Lab to FAB (Fabric Applications and Beyond)’ highlights textile processes from input to output
‘Innovations for Biodiversity Conservation and Smart Utilization’ Under the Biodiversity cluster organized by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), PTRI put forth one of its missions: to develop textiles and textile products from natural materials, with smart utilization in mind.
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Planting a Green Future: PTRI participates in annual Clean and Green program
TAGUIG CITY – The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) participated in the annual Clean and Green planting program, with assistance from the Department of Natural Resources (DENR) and the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Taguig.
PTRI Director Celia B. Elumba, together with DENR and CENRO agriculturists, planting radishes on a raised bed
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PTRI brings textile innovations for the people at NSTW (July 11 to 15, 2017)
PASAY CITY – The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI), the premier textile research and development arm of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), will showcase its innovations for the 2017 National Science and Technology Week, this July 11 to 15, 2017, with the main theme of the celebration being ‘Science for the People’.
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Learn more about PTRI's textile innovations through a 3-day exhibit at this year's Negosyo Fair.
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