MARCH 31, 2021-BY products of industries need not got to waste as the government science experts innovatively challenge how industry deal with its left over raw materials paving the way for a new face of waste products.

In the webinar, stakeholders from the coconut industry asked potent questions regarding on what they would do with the by-products of coconuts being made into copra.

The ITDI MMIC research and development based innovations would take care of the by-products such as coco water and VCO into becoming new food and nutraceutical products in the market.

At the virtual event entitled BACKEND INNOVATION GIVES NEW LIFE TO WASTE (A WEBCAST AT INNOHUB SA PINAS) located at the Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) Modular Multi-Industry Innovation Center (MMIC) March 31, 2021 8:30 AM-12:00 NN.

Officials of the science department were present such as Dr. Annabelle V. Briones, the Director of the ITDI who gave her welcoming remarks, messages from Prof. Fortunato T. de la Pena, the Secretary of the DOST and Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, the DOST’s Undersecretary for Research and Development .

Engr. Apollo Victor O. Bawagan the CED OIC Chief and Supervising SRS gave the MMIC Primer AVP and overview on MMIC services and modes of engagement followed by Supervising SRS Engr Joseph Herrera on the Nut and Seed Oils line and Senior SRS Mr. Oliver C. Evangelista on the Mix Blend Powder line.

Dr. Norberto G. Ambagan the FPD Chief on the liquids and emulsions line and concluding remarks from Dr. Zorayda V. Ang OIC Deputy Director for ATS and PMISD chief, the event moderated by SRS 1 Margarita V. Atienza and the in-charge for the media invitations by Ms. Adelia Guevarra.

The bottom line is the government encourages collaborations, cooperation between the private sector, business, entrepreneurs and the academe making sense of an alliance that will propel the country to its vision of industrialization through the country’s innovation hub.

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