An Official Visit of Prof. Fortunato T. De La Peña, and DOST Delegation from Philippines, at TISTR HQ
On 25 August 2017, Prof. Fortunato T. De La Peña, Secretary of Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Senior Officials on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation from Republic of the Philippines, including Dr. Leah J. Buendia - Assistant Secretary for International, Cooperation, Dr. Carlos Primo C. David - Executive Director, Philippines Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), Mr. Paul Ernest N. De Leon - OIC-RDMD, Philippines Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), and Mr. Denvi E. Gabales - Science Research Specialist II, International Technology Cooperation Unit, paid an official visit to TISTR Technopolis. In this occasion, TISTR’s Executives led by Dr. Luxsamee Plangsangmas, Governor of TISTR, welcomed and received Prof. Fortunato T. De La Peña and DOST delegations gladly and pleasantly. In the meeting, the delegations learnt about TISTR’s information on organizational background, highlight projects and research achievement. Both sides also discussed and exchanged their information regarding biomass research and innovative agricultural technologies. After the meeting, the delegation visited TISTR’s laboratories, which are biomass pilot plant, soil and plant analysis, and an Innovative Center for Production of Industrially-used Microorganisms - ICPIM.