DOSTs Flagship Program to feature Top Technologies, Programs, Services and Technical Sessions in Annual S&T Fair
- Written by Bon Rafael A. Padayhag
DOST’s Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program or SETUP will showcase their leading technologies and programs in the agency's annual Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) on July 25-27 at the Zamboanga del Norte Convention and Sports Center in Dipolog City.
Aside from their current programs and S&T innovations, SETUP will also conduct technicalconsultancies on packaging and labeling, food innovation and safety, as well as a forum on SETUP itself.
This flagship program of DOST focuses on assisting micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs)in six priority sectors namely: food processing, metals and engineering, furniture, marine and aquatic resources, agriculture/ horticulture, and gifts and holiday decors.
The program assists MSMEs to improve its productivity through different technological interventions such as acquisition of innovative and cost-effective technology, product development, process improvement, human resource development, and consultancy services, among others.