DOST lauds Munti Products in Nat'l S&T Week
During DOST's National Science and Technology Week 2019, Dielles Apiary and Meadery Inc., a wine maker based in Muntinlupa, and Southville 3 Homebased Producers Association Inc., won three significant awards.
The 2019 NSTW with the theme "Science for the People: Enabling Technologies for Sustainable Development" presented the recent technological innovations, product and research that contribute to national development.
Dielles Apiary and Meadery Inc.'s proudly-made Muntinlupa products won Best Packaging and Labeling Innovation at regional and national level. It also represented NCR as the regional winner in the national category of Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program.
While Muntinlupa SHBPAI emerged as the winner in the Science and Technology or CEST program or the Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology in NCR and became the finalist in the national category.
Dielles Apiary and Meadery Inc. and Muntinlupa SHBPAI received S&T assistance from DOST to improve their operations and boost their productivity and competitiveness, such as package development, training, laboratory and consultancy services.
Mayor Jaime Fresnedi congratulated the 2019 NSTW winners from Muntinlupa who were presented before local government officials in the city’s flag raising rites last July 22.
Dielles Apiary owner Luke Deogracias Macabbabad, also a beneficiary of the LGU Muntinlupa’s zero-interest loan assistance, thanked the local government for its assistance to local Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises.
Also attending the ceremony were Muntinlupa SHBPAI president Nympha Palafox and DOST MuntiParLas Cluster Director Kim Atienza.
In line with DOST’s thrust, Muntinlupa City supports budding entrepreneurs and MSMEs to scale up their businesses through various programs, having the Tulong Negosyo zero-interest loan assistance as the flagship project which provide financial assistance from 2,000 up to 150,000 pesos depending on business capital ceiling and payment record.
DOST and Muntinlupa LGU continuously work towards providing innovative solutions for the communities. DOST MuntiParLas Cluster Office is located at Muntinlupa City Technical Institue in San Guillermo St., Brgy. Putatan, Muntinlupa City.
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