USec. Carol M. Yorobe
Undersecretary for S&T Services and
Chair, 2019 NSTW Steering Committee
Welcome to the 2019 National Science and Technology Week.
As we enter the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution, the demand of society has become more
sophisticated that requires innovation to a level that matches people's dreams, aspirations, and
expectations for a better life.
This year's celebration of the 2019 NSTW embraces the theme, "Science for the People:
Enabling Technologies for Sustainable Development"
Grounded on the premise that science, technology, and innovation are the drivers of socioeconomic
development and inclusive growth, the Department of Science and Technology has
since strategically postured itself, including the 18 attached agencies and 16 regional offices to
work in unison towards creating enabling technologies that empower the people to create their
Our Exhibit Clusters focus on different technologies that benefit our people and society, and
contribute to the attainment of the n.
The entire DOST system, through interactive exhibits, fora, and seminars present innovative
knowledge, products, and services in the areas of Food Security, Energy and Environment, Aging
Society, Health and Medical Care, S&T Human Resource Development, Equity and Growth in
the Countryside, Biodiversity and Sustainable Use of Biological Resources, Sustainable Cities
and Communities, Resilience and Innovation, and International Linkages.
Because science is for the people, the DOST positions itself on the driver's seat by using the
2019 NSTW as the means to fuel its quest to improve the lives of the Filipinos through science,
technology, and innovation.
Be there with us in celebrating the 2019 NSTW and be part of this significant stride towards
attaining a culture of science, today, for all of us.