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Congratulatory Message      

Sec. Fortunato T. de la Peña  

Secretary, Department of Science and Technology

On behalf of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), I am honored to invite the public to celebrate with us the hard work and achievements of Filipino scientists and innovators at the 2018 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW).

This year, we will be featuring the latest and most innovative products, know-how, and services developed and funded by Filipinos. More importantly, they are going to be displayed in a manner that highlights their positive impact in keeping with the general theme "Science for the People: Innovation for Collective Prosperity."

One of the major reasons for the NSTW celebrations is to provide an opportunity for the country's researchers and scientists to meet up and interact with potential venture investors, professionals, entrepreneurs, industry workers, and students. Such interaction and networking activities between and among members of government, private sector, academe, and NGOs are essential in bridging the S&T knowledge base and the people for which it ultimately serves.

More importantly, this major event is proof of the science community's strong commitment to contribute and make a major impact in supporting the development priorities under the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

Celebrate the NSTW with us at the World Trade Centre this 17 to 21 July 2018.