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2023 National S&T Week 2023 to feature latest PH textile innovations    

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) is set to bring the latest innovations in the country’s textile industry to Iloilo City, as part of the National Science, Technology, and Innovation Week (NSTW) celebration to be held from 22-26 November 2023.

Join the opening of the Hinabul: Fibers and Textiles S&T Exhibit and experience the technologies and innovations in the region’s fiber industry at the National Museum Western Visayas on 22 November 2023, followed by the Textile 101 from 1-5 PM and the KatHabi Innovation Fashion Show at the Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Art at 6 PM.

The KatHabi Creative Nook section also offers the participants exposure to handloom weaving, natural dyeing, and sewing, thus providing opportunity for visitors to know the craft and marvel at our rich and unique culture.

Meanwhile, the 2023 Philippine Textile Congress will be concluding its three-week colloquium sessions on 24 November 2023, from 9 AM to 12 NN with the theme "Futures Thinking for Philippine Textiles."

On the other hand, on 23 November 2023, the Natural Dyes Colloquium will be conducted at 1:30-5 PM, while the Innovation Dialogue with Western Visayas textile stakeholders will be held at 9 AM to 12 NN.

Furthermore, in promoting a creative and sustainable textile industry in Region VI, the agency is inviting handloom weaving innovators and stakeholders to the 2nd Philippine Handloom Weaving Conference—Hinabul: Weaving Regional Textile Innovation Ecosystems in the Western Visayas slated from 25-26 November 2023.

Join this year’s NSTW and witness the country’s science and technology innovations in Iloilo City. Follow DOST-PTRI’s Facebook page at and NSTW 2023 at to be updated with the NSTW events and activities, and participate in selected forums to be broadcast on their social media accounts.

Download the NSTW mobile application at for Android users and for iOS users. (by Kristine Erika L. Agustin, DOST-STII)


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