DOST-TRC to host Teknobiz Idea Challenge
by J Regulacion
Legazpi City (18 February) -- The Technology Resource Center (TRC) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) invites college students of public and private institutions to join the Teknobiz Idea Challenge on February 24.
Tomas Briņas, DOST Bicol regional director, said this youth business idea contest is designed to enhance and further hone their creativity and entrepreneurial skills and become successful techno-preneurs.
Participants can submit their technology-based business idea from December 2009 to January 2010.
The students who will join must be a bonafide student of a CHED-accredited educational institution during their submission and must comply will all entry requirements.
Students can form a team, maximum of five members and the team members must be enrolled in the same school and should form part only of one team.
Final judging of this competition is on February 23 and the awarding ceremonies will be on February 24.
Criteria for judging will be based on innovativeness, market potential, and feasibility which is 25 percent; social impact, 15 percent; and environmental friendly, 2 percent.
Briņas said that this DOST-TRC Teknobiz Idea Challenge: Merging Business Technology is a great opportunity for enterprising Bicolano college students who have excellent achievements in business and technology to participate in this youth competition. (BUCAL/PIA) [top]