Search for Filipino inventors is on
Cebu City (5 October) -- The search for Filipino Inventors is on time for the Department of Science and Technology-Technology Application Institute (DOST-TAPI) will celebration on the "National Investors Week" on November 13 - 17, 2006.
Featured in the celebration will be the National Invention Contest with the following categories: Outstanding Invention (Tuklas Award), Outstanding Utility Model, Outstanding Industrial Design, Outstanding Creative Research (Likha Award) and the Outstanding Student Creative Research (Sibol Award).
The contests are open to Filipino inventors, makers, designers and creative researchers residing in the Philippines. The Sibol Award is open to high school and college students. Entries have to be endorsed however, by their respective school heads. Entries that have won the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes in previous national invention contests, except those under the Creative Research Category are excluded from the contest.
Entry forms and rules and criteria for invention contests are now available at the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office No. VII, Gov. M. Cuenco Avenue , Banilad, Cebu City . Accomplished entries / requirements must be received not later than 5:00pm, October 16, 2006 at TAPI (DOST Compund), Bicutan, Taguig, Metro Manila. (PIA-Cebu/hfg) [top]