Outsmarting COVID-19: Online Makers’ Challenge Rules and Criteria

1. Rationale The Online Makers’ Challenge is a region-wide competition organized by the Department of Science and Technology – Caraga, in response to the ongoing global coronavirus disease pandemic. Through the competition, DOST-Caraga aims to provide avenue for anyone in the region to showcase their creative ideas, and encourage greater participation among Caraganons in providing…

DOST-funded CSU lab develops innovative filter for face mask

Cloth face masks are especially in demand now. But are they really effective against coronavirus? Sadly, no. Ordinary cloth face masks cannot filter larger droplets containing virus because of the large pores in the material. However, with the shortage of commercial masks like surgical and N95 masks, people opted to use washable cloth face masks….

DOST Caraga, Bayugan LGU partner to support environmental management and Science education

To ensure utilization of locally produced technologies and support to S&T human resource, especially in the countryside, DOST Caraga partnered with local government units like LGU Bayugan City in bringing Science, Technology and Innovation efforts closer to the people. Bayugan City local government unit, represented by Sangguniang Bayan Member Kirk Asis received Php 1,000,000.00 worth…