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Winner! DOST-PTRI receives DOST-NAST PHL’s 2019 International Publication Award, Tops Journal Impact Factor
From L to R: Merlyn S. Mendioro, Ph.D - Director, Institute of Biological Sciences, UPLB, Atty. Lolibeth R. Medrano, Bureau of Patents, Academician Evelyn Mae Tecson-Mendoza, Ph.D, DOST Secretary Fortunato T. Dela Peña, PTRI Director Celia B. Elumba, NAST PHL Executive Director Luningning Samarita-Domingo and PTRI-RDD Chief Julius L. Leaño, Jr., Ph.D.
DOST-PTRI, with Dr. Leaño as the Lead Author and Co-Author of the published international papers, bested 10 DOST line agencies with the highest Journal Impact Factor (JIF) among the 72 IPA awardees, with a total of 35.623 JIF. Photos by:NAST PHL Secretariat and PTRI OD-TIPS
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The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) convenes the Philippine Silk Summit 2020 on 30-31 January 2020 as part of the activities of the Philippine Tropical Fabric month celebration.
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TELA Vision 2020 – A Textiles Stakeholders’ Conference
By: Sharmainne Rhey B. Caoili
Technology Transfer, Information and Promotions Staff
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) leads the celebration of the Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month this January. The highlight of this month-long celebration is the Textile Stakeholders’ Conference dubbed as, TELA Vision 2020 Towards AmBisyon Natin 2040. This will be held at the Citadines Bay City Manila on 30 January 2020.
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Contact Angle Analyzer donated by SEO Co. Ltd. Korea to DOST-PTRI
DOST-PTRI Receives New Contact Angle Analyzer donated by Surface Electro Optics (SEO) Co. Ltd. Korea
By: Donna A. Uldo, Technical Services DivisionDOST-PTRI expressed its gratitude to Mr. Jangho Park, CEO of Surface Electro Optics (SEO) Co. Ltd. Korea, for his generosity in donating one unit of Phoenix 150 (P150) Contact Angle Analyzer in support of the Institute's testing services and research and development activities. Engr. May S. Rico presented the Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of DOST-PTRI Director Celia B. Elumba.
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INAUGURATION OF THE REGIONAL YARN PRODUCTION AND INNOVATION CENTER IN ILOILO
As a realization of its TELA Pilipinas advocacy or known as Textiles Empowering Lives Anew advocacy, the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) spearheads the inauguration of the Regional Yarn Production and Innovation Center in Miagao, Iloilo (RYPIC).
The RYPIC is a project under the DOST Inclusive Innovation TELA or i2TELA Program. It is the first microscale yarn spinning facility which aims to produce crafted yarns from blends of natural textile fibers, abaca, banana and pineapple leaf, in combination with cotton at a 50 kilograms of yarns per day capacity.The RYPIC aims to jumpstart local ecosystems for the textile sector and will cater to the requirements of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)in the fashion industry, academe and government institutions for yarns and fabrics using local raw materials, skills, and talents.