The idea of the Project Match partnership is to create a community wherein micro, small, & medium enterprises and start-up companies will be connected to increase revenue and reduce the cost of MSMEs with the use of digital tools. Likewise, generate traction/sales and data for start-ups, educate and level up the knowledge of entrepreneurs on finance, and provide access to financial resources.
The iAmUPHi and UPAA Iloilo turned over an industrial washing machine, front load dryer, medical apparel, physical protective equipment, and various medical and sanitation supplies to the Philippine Genome Center Visayas (PGCV) on January 22, 2022. These were received by Chancellor Clement C. Camposano and PGC-Visayas Director Victor Marco Emmanuel "Noel" Ferriols. Dr. Marovi Celis BOT of iAmUPHi brought the goods along with the officers of the UPAA Iloilo Chapter, headed by President John Canonero.
The Philippine Genome Center Visayas has already received its set of Next Generation Sequencers to capacitate the center for whole genome sequencing to detect SARS-CoV-2 variants in the region. PGC Visayas acquired the sequencers through the funding support of the Department of Budget and Management. Installation of the sequencers commenced last Thursday (Jan. 20) at the PGC Visayas Laboratories at the Regional Research Center of UPV in Miagao, Iloilo. Installation is set to be complete over the weekend, and the initial trial run will commence on Monday (Jan. 24). Another series of minor runs will follow this over the next two weeks to optimize all the systems in place. Full operations are targeted to start by the 3rd or 4th week of February, upon which PGC Visayas will be able to sequence around 350-375 samples per week. The sequencers acquired by PGC Visayas, the Illumina ISeq 100, and Illumina NextSeq 1000 (distributed and locally supported by Lifeline Diagnostics) are some of the latest sequencing platforms available in the market, with the installation of the NextSeq 1000 being the first in the Philippines.
Upholding its mission for a sustainable and responsive aquaculture practices, Algacon Aquafeeds Manufacturing secures funding for upscaling its production of Juan Algae Paste through DOST PCAARRD Startup Grant Fund Program.
With participants coming from the different service units of the University of the Philippines Visayas, the Language Program (LP) conducted the second wave of its “Communications at the Workplace” remote training program, from Nov. 11 to Dec. 9, 2021.
The Sixth International Conference for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (ICFAS 6) of the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) was jointly held with the first forum of the Asian Fisheries Social Science Research Network (AFSSRN F1) on November 24-26, 2021, via Zoom, with the theme: The Science and Art of Fisheries and Aquaculture: Life Above and Below Waters to highlight the synergy between science and arts and the transdisciplinarity in fisheries and aquaculture. The joint international conference was hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) in partnership with the AFSSRN, a section of the Asian Fisheries Society.
- Donations pour in for perished guard and affected UPV personnel
- DPSM holds second leg of webinar series on Open-source software development
- SOTECH’s alcohol hand rub project awarded UP Gawad Pangulo for Excellence in Public Service
- UPV-SoTech Dairy Research Team Conducts Food Safety Training-Workshop