US-PH partnership led to launching of innovation strategy for state universities, colleges
The Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) partnered with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to launch an innovation strategy that will further build the capacity of Philippine state universities and colleges. The activity, held on February 12, 2019 in Makati City, was attended by over 100 university presidents, Philippine government officials, […]
USAID STRIDE’s 3-year extension announced in government-led innovation conference
Philippine government officials, academe and industry leaders, and international development organization partners convened in this year’s Inclusive Innovation Conference. Led by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) together with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the two-day event held on October 2-3 focused on how the Philippines’ on-going innovation efforts will aid the […]
Building university-industry confidence to accelerate innovation through KTTOs
The low rate of knowledge transfer between the university and industry continues to pose a challenge in speeding up the innovation process. A study conducted by USAID through its STRIDE program showed that among the factors contributing to this are mutual distrust, disagreement in terms of partnerships, and absence of support institutions that enable collaborative […]
Breathing Life into Innovation through Industry-University Collaboration
Over the last 6 years, the Philippines has ranked relatively low in the Global Innovation Index (GII), which measures the perceived extent of collaboration between companies and universities and research institutions. During this period, the country received its highest ranking in 2015, but placing only 53rd out of 133 countries.
USAID STRIDE grantee’s research contributes to establishment of research lab
Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) launched the Bio-Products Research Laboratory (BPRL) last July 10, 2018 in Iligan City. Instrumental to the launch of the pioneering BPRL is Dr. Arnold Lubguban, a USAID STRIDE research grantee.
DOST-PCIEERD partners with STRIDE for industry-researcher mixer
STRIDE co-hosted a forum with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)’s Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development titled “Bringing Research to Market: An Industry-Researcher Mixer” during the National Science and Technology Week. This was held on July 18, 2018 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. The activity […]