DOST-TAPI present winners of 2020 NICE

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By Estrella Z. Gallardo

 

The Department of Science and Technology – Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) presented the winners of the 2020 National Invention Contest and Exhibits (NICE) Science for the People: Inventions and Innovations for Sustainable Development at AURA SMX Convention Center, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City on March 5, 2020.

NICE with the theme Science for the People: Inventions and Innovation for Sustainable Development was viewed at AURA SMX on March 2-5, 2020.

It is a biennial activity which show cases the Filipinos’ innovation and creativity. It recognizes the best efforts and indispensability of local inventors, innovators, researchers including the students, as contributors to national economic development.

The contestants for the NICE 2020 are regional winners of the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE) conducted in different regions throughout the country and served as the qualifying round for the NICE.

All NICE 2020 winners will receive cash prizes, plaque, and certificates of recognition from the Department of Science and Technology – Technology Application and Promotion Institute.

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) likewise pledged to provide awards and certificates for the Tuklas Category, Utility Model (UM) Category, and Industrial Design (10) Category first prize winners.

The Contest Categories awarded were TUKLAS Invention Category, UM Utility Model Category, IP Industrial Design Category, LIKHA Creative Research Category and SIBOL Student Creative Research Category.

Cash Awards for the Tuklas Awards: 1st Prize Php 300,000; 2nd Prize Php 200,000;  3rd Prize Php 100,000.

Utility Model Category: 1st Prize, Php 200,000; 2nd Prize Php 100,000; 3rd Prize Php 50,000.

Outstanding Industrial Design: 1st Prize Php 200,000; 2nd Prize Php 100,000, 3rd Prize Php 50,000.

Likha Award: 1st Prize Php 100,000; 2nd Prize Php 50,000; 3rd Prize Php 30,000.

Sibol Award: 1st Prize Php 100,000; 2nd Prize Php 50,000; 3rd Prize Php 30,000.

 

The following awards were presented to

Outstanding Invention (Tuklas) Award

  • FIRST PRIZE : 300,000 Cash Gift , TAPI Plaque and Certificate , WIPO Gold Medal Patent No. : 1-2015-000278 Title of the Invention : Fluidized Bed Drying System Name of the Inventor/s : Reagan J. Pontawe Dr. Romualdo C. Martinez Roselyn B. Villacorte Nestor T. Asuncion Address : Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail): 0917-301-2757
  • SECOND PRIZE : 200,000 Cash Gift , TAPI Plaque and Certificate Patent No. : 1-2011-000020 Title of the Invention : A Printing Machine Name of the Inventor/s : Armando R. Reosura Address : Talisay City, Negros Occidental Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail): 09566193829

 

Outstanding Utility Model

  • FIRST PRIZE: 200,000 Cash Gift , TAPI Plaque and Certificate , WIPO Plaque Registration No. : 2-2017-050313 Title of the Invention :Composite Nonwoven Fabric Heavy Metal Adsorbent and Method for Preparing the Same Name of the Inventor/s :Dr. Jordan F. Madrid Dr. Lucille V. Abad Mr. Patrick Jay Cabalar Address :Quezon City Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail) : 09088737392/09178425902/09166046268
  • SECOND PRIZE: 100,000 Cash Gift, TAPI Plaque and Certificate Registration No. : 2-2014-000201 Title of the Invention : Tractor Drawn Cassava Digger Name of the Inventor/s : Raymund Joseph P. Macaranas Maria Elizabeth V. Ramos Dr. Romualdo C. Martinez Remegio C. Nodora Jr. Terence Marion Q. Ancheta Address : Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail) : akositm@gmail.com 09178016305
  • THIRD PRIZE: 50,000 Cash Gift, TAPI Plaque and Certificate Registration No. : UM-2-2016-00090 Title of the Invention :Method of Producing Coco Board and Prouct Thereof for Various Housing an Carpentry Works Name of the Inventor/s : Justino R. Arboleda Address : Lower Gapo, Camalig Albay Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail) :09228696704/0918918175/ justinoarboleda@gmail.com

 

Outstanding Industrial Design

  • FIRST PRIZE: 200,000 Cash Gift, TAPI Plaque and Certificate , WIPO Plaque Registration No. : 3-2016-001429 Title of the Industrial Design: Hybrid Electric Train Name of the Inventor/s : Jonathan Q. Puerto Rodnel Q. Tamayo Pablo Q. Aquin Glen D. Espeña Rolando F. Ibuig Address : MIRDC , Taguig City Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail): 8837-0431-36
  • SECOND PRIZE: 100,000 Cash Gift, TAPI Plaque and Certificate Registration No. : 3-2018-000646 Title of the Industrial Design: Armchair Name of the Inventor/s : Pedro H. Delantar, Jr. Address : Banilad, Cebu Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail): 0939-919-6780
  • THIRD PRIZE: 50,000 Cash Gift, TAPI Plaque and Certificate Registration No. : 3-2017-000754 Title of the Industrial Design: Grain ProBe (Buriki) Moisture Meter Name of the Inventor/s : Ariene C. Joaquin Dr. Romualdo C. Martinez Richard P. Avila Maria Elizabeth V. Ramos Address : Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail): 0917-837-6864

 

LIKHA Award (Creative Research)

  • FIRST PRIZE: 100,000 Cash Gift , TAPI Plaque and Certificate Title of the Research :UHI Shofar: Mass Notification System for Local Disasters Name of the Researcher/s : King Francis Genilla Filmann Simpao Brianne Bingil Ronel Yap Address : Ma-a Davao City , University of South Eastern Phil. Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail): 0933-326-6173
  • SECOND PRIZE: 50,000 Cash Gift , TAPI Plaque and Certificate Title of the Research : Design and Prototyping of Continuous Screw-Type Salt Iodizing Machine Name of the Researcher/s : Dr. Annabelle V. Briones Engr. Quintillano M. Montevirgen Engr. Carlos J. De Vera Josie L. Pondevida Oliver C. Evangelista Engr. Jayson B. Nuval Shiela Ruby H. Ugat Melquiades B. Canceran Alexander G. Cruz Address :Industrial Technology Development Institute , DOST Tagiug City Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail):0997-586-6422
  • THIRD PRIZE: 30,000 Cash Gift , TAPI Plaque and Certificate Title of the Research : Mechanical Cacao Sheller/Huller Name of the Researcher/s : Jefferey A. Lavarias Address : Licaong Muñoz, Nueva Ecija Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail):0936-331-5418

 

SIBOL Award (Student Creative Research for College Level )

  • FIRST PRIZE: 100,000 Cash Gift, TAPI Plaque and Certificate Title of the Research: Development and Fabrication of Digital Apparatus for Sieve Analysis and Soil Classification Name of the Researcher/s : Pauline Grace B. Manzano Arnel Jude C. Calma Kaiser Y. Aguilar Kristen Ann N. Miranda Gemmark C. Sicat School : Tarlac State University Address : Tarlac City Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail): 0995-155-0750 manzano12@gmail.com
  • SECOND PRIZE: 50,000 Cash Gift, TAPI Plaque and Certificate Title of the Research: Highly Accessible and Rapidly Deployable Emergency Network Name of the Researcher/s : Von Andrei R. Espino Charles June M. Robinos VJ Danielle G. Sanjorjo Kenji S. Tanaka Mac Raphael D. Villanueva School: : Notre Dame of Dadiangas University Address : Marist Ave., General Santos City Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail): 0945-075-7970
  • THIRD PRIZE: 30,000 Cash Gift, TAPI Plaque and Certificate Title of the Research :IoT-Based Soil Moisture and Soil Movement Monitoring System for Landslide Name of the Researcher/s : Hervey John Quaio Ryan James Bacornay Dianna Mae Dolores John Dave Gitalan Jenrica Ann Decafe School: : La Salle Univeristy , Ozamis City Address : Ozamis City Contact Details (cellphone/ tel/fax nos, e-mail):09121-254-7917 / 0950-097- 5549

 (PPCI)

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