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DOST Accords Outstanding S&T Partner in the Academe Award to CLSU, S&T Award for Start-up of the Year to CVSM Faculty

June 14, 2022 - 04:39 pm

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The Central Luzon State University (CLSU), committed to providing excellence in research and development, received the Science for the People - Outstanding S&T Partner in the Academe Award from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) during their 64th Anniversary Gabi ng Parangal at Pasasalamat Celebration held on June 13, 2022, at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Pasay City.

Dr. Armando N. Espino Jr., Vice President for Research and Extension, represented the University and received the award wherein CLSU was among the only three universities in the Philippines to be included in the said category. According to DOST, the Award was intended to "recognize the outstanding partnership of the academic institutions and their contributions towards the achievement of the DOST goals".

Meanwhile, Dr. Clarissa Yvonne Y. Domingo, faculty researcher from the College of Veterinary Science and Medicine (CVSM), received the DOST S&T Award as one of the Start-ups of the Year for the development of the Andali Rapid Test kits intended to control the swine fever in the country. The Test Kit is one of the technologies in the start-up business Dr. Domingo currently incubating in the Agriculture and Food Technology Business Incubator (AFTBI).

To date, the DOST granted the university a total of P131,433,409.10 funds for the seventy-one completed and ongoing projects and programs of the university in the year 2019 to 2021.