Davao Inventors and Researchers Gather in 1st Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits

The Department of Science and Technology XI (DOST XI) and the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI-DOST), in coordination with the Davao Inventors Association (DIA), hosted the 1st Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits (RICE) in NCCC Mall – Davao last November 17 – 19, 2011.

Local inventors, manufacturers, designers, creative researchers, and students were invited to participate in any of the six contest categories: (1) Invention Category (Tuklas Award) (2) Utility Model Category, (3) Industrial Design Category, (4) Creative Research Category (Likha Award), (5) Student Creative Research Category (Sibol Award) for High School, and (6) Student Creative Research Category (Sibol Award) for college.

The winners in the 1st Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits are:

Category: Invention

Multipurpose Adjustable Sling
– Francis Garcia of Buhangin, Davao City

Category: Utility Model

First Place
Compressed Air-Thermal Fuel Oil Dryer
– Emiliano Quitol of Agdao District, Davao City

Engine Booting Device
– Manolo Tamparong of Bangkal, Davao City

Hydraulic Kingpin Bushing Remover and Installer
– Adiecain Angie of Mati City, Davao Oriental

Category: Creative Research

First Place
Squash Seeds Sunblock Lotion – Vitamin E Enriched
– Mary Jane Barluado of University of Immaculate Conception, Davao City

Optimization of Pectin from the Peels of Citrus microcarpa (Kalamansi) and Proximate Analysis of the Residue for Selected Parameters
– Michael Casas of Philippine Science High School – SMC, Davao City

Blood Cell Increasing Activity and Nutritional Value of Formulated Suspension from GuyabanoCrude Leaf Extract
– Marilou Vicente-Tablizo of University of Immaculate Conception, Davao City
– Eva San Juan (adviser)

Category: Student Creative Research – College

First Place
Development of a Line Disconnection System
– Kris Logie Mallorca, John Mark Coloma, Rae Reyes and Edezon Virtudazo of the University of Mindanao, Davao City
– Engr. Maria Christina Condez (adviser)

King Seed Extract-Formulated Tablet on the Lipid Profile of Hypercholesterolemic-Induced Rabbits
– Sigrid Deano, Annalou Landero and Junmar Valdez of University of Immaculate Conception, Davao City
– Cherrie Gasendo (adviser)

Mangosteen Shell as Potential Water Purifying Agent
– Darwin Claros, Ingrid Diane de Lima, Sarah Jane de Ocampo, Maria Carissa Dolores Denoga, Breena Reubee Estillore and Joey Gorgonio of Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City
– Dr. Patria Manalaysay (adviser)

Category: Student Creative Research – High School

First Place
Leaves of Snakeplant as Natural Fiber
– Lovely Asur and Angelou Angway of Compostela National High School, Compostela Valley
– Debbie Teruel (adviser)

Feasibility Study on Spiral Panning Machine as Gold Extractor
– Loraine Joyce Cleo Ang of Pantukan National High School, Compostela Valley
– Sharon Rose Sapine (adviser)

Reduction of Power Consumption on Household Appliances Using Coffee Packets with Aluminum Foil
– Rapha Julysses Perez, Maricar Suizo, Ana Mae Duno, Michelle Encranacion and Aileen Bolo of Digos City National High School, Digos City
– Briand Luke Saplagio (adviser)

All first place winners in the different categories will represent the region in the National Invention Contest and Exhibits on July 2012.

Congratulations to all the winners and good luck in the Nationals!

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  1. Nice, hopefully I can join next events.. pls date me up..

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