IN PHOTOS | Inventors young, old gather in Davao

Oct. 03, 2015

DAVAO CITY – Inventors in Davao region responded to the call of Department of Science and Technology(DOST) to participate in the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits during a three-day event showcasing their finished product and researches at a mall in Matina Davao City. Rice 2015 is a nationwide event conducted to recognize the works of Filipino inventors.

The event is hosted by the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) and the Department of Science and Technology regional office in Davao.


The group of Yssa Gumban from Colegio de San Ignacio in Buhagin Davao City shows the results of their study to produce charcoal from calamansi, papaya seeds and bamboo fiber through stem activation.


PLYBOARD. Fourth year students of Davao City National High School display their products using recyclable materials during the second day of the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (Rice 2015) held in Matina, Davao City.

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PINOY MARINE OUTBOARD. Nicky Wijangco of Davao City presents his design, Pinoy Marine Outboard, as one of the contestants and exhibitors during the three-day Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (Rice 2015). The PMO is an indigenous marine propulsion system that mimics a boat’s commercialized outboard motor.



INNOVATION. Filipino inventor Nicky Wijangco demonstrates how to operate his invented pump boat engine called Pinoy Marine Outboard.

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