Orientation on R&D Project Implementation and Management (05-06 May 2015)

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension will institute the conduct of annual training offerings for UPLB research personnel for effective and efficient management of R&D projects. Specifically, the orientation shall focus on the policies and regulations of the University regarding project implementation. The training will also tackle guidelines on intellectual property rights; research results publication and presentation; and etiquette in extension. Subsequently, the mentoring scheme under the Basic Research Program will be implemented this year, hence, mechanics of the said program will also be discussed.

In this connection, all study leaders of newly approved projects under the UPLB Basic Research Program are requested to attend a two-day orientation on R&D Project Implementation to be held on 05-06 May 2015 at the OVCRE Annex Building.

Bring with you the completed PPMP per project and PR's for the specific items that will be needed in the conduct of your Basic Research. 

For confirmation of your attendance, please contact Ms. Maricris C. Cecilio and Ms. Ruth M. Almario at phone nos. 536-5326 and VOIP 1520.

Names of project leaders are in the downloadable copy of this announcement.

CHED Call for Proposals

The Commission on Higher Education has announced a call for proposals. CHED intends to award up to two (2) grants, for each of the three (3) platforms: 

a. Education for STEAM;
b. Environment, Disaster Prevention, Climate Change and Energy; and
c. Terrestrial and Marine Economy: Biodiversity and Conservation.

Conceivably, there will be a total of six (6) grants ranging from Php 5 million to Php 10 million each grant.

Attached are the following documents:

  • Memorandum from Executive Director
  • Form A (Concept proposal)
  • Policy Reforms
  • Background, Platforms Covered, and General Instructions

Application forms can also be downloaded here.


Call for Nominations to the 2015 NAST PHL International Publications Awards and Incentives for Granted Patent and Utility Model Registrations

UPLB is enjoined to participate in the nomination/search for the 2015 NAST PHL's International Publication Award and Granted Patent and/or Utility Models Registration Award. 

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the NAST PHL, annually conducts the search for these two awards as an incentive to improve productivity and international visibility of the country's science and technology community. 

Nomination forms may be downloaded here through this post. Please submit all required forms to OVCRE on or before 11 September 2015, with electronic copies of all documents sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Submissions will be evaluated by the UPLB Selection Committee for National Awards which was reconstituted through Administrative Order No. 253, Series of 2014 to screen/nominate UPLB personnel and units for external awards. 

One candidate for each award shall be nominated to the NAST PHL screening body. 

For further inquiries, you may call Ms. Mawen Q. Inzon at telephone number 536-2354.


Attached are the following:
1. OC Memo No. 65: Call for Nominations to the 2015 NAST PHL International Publications Awards and Incentives for Granted Patent and Utility Model Registrations
2. IPA Form (Word Document)
3. Granted Patents Form (Word Document)
4. NAST IPA and Patents Guidelines

Korea International Cooperation Agency - Academy Partnership Program

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is accepting project proposal/s under its Academy Partnership Program (APP) to promote the research capacity of local universities and research institutions. 
For those interested, the request form must be submitted on or before 19 May 2015 at the KOICA Office at 29/F Petron Megaplaza, Sen. Gil Puyat Ave, Makati City
You may contact them at (02) 403-9780 for inquiries.
Also attached are the following documents:
  1. KOICA Letter to UP President Alfredo E. Pascual
  2. Project Proposal Form

The Philippine Biosafety Guidelines for Contained Use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Pursuant to the mandates under Executive Order No. 514 on Establishing the National Biosafety Framework, Prescribing Guidelines for its Implementation, Strengthening the National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines, and for Other Purposes, the UPLB Institutional Biosafety Committee would like to inform everyone of the The Philippines Biosafety Guidelines for Contained Used of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) published by the DOST-Biosafety Committee under the National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines.


For our reference and guidance, download the file below.