Memos

OC Memo No. 144 S.2015: Guidelines on Invention Disclosure Incentive (IDI)

Office of the Chancellor
Memorandum No. 144
Series of 2015


TO: All Deans and Directors

SUBJECT: Guidelines on Invention Disclosure Incentive (IDI)


Pursuant to Memorandum No. PAEP 15-27 dated 15 May 2015 issued by UP System President Alfredo E. Pascual, please find attached the Guidelines on Invention Disclosure Incentive (IDI).

The IDI, which was approved by the UP Board of Regents at its 1305th meeting held on 29 January 2015, is a financial incentive meant to encourage inventors to disclose their inventions to the University, increase the number of patents, and promote a culture of research and innovation among its constituents.

Should you need further clarification, please contact the UPLB Center for Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship (UPLB CTTE) at telephone number (049) 501-4756 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For your guidance.



(Attached is a copy of the Memorandum from the Office of the Chancellor, and also a copy of the Memorandum from the UP System)

OVCRE Memorandum No.26 S.2015: Contributions for the RDE Chronicle and RDE Digest

01 September 2015

MEMORANDUM NO. 26
Series of 2015


TO: Deans and Directors

FROM: REX B. DEMAFELIS
Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension

SUBJECT: Contributions for the RDE Chronicle and RDE Digest



With the aim of promoting the university's research culture, the OVCRE Information Officers Network will launch the RDE Chronicle and the new RDE Digest this 2015. Both publications will be released twice a year: the RDE Chronicle on March and October, and the new RDE Digest on July and January.

The Chronicle will focus on university news related to research, development, and extension, while the new Digest will focus on timeless stories on the impact of UPLB research and extension initiatives.

For the upcoming issue of the RDE Chronicle, we are welcoming at least one of the following contributions from your unit:

  • News article/s about RDE efforts of your unit from June to September (strategic planning, conference, important visitors, etc.)
  • Literary contributions (poems, short story, anecdote, etc.)

You may e-mail these contributions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 18 September 2015. The RDE Chronicle will be released in time for the Loyalty Day Celebration this October.

For the new RDE Digest, a feature story or article which fall under any of these categories may be submitted:

  • Analytical Perspective
  • Research Updates
  • Technology and Innovations
  • Popularized Publications (popularized version of a journal article)
  • Personality Profile
  • Success Story (stories of adapters of our technologies)
  • Stories from the field (stories and anecdotes of experiences during field work)
  • Review of any masterpiece of any UPLB faculty/staff

We will welcome contributions to the new RDE Digest on or before 06 November 2015.

For questions or inquries, you may contact the Editorial Team at (049) 536-2354.

Thank you very much for your usual support and cooperation.

OC Memo No.100 S.2015: Call for Papers: The 2015 ConExtS (Conference on Extension Services)

Office of the Chancellor

Memorandum No. 100
Series of 2015

08 July 2015


TO: ALL DEANS, DIRECTORS, CHAIRS, AND EXTENSION COORDINATORS

SUBJECT: Call for Papers: The 2015 ConExtS - Conference on Extension Services


The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE) will be conducting the 2015 UPLB ConExtS - Conference on Extension Services with the theme "Nurturing the Tradition of Distinctive Excellence Through Extension: UPLB's Contribution for a Globally Competitive Philippines" on 10 September 2015 (Thursday). Venue will be announced later on.

The event aims to present and honor the great extension endeavours of the different colleges and units of the university. This year, the conference will showcase the different extension services and modalities provided by UPLB. Through time, the colleges and units have developed their own brand of extension programs and activities that emphasize the strength of their respective fields and that benefit different types of clients. It is the goal of the conference to capture these unique extension experiences throughout UPLB.

We invite all colleges and units to submit at most two (2) full papers of their best extension program/services, detailing the service or technology, extension methods, profile and location of beneficiaries, impacts, awards and recognitions, and publications, among others. A committee will select the best papers among the entries. OVCRE will provide assistance in journal matching and publication to the awardees.

The deadline of submission of papers is on 10 August 2015 (Monday). Kindly refer to the attached guidelines for submission. For inquiries, you may call Dr. Virginia B. Camarinta or Ms. Ailene M. Florece of OVCRE at 536-2354.

Thank you for your usual support and cooperation.




FERNANDO C. SANCHEZ, JR.
Chancellor


OVCRE Memorandum No.22 S.2015: 2016 Call for Basic Research Proposal

Memorandum No. 22
Series of 2015

03 July 2015


TO: ALL DEANS AND DIRECTORS

FROM: REX B. DEMAFELIS
Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension

SUBJECT: 2016 CALL FOR BASIC RESEARCH PROPOSAL



The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension(OVCRE) is now accepting research proposals for funding under the UPLB Basic Research Program CY 2016.

In this regard, please be informed that all proposals shall be pre-screened in accordance to the attached criteria (Annex A) and only those that pass the initial screening will be required to present to the panel for review. Priority shall be given to new MS and PhD graduates who wish to do follow-up studies on their thesis/dissertation and other research studies within their expertise.

Likewise, OVCRE will institute the Research Monitoring scheme in the implementation of the research projects. This kind of partnership will help the junior researcher's professional development as they will have the opportunity and support to refine not only their technical skills but also project management skills, networking and linkaging thru the guidance of the senior researcher. In connection with this, we encourage everyone to enjoin a senior or junior researcher in your respective teams as stated above to add merit to the approval of your proposals.

Please submit one (1) hard copy of the detailed proposal (see attached format Annex B) together with the accomplished Prior Art Search Form (Annex C) to the OVCRE-Project Development Monitoring and Evaluation Section (PDMES), OVCRE Annex Bldg, UPLB. For the researcher's guidance regarding the approval process, please see attached flowchart (Annex D).

Please take note of the following dates:
31 October 2015 - Deadline of submission
31 January 2016 - Expected date of approval
01 April 2016 - Expected starting date of implementation

Thank you very much.


(A copy of this memo can be downloaded below along with the attachments and annexes)

Participation in the 2nd International Convention of the Philippine Association of Extension Program Implementers, Inc. (20-22 July 2015)

MEMORANDUM FROM THE CHAIRPERSON

FOR: ALL CHED CENTRAL AND REGIONAL OFFICE DIRECTORS, ALL PRESIDENTS/HEADS OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS (HEIs)

SUBJECT: PARTICIPATION IN THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF EXTENSION PROGRAM IMPLEMENTERS, INC. TO BE HELD ON JULY 20-22, 2015 AT THE SAN BEDA COLLEGE, MANILA


In accordance with the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 7722, otherwise known as the "Higher Education Act of 1994," this Office hereby endorses the above undertaking organized by the Philippine Association of Extension Program Implementers, Inc. for the support and participation of all concerned.

This activity will be attended by faculty and staff involved in extension programs of higher education institutions.

Participation of officials, employees, and students from private higher education institutions (HEIs) shall be VOLUNTARY. Officials and employees of State and Local Universities and Colleges (SUCs and LUCs) who will participate in this activity should obtain prior approval from the President/Head of their respective institutions and are hereby reminded to observe proper use of government funds in accordance with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) National Budget Circular No. 486 and Administrative Order No. 103.

For registration and further information/inquiries, you may coordinate with the organizers at mobile/telephone number 02-642-4100 or through their email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wide dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.


PATRICIA B. LICUANAN, Ph.D.

(Soft copy of the memo can be downloaded below)