The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Region I, in collaboration with DZAG Radyo Pilipinas Agoo, started up the first episode of Tekno PreSyensya 2022: Syensya ken Teknolohiya para kadagiti Umili featuring the accomplishments DOST-I for the Calendar Year 2021 and talking about the Innovation, Science and Technology for Accelerating Regional Technology-based Development (iSTART) program on 13 January 2022, via Zoom and DOST-I Facebook page.

The Department of Science and Technology-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) is now exploring the possibility of using lapnis bast fibers for paper conservation.

DAVAO ORIENTAL – 3 Rural health units (RHUs) in Davao Oriental received RxBox telehealth devices from the Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST XI) last 22 December 2021. The RHUs in Tarragona, Manay, and San Isidro in Davao Oriental received one RxBox device, one CPU, and one router from DOST XI and computer peripherals from the Department of Health XI (DOH XI).