The Department of Science and Technology’s Balik Scientist Dr. Edsel Maurice Salvana was nominated  for this year’s  annual  Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) of the World award.

The TOYP award is an international award conferred by the Junior Chamber International (JCI), an international non-profit organization of people aged 18 to 40 who focus on creating positive change in their fields.


Batac City, Ilocos Norte --- Ilocos folks are now in for a weeklong showcase of Ilocandia’s finest in science and technology as the Department of Science and Technology kicked off the regional celebration of the 2012 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) July 30 at the TeatroIlocandia of the Mariano Marcos State University in this city.

“The NSTW highlights the Filipino’s competitiveness, creativity, and ingenuity through DOST’s intervention,” Science Secretary Mario Montejo said in a speech delivered for him by Asst. Sec. Maria Lourdes Orijola.