The Diploma in Research and Development Management (DR&DM) program chair and Master of Research and Development (MR&DM) project leader, Dr. Jaine C. Reyes presented the MR&DM project on April 22, 2021 at the 2021 Philippine Research and Development, Innovation Conference (PRDIC) organized by the Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD). The PRDIC is the Philippines’ first massive public presentation of research, development, and innovation projects. It was streamed online via Zoom webinar and via the DOST-PCIEERD Facebook page (timestamp 5:20:42).

The DOST-PCIEERD-funded MR&DM project aims to develop a ladderized master’s degree in R&D management at UPOU. The project was completed in June 2020 and was presented at the PRDIC along with other newly-completed R&D projects in the industry, energy, and emerging technologies sectors. The PRDIC ran from April 22 to 24, 2021.

The said project’s main goal was to develop a master’s degree in R&D Management, which is going to be offered in the 1st semester of academic year 2021-2022. Details about the degree program can be found at MR&DM section at the UPOU FMDS website.▪

Written by Ellaisa Ruth B. Veluz • Edited by Larry N. Cruz

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