The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) visits the team behind the Holy Angel University Foam Shredder on November 9, 2018, for the presentation of the PHP 2.5M DOST-Technology Application and Promotion Institute-PCIEERD funded project “Prototype Development of Low-Cost Semi-Automated Foam Shredder Equipment”. DOST-PCIEERD was represented by Ms. Liezl D. Sueno and Engr. Al Leonardo L. Beato.
The DOST-PCIEERD team was welcomed by the School of Engineering and Architecture’s Foam Shedder Team headed by the Project Manager, Engr. Melani B. Cabrera; Project Support Staff, Dr. Jaypee B. Pajarillaga and Engr. Wilfredo L. Infante; Project Coordinator, Engr. Kimberly Hazel D. Serrano; and Science Research Specialist 1, Engr. Calvin Karl R. Garganta.
The meeting was presided by Engr. Garganta who presented the project time table, fabrication and status updates of the two equipment while Engr. Cabrera presented the commerciality status and its financial highlights. It was followed by Dr. Pajarillaga and Engr. Infante’s actual demonstration to test its machinability. Before closing the accomplishment meeting, DOST-PCIEERD assessed all the needed reports and monitoring, evaluated the actual project status versus the workplan. The Foam Shredder Equipment is projected to end by May 2019.