PNRI, ITDI sign accord for research dev’t, cooperation

With the aim of developing mutually beneficial and meaningful research, development, and cooperation related to their respective mandates, the DOST - Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) and the Industrial Technology Development Institute, through the Advanced Device and Materials Testing Laboratory (Admatel), signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday, August 22, 2022, at the DOST Compound, General Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig.

The partnership seeks to strengthen collaboration on individual research projects between the two institutions. It also aims to reinforce the exchange of scientific and technical information regarding the agreed research projects.

The MOU was signed by DOST-PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla and DOST-ITDI Director Dr. Annabelle V. Briones. Witnesses include Dr. Vallerie Ann I. Samson, deputy director of PNRI, and Dr. Araceli Monsada, laboratory manager of ADMATEL.

The PNRI’s Nuclear Materials Research Section which will implement the project on PNRI’s side is composed of Dr. Angel T. Bautista VII, Dr. Americus Perez, and Alexandria Tanciongco who presented the annexes of the MOU to further discuss the framework for the collaborative research projects. (By Nuclear Materials Research Section, DOST-PNRI)