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Date: 2022-06-17 15:08:14.558828
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Date: 2022-06-20 11:44:20.078225
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Requested from TAPI by Valerio Baguio at
03:08 PM on
Jun 17, 2022.
Purpose: Commercial production of Organic Fertilizer Out of Chicken Manure and Bagasse
Date of Coverage: 06/17/2022 - 06/17/2022
Tracking no: #TAPI-035694298280
20 June 2022 Ref. No. FRO-2022-0615-19 Dear Mr. Baguio: This pertains to your request dated 15 June 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the Executive Branch. Said request was referred by the City Government of Imus – Local Housing to our Office, the Technology Application and Promotion Institute under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI). The said request was received by the DOST-TAPI FOI Receiving Officer on 17 June 2022 with Ticket No #TAPI-035694298280 for appropriate action. In your request, you would like to seek details of the Venture Financing Program (VFP) for the commercial production of organic fertilizer out of chicken manure and bagasse. While our aim is to provide information whenever possible as stated under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on FOI, we regret to inform you that your request is DENIED since the said information is proactively disclosed in our website at www.tapi.dost.gov.ph. Nevertheless, please find below information for your easy reference: DOST-TAPI's Venture Financing Program (VFP) aims to accelerate the commercialization of innovative technologies or inventions by providing the necessary funding support to start-ups, Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) beneficiaries, and other micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The Program shall determine and package the commercialization activities needed for a particular technology. The Program has the following special facilities that provide distinct services to MSMES: 1. Venture Financing Program (VFP) for Start-Up and Technology-Based Projects - utilizing emerging technologies and/or innovative technologies to improve production efficiency, increase income and sales and improve product quality to be refunded by the Proponent without interest. If you are interested in the Program, please access the guidelines using the link below: http://www.tapi.dost.gov.ph/resources/downloads?task=download.send&id=2933&catid=58&m=0 2. Venture Financing for Environmentally-Sound Technologies (VFEST) - acquisition or fabrication of pollution control, sustainable energy conservation or abatement equipment and technologies that result to significant waste and pollution reduction and cost savings among local manufacturing industries. If you are interested in the Program, please access the guidelines using the link below: http://www.tapi.dost.gov.ph/resources/downloads?task=download.send&id=2932&catid=58&m=0 3. Venture Financing for Commercialization of DOST-Generated/Funded Technologies - acquisition or fabrication of required equipment to improve productivity to enter the local or international market to commercialize DOST generated/funded technologies which includes Certification fees to comply with standards to enter the local or international market to commercialize DOST-generated technologies. If you are interested in the Program, please access the guidelines using the link below: http://www.tapi.dost.gov.ph/resources/downloads?task=download.send&id=2931&catid=58&m=0 4. Purchase Order Financing - raw materials needed to produce products or goods for a specific requirement of the target market, as reflected on the valid and unserved POs to be refunded by the Proponent without interest. If you are interested in the Program, please access the guidelines using the link below: http://www.tapi.dost.gov.ph/resources/downloads?task=download.send&id=2930&catid=58&m=0 For further assistance, you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site at https://www.foi.gov.ph/help. If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Atty. Teodoro M. Gatchalian, Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs of the DOST. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response and should be made within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within thirty (30) calendar days from the date we receive your review request. If you are still unsatisfied with the result of the review, you have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011). Lastly, we welcome any suggestions and feedback you have. That will help us improve the services that we provide to you. Please send us your comments and feedback filling out the form by clicking on the link https://tinyurl.com/TAPIFOIsurvey to answer the survey. Should you require further information relevant to this, email us at email@example.com or call us at 02-88372071 loc. 2162. Thank you. Respectfully, RIZALNIÑO L. NOBLE FOI Receiving Officer Noted by: ROMEO M. JAVATE Division Chief, Investment and Business Operations Division and FOI Decision Maker
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