DTI grants 3.5M to upgrade CTU Danao fablab

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region VII granted additional equipment costing 3.5 million to the shared service facility (SSF) in CTU Danao.

Fablab director Christine Omela Ocampo proposed specified equipment  during the SSF-Regional Technical Working Group (RTWG) meeting on April 28, 2021.

After the evaluation conducted by RTWF7 and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) officials, DTI Regional Director Ma. Elena Arbon conceded to the request, upgrading the fablab with new types of 3D printer, embroidery machine and a handheld 3D scanner.

Moreover, CTU Tuburan’s proposal amounting to 999,500 was also approved./Sarah Jane Colina/ICPA Danao