DOST promotes SETUP to coops, LGUs

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela – Cooperatives and LGUs in Isabela learned about business upgrading thru DOST’s Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP). This was during DTI’s Shared Service Facility Provincial Summit held at Northstar Mall, Alibagu, here.

Ms. Angel Gorospe, Science Research Specialist II of DOST PSTC Isabela, shared to 150 cooperatives, associations and LGUs in Isabela the benefits of availing the SETUP.

Ms. Angel Gorospe of PSTC Isabela explains the benefits of availing SETUP.

SETUP is a nationwide strategy to encourage and assist SMEs to adopt technological innovations to improve their operations and thus boost their productivity and competitiveness. SETUP provides micro small and medium enterprises with equipment and technical assistance to enable MSMEs to increase sales and production, streamline and improve overall company operations, upgrade the quality of products and services, conform to national and international standards of excellence, and be competitive in their respective fields.

SETUP supports MSMEs by providing: (1) seed fund for technology acquisition, (2) needed equipment and equipment upgrading, (3) technical trainings and consultancy services, (4) packaging and label design, (5) database information systems, and (6) support for establishment of product standards, including testing, and calibration of equipment.

For more information about the program and other programs of DOST, feel free to visit our office at ISU Compound, Sinabbaran Road, San Fabian, Echague, Isabela.

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