The DOST Granted Patent and Utility Model Registration Awards are given in recognition of the efforts of DOST technology developers whose technologies have been granted patent or utility model registration in the last three (3) years preceding the award.
A. Eligibility Requirements:
- The technology developer should be an employee of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Former employee/s of DOST should provide a certification that he/she has been part of the DOST agency.
The Granted Patent and Utility Model certificate and registrability reports issued by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) should indicate the investor’s/maker’s affiliation as “Department of Science and Technology, Philippines” or “DOST Philippines”.
Foreign Utility Model registration should be accompanied by a copy of the certificate of registration as verified by the Bureau of Patents of IPOPHL.
A duly accomplished Granted Patent and Utility Model (GP/UM) Form should be submitted together with a photocopy of the patent/utility model documents.
- P80,000.00 - Granted Patent
P15,000.00 - Utility Model Registration
The deadline for submission of nominations is every last working day of March on the year of the award.