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The DOST Granted Patent, Utility Model, and Industrial Design (GP/UM/ID) Awards are given in recognition of the efforts of DOST technology developers whose technologies have been granted patent/utility model/ industrial design registration in the last three (3) years preceding the award.
 
A. Requirements:
  1. 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 during which the technology has been developed or registered.
  2. The GP/UM/ID certificates 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” or “DOST”. The same document should contain no adverse finding/s.
  3. The GP/UM/ID certificates and registrability reports issued by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) should reflect technical novelty. Entries with the same novel features and title is subject for disqualification.
  4. Foreign GP/UM/ID registration should be accompanied by a copy of the certificate of registration as verified by the Bureau of Patents of IPOPHL.
  5. A duly accomplished GP/UM/ID Form should be submitted together with a photocopy of the patent/utility model/industrial design documents.
B. Incentives
 
 Type of Registration  Cash Incentive
 Granted Patent  P 80,000.00
 Utility Model Registration  P 15,000.00
 Industrial Design  P 5,000.00
 
The deadline for submission of nominations is every last working day of March on the year of the award.
 
 
 
You may upload your nomination/registration at https://recognition.nast.dost.gov.ph/index.php/dost-awards.