As scientists, we are very passionate in discovering new things and
formulating new ideas. We often talk about how our discoveries and inventions
will improve and impact society, but we tend to shy away from turning our ideas
into marketable products. Research requires funding, and entrepreneurship can supplement
Business start-ups are simply research projects that can be solved
through scientific methods. Transforming an idea into a marketable
product does not require an MBA degree. As scientists, we have been trained to
approach challenges through problem solving and generating hypotheses.
Innovation is important for a society's
progress. Let us use our novel ideas for the betterment of our nation.
Below are weblinks to information to help you turn your scientific or technological ideas into marketable products.
*If you have questions or comments on scientific entrepreneurship,
and multimedia, learning/education, Health and biotechnology, Food technology, Energy
and green technology, and Social enterprise. They rent out individual workstations and
whole rooms. Workstations are Information and communications technology-equipped.
Wet laboratories (i.e. chemistry, biotechnology, etc.) can be rented on campus.
Ateneo Innovation Center(AIC) focuses on research as part of Ateneo University’s goal of becoming a
research university. It aims to promote and facilitate collaborative research
and problem solving, involving the academe, industry, government and
international partners. The center focuses on research areas such as Disaster
Science, Sustainability Science & Technologies, and Biomedical Innovations.
UP Diliman National Science Complex(NSC) is envisioned to serve as the Philippines' national hub for the
generation and application of new scientific knowledge in the natural and
applied sciences and mathematics. It is operated by the University of the
Philippines College of Science.
STAC Silicon Valleyis part of the bridge
between the Philippines and the diaspora for technology, entrepreneurship, and
innovation to help jumpstart Filipino technology startups and foster innovation
in the Philippines
Filipino Entrepreneurs Networksupports leading-edge
Filipino technology startups that are seeking venture funding in Silicon
Valley. They assist fundable Filipino-American technology startups in securing
financing and building their companies in the U.S.
Plug & Play Tech Center(engineering) is a thriving
Silicon Valley community of over 300 startups from all over the world. Their mission
is to help startups grow.
PhilDevis a public charity US registered
organization focused on building an ecosystem of science and technology-based
entrepreneurship and innovation for social and economic development in the
University of California San Francisco QB3(Biomedical) is an
organization at UCSF, aims to enhance innovation and discovery by catalyzing
the conversion of discoveries into products and services that address society’s
critical needs. QB3 has two incubators that allow very small companies access
to modern laboratory space in close proximity to QB3 investigators. These
incubators, the QB3 Garage@UCSF (opened in 2006) and the QB3 Garage@Berkeley
(opened in 2010) are the biological laboratory equivalent of garages: small
spaces for entrepreneurs to lay the foundations for companies that may
spearhead new industries.
Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP)is
the entrepreneurship center at Stanford University's School of Engineering.
They provide outreach programs, which includes annual conferences on several
continents and a website that includes thousands of video clips and podcasts
regarding technology entrepreneurship and innovation.