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DLSU Publishing House, National Research Council of the PHL launch new book on PHL innovation, competitiveness

December 17, 2013 4:41pm

Last December 3, the DLSU Publishing House in partnership with the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) hosted the book launch of Promoting Innovation, Enhancing Competitiveness: An Assessment of the State of Philippine Innovation and Competitiveness and Recommendation for Improvement.

Funded by NRCP, the book was written by Dr. Filemon Uriarte Jr., NAST (National Academy of Science and Technology) Academician and former Director of the Center of Engineering and Sustainable Development Research, with his co-authors Dr. Alvin Culaba, NAST Academician and University Fellow, and Jose Tabadda, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategic and Development Studies, a think-tank that specializes in Southeast Asian Affairs.

Promoting Innovation provides a comprehensive study of the state of competitiveness of various countries, particularly the Philippines, and zeroes in on innovation as a primary mover or factor in a nation’s state of competitiveness.

The book also presents potential directions that may be taken to enhance the country’s competitiveness on a global scale, stressing the importance of attention to the development of innovation in the country.

Press release from DLSU Publishing House
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