By Monica Mabaylan-Ruiz, TPCO Technology Promotions Unit Manager
- Ready-to-Eat Mung Bean-Based Food with Coconut Milk
- Ready-to-Cook Mixed Fruit with Coconut Milk
- Shelf-Stable Sweet Chocolate Rice (Oryza sativa) Porridge in Pouch
- Ready-to-Eat Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk
Currently, USTP and Bestfriend Goodies are in the pre-commercialization phase where training on material preparation and processing of products is conducted. Moreover, technical and consultancy services will be provided by USTP on the production, quality control, improvement, and packaging of the products for the entire duration of the licensing agreement.
The signing of the Technology Licensing Agreements is a significant milestone not only for the USTP community but for the whole research and innovation ecosystem in the region which represents a formidable base of support for the academe, industry, and community collaboration. Collectively, this is envisioned to leapfrog the university and the country’s goals toward socio-economic development. This landmark success is also seen as a trailblazing event that can stimulate and fortify collective efforts in providing value to society through research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
The technology transfer program of USTP is led by its Technology Promotions and Commercialization Office which has a two-fold mandate of protecting the university’s intellectual property and transferring its technologies for community or commercial use.