DOST, DTI forges partnership on oneSTore project
Dubbed as "Innovation Partners", the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) tie up to expand the market of Filipino Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) thru the oneSTore Project.
Sec. Fortunato T. Dela Peña of DOST and Sec. Ramon M. Lopez of DTI seal the partnership thru a Memorandum of Agreement signing during the Media Briefing and DTI-DOST Synergy Meeting on April 5, 2018 at the Cocolight Building, BCG, Taguig City.
onestore.ph is the first government-owned and operated e-commerce application which exclusively features high-quality Filipino products. Thru this agreement, DTI products from the project, One Town, One Product (OTOP) will soon be available on the said e-commerce app.
This partnership will give DTI-assisted MSMEs the opportunity to expand and break into the online marketplace, which is one of the largest customer bases in the country.
The activity is also attended by dignitaries such as Undersecretary Brenda L. Nazareth-Manzano of DOST, Undersecretary Zenaida C. Maglaya of DTI, Assistant Secretary Rafaelita M. Aldaba of DTI, Regional Director Sancho A. Mabborang of DOST 02 and Director Richard P. Burgos of DOST-STII.