News Release



February 10, 2022

February 10, 2022 Signing of the MOU among the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), the Department of Science and Technology’s Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources, Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD) and the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) for the “Agri-Aqua Innovation Challenge”.


The signatories are Prof. ALBERTO MATEO, Head of the School of Executive Education and Lifelong Learning of AIM, MAP President ALFREDO E. PASCUAL and DOST-PCAARRD Executive Director, Dr. REYNALDO EBORA.


Witnessing the signing are Ms. GRACE SABLAYA REYNOSO for AIM, Prof. MATTHEW ESCOBIDO for MAP, and Mr. NOEL CATIBOG for DOST-PCAARRD.


This partnership hopes to create a platform where industry, academe and the government work together to further the national development of the Philippines by supporting start-ups and empowering student teams to translate their technologies into products and services that will benefit the Filipino.


MAP is expected to provide some of its members to serve as judges in screening the deserving applicants, in mentoring the participants and in promoting the start-ups’ products to the MAP membership and their network.