Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 46, Pages: 1-4
Rhoda A. Namoco*, Elmer C. Castillano, Dennis A. Tarepe, Consorcio S. Namoco Jr. and Roberto N. Padua
University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines, Cagayan de Oro, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines;
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Objectives: This study aimed to assess the extent of collaboration among possible partners for the proposed science and Technology Park of the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines. Methods: The study involved the conduct of actual visits and interviews among officials and representatives of twenty-six (26) industries located in the provinces and cities of Lanao del Norte, Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental, all in Region X, Southern Philippines. Findings: The study determined the profiles of the industry-respondents such as nature of business and their types. Inputs on possible support of these would-be industry partners around the region were also identified. These include research collaboration, involvement to curriculum development and student trainings. Application: The results of the study provide insights for crafting partnership plans to possible industry locators to Science and Technology parks.
Keywords: S&T Parks, Industry Locators, Academe-Industry Partnerships.
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