Weekly Wrap-up of NDC’s Business Engagements | April 22-26, 2024

𝗜𝗻 𝗰𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗶𝘁 | Weekly wrap-up of business engagements by NDC General Manager Anton Mauricio between April 22-26, in line with the investment mandate of NDC

One of the projects eyed for development is the halal chicken plant in Mindanao as discussed at the Philippine Innovation Hub with H.E. Abdul Malik Melvin Castelino, Malaysian Ambassador to the Philippines, and top officials from both parties.

AquaO3, global distributor of compact aqueous ozone solution that cleans and deodorizes surfaces without chemicals, also met with the NDC team to brainstorm innovative methods for waste disposal, including toxic and medical waste.

In terms of regional development, Mindanao’s food, manufacturing, and transportation projects were laid out with the Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Brunei through Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA).

Lastly, a possible knowledge partnership with Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) was discussed as dean Roberto Martin Galang endorsed a possible collaboration with the Philippine Innovation Hub in setting up satellite offices through ADMU’s links nationwide, as well as the National University of Singapore (NUS). The planned Sydney satellite iHub office was also addressed to assist Filipino startups in collaborating with Australia, spearheaded by University of the Philippines’ (UP) alumna Jenjen Vasquez.

All aligned with the overall department plans of DTI Secretary Alfredo "Fred" Pascual and President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s vision for a ‘Bagong Pilipinas.’