The Iloilo Science and University (ISAT U) together with other State Colleges and Universities (SUCs)  signed a  Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) reprersented by Chairperson Patricia B. Licuanan and  Atty. Julito D. Vitriolo,CHED Executive Director, on December 21, 2015.

Held at CHED Executive Lounge, U.P Campus, Diliman, Quezon City, the  MOA signing was for the institutional grant of  the eight projects of SUCs by CHED through its Higher Education Development Fund (HEDF).  It is part of CHED’s commitment to support  SUCs for their institutional development. 

The project of ISAT U entitled “Procurement of Research and Laboratory Supplies and Equipment,” received a Php 3, 000,000.00 funding  and is expected to create a culture of research in the university and promote quality and relevant researches that contribute to the socioeconomic development of Iloilo and the whole country.

The funding covers  the procurement of research equipment and supplies that will include conducting chemical laboratory analyses within the institution, sustainable income-generation and possible creation of jobs.

Other universities and colleges that wsigned MOA with CHED  are the following: 

Pampanga State Agricultural University
Ramon Magsaysay Technical University
Laguna State Polytechnic University-Sta. Cruz
Bicol University
Camarines Sur Polytechnic College
Central Mindanao University
Rizal Technological University