Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT U) was awarded with its 2nd Platinum Award during the National ITSO Presidents’ Summit held at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Manila on March 18, 2024.

The event, attended by 87 Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSOs) from across the Philippines, serves as a platform to celebrate and honor institutions that have excelled in fostering innovation and driving technological progress.

Representing ISAT U at the summit were President Dr. Gabriel M. Salistre Jr. and Vice President for Research and Extension, Dr. Carmelo V. Ambut. The esteemed leaders had the opportunity to present and share the university’s innovation insights, showcasing the institution’s commitment to excellence and its role in shaping the future of science and technology.

This prestigious Platinum Award marks the second time ISAT U has received this recognition, a testament to its consistent dedication to pushing boundaries and embracing cutting-edge solutions.

We are incredibly honored and humbled to receive the Platinum Award for the second time,” expressed President Salistre Jr. “This recognition not only validates our efforts but also serves as a catalyst for us to continue pushing the boundaries of innovation and contributing to the nation’s technological advancement.”

ISAT U’s unwavering pursuit of excellence has been reflected in its groundbreaking research initiatives, industry collaborations, and the development of innovative technologies that address real-world challenges. The university’s commitment to nurturing a culture of innovation has positioned it as a leader in the field of science and technology.

Dr. Ambut, who presented ISAT U’s innovation insights during the summit, emphasized the importance of collaboration and knowledge-sharing in driving technological progress. “Innovation thrives in an environment where ideas are freely exchanged and diverse perspectives are embraced,” he stated. “We are grateful for the opportunity to share our insights and learn from the experiences of other ITSOs, as we collectively strive to shape a better future through innovation.”

The Platinum Award not only recognizes ISAT U’s past achievements but also serves as a testament to its ongoing dedication to excellence. As the university continues to push boundaries and explore new frontiers of knowledge, it remains committed to fostering an environment that nurtures innovation, empowers its students and researchers, and contributes to the betterment of society.