SILI DELI proposes BU Incubation Program Services

Wednesday July 8,2020


During the 2nd Steering Committee and Implementing Team meeting held via Zoom last June 30, 2020, Bicol University (BU) – Center for Technology Commercialization and Enterprise Development (CTCED) Start-up Incubation and Limitless Integration of Dynamic Entrepreneurial Leaders of Innovation (SILI DELI) proposed an Incubation Program and its inwall and outwall incubatees.

In partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) funded by the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) as a Higher Education Institution Readiness for Innovation and Technopreneurship (HEIRIT) program, SILI DELI aims to become the benchmark for entrepreneurship in the Bicol Region by serving as an open platform for innovation and creating a dynamic and productive ecosystem that will enable startups to scale up.

The conference commenced with the welcome remarks delivered by Vice President for Research, Development, and Extension (VP-RDE) Dr. Amelia A. Dorosan followed by a message from BU President Arnulfo M. Mascariñas. After the presentation of house rules and participants, Project Leader of HEIRIT: DOST – BU TBI Dr. Arnulfo P. Malinis presented the Accomplishment Report of HEIRIT: DOST – BU TBI Project Implementation during the 1st to 3rd Quarter: August 2019 to April 2020.

SILI DELI is BU’s own Technology Business Incubator that offers business incubation program based on its entrepreneurial services. Afterwards, Technical Project Leader of HEIRIT: DOST - BU TBI Professor Ma. Crestia C. Bañares proposed that the incubation admission procedure business idea is scalable, disruptive, and solutions-based according to its application eligibility. SILI DELI is still looking for 24 teams as incubatees. Interested teams may apply and message SILI DELI Facebook page for more details.

Afterwards, Technical Project Leader HEIRIT: DOST – BU TBI Eng. Christopher O. Pacardo presented Way Forward: Year 2 Work Plan and Proposed Budget followed by the closing remarks by Dr. Malinis. The conference was moderated by SILI DELI Business Development Officer Anna Marie M. Balleta.

For more information, interested entrepreneurs may contact SILI DELI through e-mail at buctced1@gmail.com or landline at (052) 742-2587.