The Expo Science 2013 is a celebration of homemade and locally relevant "smart" technologies and services developed by and those with assistance from the Department of Science and Technology.
The Philippine government pins its hopes on events like this to ultimately stimulate national development.
Held at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, the five-day affair marks this year's National Science and Technology Week. According to DOST, it's proof that local technologies work and can be depended upon by Filipinos.
Take a look at some of the promising science and technology solutions showcased at the expo. - UPDATED
(For more information about the participants, visit http://nstw.dost.gov.ph/nstw2013 or http://www.science.ph or call (632) 837-2932.)
By Alora Uy Guerrero