February 10, 2020-THE Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (Go Negosyo) headed by the Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship Mr. Joey Conception held another edition of its program Mentor Me on Wheels by which they visit places mentoring entrepreneurs, this time they went to Makati with none other than the Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology Prof. Fortunato T. de la Pena.

Although fully established his career in the academe, Secretary de la Pena is not new mingling with entrepreneurs because the DOST has its own programs geared towards helping entrepreneurs upgrade their traditional ways of production.

The Small entrepreneurs Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) is one of the DOST’s flagship program aimed at helping the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME”s) face the challenge of adapting to a new and better ways to upgrade their production through Science, Technology and Innovation.

The DOST Sec mentors start up entrepreneurs and established ones promoting programs of the DOST in a bid to fuse science and business creating an advance projection of the future of Philippine Entrepreneur merging STI (Science, Technology and Innovation) as an integral part in the modern Philippine Market.

Video interview courtesy of DZMJ Online at tagalog (MJ Balaguer, 09053611058,