Aiming to present the significant research and development (R&D) contributions and honor Balik Scientist Awardees, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Balik Scientist Program (BSP), hosted the BSP Gala Night entitled “A Night with the Balik Scientists” last October 10, 2014, at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Ortigas Centre, Mandaluyong City. The event also served as a platform to emphasize DOST’s role in strengthening the country’s national development through the BSP.
The event was graced by the DOST’s secretary, Hon. Mario G. Montejo, who welcomed the guests and Balik Scientists present. He expressed his gratitude to the Balik Scientists for their invaluable contribution to the strengthening of science and research in the country and urged everyone to continue their support for the program.