In a dedicated effort to bolster technopreneurship within the academe, the Naga City Government's Investment & Tourism Promotions Office (ITPO) collaborated with QBO Philippines - Ideaspace Foundation to conduct the 2nd consultation visit with prominent academic institutions, including Ateneo de Naga University, Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology, Naga College Foundation, Inc., University of Nueva Caceres, and DepEd Naga last July 27-28, 2023.
Considering the city’s growing population and the rising demand for quality healthcare to keep the Nagueños healthy and productive, the City Government of Naga has pushed for the establishment of its Medical Scholarship Program that seeks to augment the number of doctors working at the LGU.
The Naga City Government through the Naga City Investment Board (NCIB) collaborates with the University of Nueva Caceres (UNC) to implement the Idea2Startup program as part of the city’s Digital Innovation and Startup Development Program.
A HAVEN OF INNOVATION 🚀 | With the aim to foster a more conducive environment for the development of startups and IoT projects, our City Government formally inaugurated the Naga City IoT (Internet-of-Things) Laboratory, a first-of-its-kind facility in Southern Luzon featuring equipment and technical training/mentoring services for product prototyping, research, and development.
“The city’s database on PWDs reveals that the sector has a current total strength that runs to more than 7,000 since 2016,” Atty. Paul John Barrosa, head of Persons with Disability Affairs Office said.
WANTING to ensure that the disability rights of the PWD children are protected, the city government of Naga has formally created the Naga City PWD Youth Association, which will enable the LGU to devote special care to the young ones by including them in its various services and projects as beneficiaries.
Naga City continues to solidify its position as a strong player in the Philippine startup ecosystem, advancing 48 spots in the global rankings of startup cities since its inclusion in the annual startup index in 2022.
ALONGSIDE faith-based approaches that aim to stop teenage pregnancies, the city government of Naga continues to initiate measures to zero in on factors that cause children to engage in early initiation of sexual activity.