May 15 2018
BIOTEK-MTM Dengue Aqua Kit , a Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) assisted technology, was one of the gold awardees during the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva held on 11-15 April 2018 at Palexpo, Geneva.
January 19 2016
Dr. Raul V. Destura, an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist from the National Institutes of Health-University of the Philippines Manila, was named recently by the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) as the 2015 Dr. Eusebio Y. Garcia Awardee during its 82nd Founding Anniversary Celebration at the Bayleaf, Intramuros, Manila.
A microbiologist who developed a portable kit that can detect within an hour the presence of dengue virus in the blood and a University of the Philippines (UP) professor who used computer programs to develop designer drugs against tuberculosis were among the winners of this year’s National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) Awards.
Feb 9 2021
The country’s first and only biotech company in diagnostics, Manila HealthTek Inc. (MTek) added another feather to its cap. It recently won its second Gawad Dagisik (Dakilang Ambag sa Imbensyon at Siyensiyang Pangkalusugan) award for its “Alay Sa bayan: The Story of Manila HealthTek Inc.’s Biotek-M Trio Kit.”
Oct 27 2021
Secured the approval of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Oct. 12 for its test kit that detects African Swine Fever (ASF).
March 29 2022
Dr. Raul V. Destura, a microbiologist and infectious disease expert, director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, and deputy executive director of the Philippine Genome Center.