HOLCIM Philippines Inc. is backing efforts to train the country’s young scientists and raise their awareness on the importance of preserving resources through the Circular Explorer.
This, as representatives from Holcim Philippines joined the launch of the Plastics Research Intensive Methods Training Program or PRIMe-TP developed by its Circular Explorer science pillar partner University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute (UP MSI) with support from local and international government agencies led by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
PRIMe-TP will help capacitate early career researchers on the best practices, methods and emerging technology in studying plastic pollution to help in developing science-based solutions for the country’s challenges in this area. The training lasted until Oct. 26, 2022. It is also supported by the DoST-National Research Council of the Philippines, Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development, and UK Research and Innovation-Natural Environment Research Council.