The Technology Application and Promotion Unit (TAPU) is the marketing and promotion arm of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE) in the transfer and commercialization of appropriate technologies. The Unit is mandated to promote and hasten the effective transfer of appropriate technologies that will promote development by building up expertise and capability of stakeholders through trainings and extension of technical assistance. TAPU is composed of two (2) centers: the Bamboo Technology Resource Center (BTRC), and the Ceramic Training Center (CTC).


To be a committed techno-transfer arm and partner in community development for MSU-IIT’s continued pursuit of excellence in science and technology.

General Objectives

  • To develop, adopt and transfer appropriate technologies related to bamboo, ceramic and housing technology;
  • To deliver technical assistance that would stimulate economic development in the countryside;
  • To foster entrepreneurial activities and the creation of downstream industries; and
  • To produce and market bamboo and ceramic products.

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Technology Application and Promotion Unit (TAPU)
Telephone Number: (063) 223-2343
Email Address: [email protected]

Bamboo Technology Resource Center (BTRC)
Telephone Number: (063) 221-4071 local 4235
Email Address: [email protected]a>

Ceramic Training Center (CTC)
Telephone Number: (063) 221-4071 local 4234
Email Address: [email protected]

Ms. Lilian T. Valencia
Head, Technology Application and Promotion Unit (TAPU)

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Email: [email protected]

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