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PNRI wins LIKHA Award First Prize at 2022 NICE

Congratulations to the scientists and researchers of the DOST - Philippine Nuclear Research Institute for another big win during the 2022 National Invention Contest and Exhibits (NICE)!

PNRI Chemistry Research Section's very own Career Scientist I Ms. Charito Aranilla, Science Research Specialists Ms. Bin Jeremiah Barba and Ms. Lorna Relleve and PNRI Atomic Research Division Chief and Career Scientist III Dr. Lucille Abad were awarded the First Prize for the LIKHA Award for Outstanding Creative Research - Government-Funded category.

Their entry entitled "Life-Saving Hemostatic Granules and Dressing for Quick Control of Traumatic Bleeding" pioneered research on hemostatic agents from radiation-processed polymeric materials that can stop traumatic bleeding in emergency situations, which may prove to be an invaluable life-saving material for the health and medical sectors, among others.

Hosted biennially by the Technology Application and Promotion Institute, NICE recognizes the best and the brightest Filipino inventions, innovations, and researches in the Philippines and their contributions to national development.

2022 NICE Winners

NICE 2022 Awarding and Closing Ceremonies

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