The University of Santo Tomas (UST) has officially launched CerebroLMS among its new batch of incubatees in a bid to cultivate the culture of innovation among its students and alumni.
During the virtual program dubbed as “Tiger Tank,” UST’s technology business incubator TOMASInno Center announced to the general public on March 23, 2021 the eight startups who will be undergoing the university’s innovation program in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
Among the incubatees are Travel Insider by Arnulfo Butiong (tourism); Brave by Sandy Noche (healthcare); Las Abuelas Bakeshop by Reinald Andaya (food technology); CerebroLMS by Jonald Justine Itugot (education); Seed by Xiorence Cai (education and social innovation); Espinosa Natural Ventilation Systems by Clifford Espinosa (architecture); Fall and Sweat Project by Dr. Angelito Silverio (rehabilitation engineering); and Pili Project by Dr. Elizabeth Arenas (agriculture).
For a period of one year, the incubatees will receive mentoring and support from UST in the areas of branding, pitching, marketing, prototyping, business planning, commercialization, working space, and access to network.
According to its website, the TOMASInno Center “declares its commitment to the pursuit of truth and formation of technically competent innovators and technopreneurs imbued with Christian values needed for the service of the Church, the country, and the world.”
It is currently led by Engr. Raymond Marquez as its manager and project leader, who also serves as an academic official in the UST Faculty of Engineering. Its other team members include Engr. Michael Francis Benjamin, Patrick Joseph Amulong, Alsace Nicole Cablar, Gerald Irigan, Engr. Celso Aban, and Engr. Aldouse Zaguirre.