Deputy Director General of Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPhl) Atty. Nelson P. Laluces was the keynote speaker during the Science Centrum and Science Technology caravan at BSC on April 28, 2015.

In his message, he put emphasis on empowering the entrepreneurial capabilities of SMEs through the adaptation of science and technology innovations offered by DOST as this may speed up their production and increase sales. Thus, will make SMEs become more globally competitive.

The IPOPhl is one of the attached agencies of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) that helps business owners protect their products and business ideas from piracy.