[MAKATI CITY, 05 August 2023] – MDI Novare, a leading technology innovation company, in partnership with Unilab Foundation and STEM+PH, capped off the 3rd and final day of HackaSTEM, a 3-day hackathon that sparked curiosity and innovation among young minds.

Held at the Makati Ballroom of the Insular Life Building, the event culminated as bright young minds from De La Salle Santiago Zobel (DLSZ), Saint Jude College, President Diosdado Macapagal High School, and Vinzons Pilot High School delivered their pitches to a panel of esteemed judges, all industry practitioners from different STEM fields.

“We strive to inspire creativity, foster teamwork, and cultivate cutting-edge solutions that will shape our nation’s progress in the fields of STEM,” said Lilibeth Aristorenas, Executive Director of Unilab Foundation Inc.


Congratulations to all the winners:

  • 1st Prize: De La Salle Santiago Zobel School for Project Dominus, a role-playing gamification of STEM education that’s interactive for both teachers and learners. 
  • 2nd Prize: President Diosdado Macapagal High School for AIOS, All In One Science Kit (2nd Prize), a digital platform and prototype kit to help schools in far-flung areas to enhance STEM learning.
  • 3rd Prize: De La Salle Santiago Zobel School for SPARK, an online STEM hub that enables collaboration and communication.

“We are inspired to meet these bright young minds and see them in action. It’s truly fulfilling to see their potential and help pave the way for the next generation of #TEM leaders in the country. The future of tech is bright, and we are excited to be at the forefront, shaping it with each step we take.”, says Pearl Sy, Head of Communications & Marketing at MDI Novare.

About MDI Novare
Founded in 1988, MDI Novare is a pioneer and champion in the Philippine ICT market. Over the past three decades, MDI Novare has driven digital transformation through custom application development, infrastructure, data analytics, and IT security solutions that meet and exceed business demands. Today, MDI Novare continues its culture of innovation by being at the forefront of major technology trends such as APIs, cloud computing, big data, AI, and automation as we strive to create a positive impact for our people, our clients, our partners, and our communities.

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Pearl Sy
Head of Communications & Marketing