Discovery Innovation Hub

Discovery Innovation Hub


The Committee is tasked to study and prepare a proposal for the establishment of the UP Manila, Discovery and Innovation Hub and will report directly to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

The Discovery and Innovation Hub will oversee development of biomedical and biotechnological ideas into products by facilitating collaborations across multiple disciplines and helping ensure sustainable growth of the innovation ecosystem in the country.

DIH Chair

Nathaniel S. Orillaza Jr. MD

Dr. Nathaniel Orillaza, MD, is a specialist in orthopedic surgery with 15 years of experience. His subspecialties include elbow surgery, and hand and wrist surgery. He has been an Associate Professor in Orthopedics at the University of the Philippines Manila since 2011 and is currently the head of the Discovery Hub Committee.

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Discovery Innovation Hub
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
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