Call for Nominations: Outstanding Chemist of 2019

Every year, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) honors the outstanding professional from each profession during the PRC Week which is held every June. We would like to invite ICP members to nominate individuals for the honor of Outstanding Chemist of 2019.

The criteria for selection include the following:
1. Professional Competence and Integrity in the exercise of the Chemistry profession
2. Meaningful participation in professional activities through the professional organization
3. Significant contributions to the advancement of the Chemistry profession
4. Evidence of social responsibility through meaningful social activities

The Outstanding Chemist can come from government, industry or academe. The evidence for outstanding performance will depend on the sector where the nominee comes from. The nominees have to be evaluated and endorsed by ICP. The deadline for submission to ICP is on February 28 (Thursday).

For relevant forms and further details, kindly contact the ICP via email (integratedchemists@gmail.com).

Let us recognize the outstanding chemists among us!

ICP-Bacolod Successfully Organizes Oath-Taking Ceremony, Seminar on Instrumentation

The Bacolod chapter of the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP), under the leadership of its chapter president Ms Roselyn Usero, has successfully organized two events on 14 December 2018 at the Nature’s Village Resort in Talisay, Negros Occidental.

The morning event was the regional oath-taking ceremony of new chemists and chemical technicians in the area. A total of five chemists and seventy chemical technicians were inducted in the event, witnessed by their respective families, friends, and colleagues. The ceremony’s motivational speaker was ICP’s Vice-President for External Affairs Ms. Edna Mijares, where she discussed the different career paths for the newly-licensed professionals. She also challenged them to blaze new trails to further uplift the state of the country’s chemistry profession. Also gracing the event was Hon. Adoracion Resurreccion, chair of the Board of Chemistry.

Meanwhile, a seminar on instrumentation and CPD updates was held in the afternoon session, which was well attended by chemists, chemical technicians, and other professionals who are working in the region. Mr. Edward Santos of Agilent Technologies discussed gas and liquid chromatography solutions, while Ms. Edna Mijares updated the audience regarding CPD requirements. A question-and-answer portion was allotted afterwards, where the audience’s queries regarding the Chemistry Profession Act, hazard pay, and other professional matters were addressed.

ICP’s Southern Mindanao Chapter Successfully Conducts Inaugural Oath-Taking Ceremony of Chemists, Chemical Technicians



The Southern Mindanao Chapter of the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP), under the leadership of its chapter president Ms. Christine Marie Tupaz, has successfully organized their first-ever oath-taking ceremony for new chemists and chemical technicians for 2018 last December 7 at the Grand Regal Hotel in Davao City. A total of forty newly-licensed professionals took part in this historic event, witnessed by their respective families, friends, and colleagues. This inaugural event was graced by ICP Vice-President for External Affairs Ms. Edna Mijares, PRC Board of Chemistry Chair Dr. Adoracion Resurreccion and member Dr. Soledad Castañeda, and PRC Region XI Regional Director Ms. Josephine Liamzon.

Congratulations to the organizers for an orderly event. The entire ICP community warmly welcomes the new professionals to the chemistry profession!

ICP’s X/XII/ARMM/CARAGA Chapter Conducts First-Ever Oath-Taking Ceremony of Chemists, Chemical Technicians


The X/XII/ARMM/CARAGA Chapter of the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines, under the leadership of its chapter president Mr Higinio Jr Barros, organized their first ever regional oath-taking ceremony of new chemists and chemical technicians last November 23 at the Mallberry Suites & Business Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City. A total of 115 newly-registered chemists and chemical technicians took their respective oaths.


Gracing this historic event were ICP-National’s VP for External Affairs Ms. Edna Mijares, PRC Board of Chemistry’s Hon. Adoracion Resurreccion and Hon. Ma. Teresa Cayton, and PRC 2016 Outstanding Chemist Dr. Myrna Mahinay who served as the event’s keynote speaker.

Congratulations to the ICP X/XII/ARMM/CARAGA Chapter for a successful hosting of the event, and congratulations to the newly-registered professionals!

Chemist and Chemical Technician Licensure Examinations 2018: Results

Please click on a link below to view the respective file:

Official Announcement from the PRC

2018 Topnotchers (Chemists)

2018 Topnotchers (Chemical Technicians)

2018 Performance of Schools

List of Successful Examinees (Chemists and Chemical Technicians)

Source: PRC Website

Membership to the ICP. Newly-registered chemists and chemical technicians are required to become members of the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP), the accredited professional organization of chemists and chemical technicians in the country recognized by the PRC. Kindly click on this link to learn how to become an ICP member.

Oath-taking Ceremony of board-passers. The 2018 Oath-taking Ceremony of New Chemists and Chemical Technicians is organized by the PRC in coordination with the ICP, and will be held on November 22 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Metro Manila. Registration for this event is required. To learn more (including registration fees and procedure), visit www.icp.org.ph/oathtaking.

Congratulations to this year’s board-passers, and welcome to the chemistry profession!