Opportunity status:   Opening Soon
Funders:  DOST and PCIEERD Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Program Call for Proposals for CY2026 Funding
Funding type:   Grant
Funding Agency:  DOST-Philippine Council for Industry, EnergyDOST-Philippine Council for Industry, Energyand Emerging Technology (DOSTPCIEERD)
Co-funder(s) External agencies:  Department of Science and Technology ofDepartment of Science and Technology ofthe Philippines (DOST)
Opening date:   May 1,2024  (8:00 A.M.)
Closing date:   May 31, 2024 (5:00 P.M.)
Evaluation Period:

June 3, 2024 -June 3, 2024 -31 July 02 August (DOSTEXECOM EvaluationMeeting)

Start of Projects:

January 2026

Submit through: DOST Project Management Information System (DPMIS):
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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the DOST-Philippine Councilfor Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOSTPCIEERD) are ready to accept research and development (R&D)/Science andTechnology (S&T) proposals for 2026 funding.

 The Call for Proposals by DOST-PCIEERD is aligned with AmBisyon Natin 2040, from which the DOST Strategy Framework for 2023-2028 is derived. It also aligns with theHarmonized National R&D Agenda (HNRDA) for 2022-2028 and PCIEERD's Roadmapand Action Plan (2021-2028) which is clustered into a program agenda called NEXUSor Nurturing Exemplars of Unified Scientific Solutions.

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The 2024 Call is also aligned with the 4 Pillars of DOST which goal is to strengthen and advance science, technology, and innovation (STI) in the Philippines, ensuring responsive, people-centered, and technology-enabled public services and governance.This year’s R&D call prioritizes nine thematic areas under the DOST’s 4 Pillars: HumanWellbeing, Wealth Creation, Wealth Protection, and Sustainability.

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For each of the DOST four pillars, DOST-PCIEERD intends to support R&D programs that willcontribute to the attainment of the following:

  • On Human well-being - DOST PCIEERD will be supporting programs on food security,water security and environmental protection, energy security, and human resourcedevelopment.
  • For wealth creation - increase economic development, job creation, and industrycompetitiveness.
  • For wealth protection - R&D programs on climate and disaster resilience will ensure thatminimal resources are shielded from calamities.
  • On sustainability - R&D programs will be geared towards facilities upgrading, digitaltransformation, and smart and sustainable communities.


This funding opportunity encourages S&T collaboration and applied research amongHigher Education Institutes (HEIs), government Research and Development Institutes(RDIs), and non-profit S&T networks and organizations seeking funding for theirR&D/S&T initiatives.

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