To develop and enhance Filipino Research and Development (R&D) capabilities of academic/research institutions and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) agencies through degree programs, conduct of research activities, and expert mobility in the industry, energy and emerging technology sectors in order to meet the present and future human resource requirements;

To encourage Filipino researchers to be more productive researchers by providing support for disseminating their research outputs in the industry, energy and emerging technology sectors in local and international conferences, and similar events. 

The Research and Development (R&D) Support Program provides financial support to research projects consistent with the priorities identified in the national research agenda for industry, energy, and emerging technology sectors. Research grants may be availed of by government research and academic institutions as well as companies.

Harmonized National R&D Agenda

Harmonized National R&D Agenda 2017-2022

Emerging Technology Division (ETDD)
Ms. Edna C. Nacianceno - Chief Science Research Specialist

Industrial Technology and Development Division (ITDD)
Engr. Niñaliza H. Escorial - Chief Science Research Specialist

Energy, Utilities and System Technology Development Division (EUSTDD)
Engr. Nonilo A. Peña - Chief Science Research Specialist