The Business Innovation through S&T (BIST) for Industry Program of Department of Science
and Technology (DOST) aims to facilitate the acquisition of strategic and relevant technologies by
Filipino companies for immediate incorporation in their R&D activities. This program will contribute
to the technology development value chain as it provides the means for the industry to undertake
R&D and acquire advanced technology for global competitiveness. Through BIST, the government
will assist Filipino companies in pursuing Research and Development (R&D) and investing in new
technologies, to enhance the competitiveness of Filipino companies.
The DOST is now ready to accept research and development (R&D) proposals for 2018 from private
industry companies for the BIST Program. The R&D proposals should meet the program objective
which aims to level-up the innovation capacity of Philippine industries through R&D, and acquisition
of strategic and relevant technologies to enhance their technology level and production processes.
For details of submission, refer to https://bit.ly/2q2Hv1K.