DOST 5 Point Program

  • Developing Solutions to Pressing National Problems
    1. Waste Hazards and Management
    2. Disaster Hazards/Climate Change Risk
    3. Traffic and Pollution
    4. Dengue
    5. Lack of Potable Water
    6. Malnutrition
    7. Rice Shortage
    8. Fisheries Concerns (Coral Reef Denudation, Red Tide, Fish Kill, etc.)
  • Developing Appropriate Technologies to Create Growth in the Countryside
  • Harnessing Technology to Improve Competitiveness
    1. Business Process Outsourcing
    2. Electronics
    3. Mining
    4. Furniture Industry Testing Facilities
    5. Forest Products
    6. Others
  • Using S&T to enhance Delivery of Government and Social Services
  • Harnessing Emerging Technologies to Boost National Competitiveness
    1. Nanotechnology
    2. Biotechnology
    3. Alternative Energy
    4. Genomics
    5. New Materials
    6. Advanced Food Production Technology (Super Farms)
    7. Advanced Manufacturing Technology
    8. Advanced Transport System
    9. Others

DOST Priority R&D Programs

  • Agriculture and Food
  • Biotechnology
  • Disaster Mitigation and Management
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Genomics
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Manufacturing
  • Nanotechnology
  • Semiconductors