We are pleased to announce that the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has a new call for proposals with the title Innovation Grants FY 2022.
The Innovation Grant is in pursuant to RA No. 11293 (Philippine Innovation Act) and the Special Provision No. 1 of the RA No. 11518 (General Appropriation Act of 2021) which authorize NEDA to issue grants programs, projects, and activities that work on promoting all potential types and sources of innovation proposed by National Government Agencies (NGA) and its attached agencies, Local Government Units (LGUs), State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), and Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCCs). Specifically, programs, projects, and activities eligible for the grant include the following:
- MSME Innovation program
- Regional innovation and cluster policy
- Strategic research, development, and extension
- Innovation Instruments
- Diaspora for innovation and development
- Advocacy and community education
In addition, the following activities may qualify for the Innovation Grant:
- Development and Implementation of Innovative Projects
- Enhancement of Innovation Facilities and Services
- Support to Innovation Policy Research
- Building Capacities and Expanding Opportunities for Innovation
It also includes activities that strengthen the innovation ecosystem through the establishment of innovation centers and business incubators under Section 13 of the Philippine Innovation Act and employment of innovation instruments under Section 16 of the same law.
Interested applicants may submit their proposals, duly endorsed and approved through appropriate channels, to firstname.lastname@example.org until 30 June 2022, 5PM. You may also share this information to other interested public institutions that may be qualified for the grant. For detailed information on the call for proposals, kindly visit https://neda.gov.ph/FY2022InnovationGrants
Should you have any inquiries, you may directly reach the Innovation Fund Management Division through email at email@example.com or contact number 8-631-0960 local 21615