We are pleased to announce the call for proposals from the Department of Science and Technology – Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI)
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI, implements the Technology Innovation for Commercialization (TECHNiCOM) Program to provide development support to commercially viable innovations. Through financial and technical assistance to the pre-commercialization stage of technology development, the program aims to fast-track the market readiness of innovations for their eventual transfer and commercialization.
The Program shall provide priority funding to pre-commercialization activities of
projects aligned to national S&T priorities and the project proposal’s strategic relevance to
national development, based on the priority areas of the DOST’s Harmonized National
R&D Agenda (HNRDA) for 2017-2022 . These areas are the following:
A. Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources
- Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
- Drug discovery and development
- Functional Food
- Hospital equipment and biomedical devices
- Information and communication technology for health
- Nutrition and food quality and safety
- Disaster risk reduction
- Climate Change Adaptation
- Omic technologies for health (platform technology across research priorities)
WHO CAN APPLY?
The following may apply for the Program, provided that (1) their previous R&D was not funded, managed, nor monitored by any of the DOST Sectoral Councils or other DOST GIA Programs1, and (2) that they secure and present a favorable endorsement from a DOST Regional Office: 1. Research and Development Institutions (RDIs); 2. State Universities and Colleges (SUCs); 3. Private Higher Education Institutions (HEIs); and 4. Startup companies/firms, provided additionally that they secure and present an endorsement from the appropriate DOST Sectoral Council2.
Opening date: 10 October 2022 | 8 AM (3rd Wave of Call for Proposals)
Closing date: 17 October 2022 | 5 PM (3rd Wave of Call for Proposals)
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