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Philippine Council on Industry, Energy and

Emerging Technology Research and Development


Department of Science and Technology

PCIEERD Programs

Mr. Ruel A. Pili, PCIEERD

Marikina Polytechnic State College (MPC)
Marikina City
October 11-12, 2018
DOST Sectoral Councils
Harmonized National R&D Agenda
(2017 – 2022)
R&D Priority Areas and Programs

National Integrated
Basic Research Health
Agriculture, Aquatic
and Natural Resources
Industry, Energy and Disaster Risk Reduction
and Climate Change
Agenda (NIBRA) Sector (AANR) Emerging Technology Adaptation (DRR CCA)

• Agriculture
• Water Security • Drug Discovery and Crops
• Observation and Monitoring
• Watershed studies, water quality, Development
• Germplasm research; Varietal improvement
and selection; Good quality planting materials • Food and Nutrition Networks
accessibility and availability • Diagnostics (QPMs); Cultural management and crop
• Technology Development and
• Food and Nutrition Security • Genomics/Molecular
production systems; Postharvest processing
and product development
Security Application for Monitoring
• Food safety, biodiversity studies
• Countryside • Modelling and Simulation for
Technology Livestock
• Animal improvement; Improved reproduction,
• Health • Functional Foods feeding and nutrition; Conservation and Improvement of Monitoring and
• Fundamental studies on natural •
products development, animal health,
Hospital Equipment and
Biomedical Devices
improvement of native animals; Vaccine,
biologics and diagnostics; Detection of
chemical residues and antimicrobial
Development •
Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk
social dimensions on health
• Clean Energy
• Information and resistance; Decision support systems;
Product development and processing • Competitive Assessment
Communication • Fisheries and Aquaculture • Warning and Risk Communication
• Alternative energy Technology for Health • Applied genomics; Culture systems; Culture
Industries • Technology Development and
• Sustainable Communities • Nutrition and Food
of new cultivable species; Fish health,
Application for Climate Change
• Delivery of Social
disease diagnostics and management;
• Vulnerable ecosystems, data collection Safety Nutrition, feeds and feeding systems;
Mitigation and Adaptation
Postharvest handling, processing and
on natural phenomena, environmental • Disaster Risk Reduction - product development; Automation of feeding, • Technology Development and
and anthropogenic activities Health water and culture management and post Services Application for Disaster Risk
• Re-engineering the Philippines towards •
production; Fishkill warning and mitigation

Inclusive Nation-Building
Climate Change
Adaptation - Health
systems and environmental management;
Management of fisheries
• Forestry
• Intelligent Management
• Documentation of indigenous
knowledge, data collection on social
• Development and sustainable management of
tree plantations; HYV development of priority Transportation
timber species; Production protocols for the
phenomena, education, national
security and sovereignty, arts, history
production of QPM; Sustainable cultural
management practices, harvesting and Solutions
• Renewable Energy
postharvest techniques and marketing
and culture strategies
• Natural Resources and Environment
• Biodiversity; Watershed management and
utilization; Soil management and
rehabilitation; Agricultural and forest waste-
and Energy Storage
based product development; Climate change
strategies and decision support tools;
Resource assessment and monitoring;
Habitat management; Marine environmental
management; Innovative systems for unique • Human Security
landscapes and ecosystems
• Technology Transfer
• Upscaling of technology transfer and
commercialization; New and innovative
extension modalities; Technology business
• Socio-economics and Policy Research
• Capacity Building
PCIEERD’s Alignment to:

• Appropriate Technologies for

Industry Competitiveness
• Sustainable Energy PCIEERD R&D
• Sustainable Mass Transport Priority Thrusts
• Environment, Climate Change
Adaptation and Disaster Risk
The PCIEERD envisions to be recognized for the quality of its To lead and partner with public and private institutions in
people, leadership and performance and contribute to the generating S&T policies, strategies and technologies that will
nation’s productivity and competitiveness. contribute significantly to national development.

Formulate policies and Programs and allocates

Coordinates, evaluates
provide R&D directions, government and
and monitors R&D
plans, programs and external funds for R&D
programs, projects and
strategies for S&T – and generates external
based delineated resources to support its
sectors programs
PCIEERD Programs
Support to Research and Development (R&D) Capability Development Program

Technology Transfer Information Dissemination

PCIEERD R&D Priority Thrusts
Sectoral Coverage
New Priority Areas

Food Biotechno- Artificial

logy Transport
Process Nanotech-
Metals &
Genomics Energy Data
Electronics Space Disaster
/Semi- Technology Risk
conductor Applications Reduction
Mining & Material Construct- Creative
Minerals Science ion Industries

Appropriate Technologies for Industry Competitiveness
Electronics, Semiconductor and ICT Industry
 Artificial Intelligence for Industry, Transport and Education Application
 Big Data Analytics (Government Data Integration)
 R&D for Creative Industries

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Appropriate Technologies for Industry Competitiveness

Mining and Minerals Industry

 Development of Value-Adding Technologies for Copper, Iron, Chromite, Nickel, Chromium and Gold Minerals for Industrial
 Geological Assessment of Untapped/Undiscovered Minerals (i.e. Black Sand and Trace and Rare Earth Elements)
 Green Mining Technologies
 Clean Metallurgical Processes
• Hydrometallurgical
• Pyrometallurgical
• Electrometallurgical

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Appropriate Technologies for Industry Competitiveness
Metals & Fabrication Industry
 Cost Efficient Manufacturing Processes and Equipment to Increase Local Content of Aerospace, Automotive and/or Train
Parts and Components
 Design, Development and Prototyping of Food Processing Equipment for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)
Appropriate Technologies for Industry Competitiveness

Food Industry
 Baseline Studies on Microbiological and Chemical Hazards on Food
 Science-Based Quality Assurance System for Priority Products (e.g. fresh and processed banana)
 Value-adding of Fishery By-Products (e.g. fish oil, chitin, collagen)

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Sustainable Energy
 Smart Energy Efficient Systems for Low Carbon Economy
• Efficient hydrokinetic energy harvesting systems
• Sustainable urban waste to energy conversion
 Renewable Energy (RE) Systems
• RE technologies and business models integration for sustainable off-grid power supply
• Thermo/electro/biochemical hydrogen production
• Solar power concentrators (SPC)
• Solar heating and cooling (SHC)

Photo Credit to: Smartwire Program; Wind Resource Assessment for Wind Power System Project; Development of Grid Tie Inverter Project
Sustainable Mass Transport
 Intelligent Transport System
• Vehicle-to-vehicle connectivity and information sharing
• Road infrastructure-to-vehicle
• Automated Parking Space Detection System
• Harmonized RFID/WSN using multi-path transmission protocol & cognitive
• PUV tracking for fleet management & driving behavior

 Sea Transport Research on Marine Vessels

• Standard sea-worthy hull design using alternative indigenous lightweight
• Navigational Route Capacity Measurement & Analysis for inter-island

 Mass Transport Systems (Train, PUV)

• Prototype double decker bus development and fuel efficiency analysis in
compliance to Euro 4 Standards
• Development of Positive Train Control (PTC) components for railway

Photo Credit to: DOST and PCIEERD funded Transport Projects

Environment, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
 Water Environment R&D
• Wastewater Management
 Air Quality R&D
• Air Pollution Control and Management
 Solid Waste Management

Photo Credit to:

Environment, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
 DRR/CCA Proofing Infrastructure Systems and Techniques
• Urban infrastructure rainfall inflow-outflow modeling and early warning systems
 Hazards and Risk Assessment Tools and Systems Program
• Liquefaction Hazard Assessment
 Instrumentation for early warning, monitoring and rapid assessment
• Forecast Based Financing and Weather Based Insurance Mechanism
 Marine Geology and Oceanography Program
 Human Security
• R&D for UAV, Airborne and Space Technology

Photo Credit to: Denel Dynamics; Proj. NOAH Blog;

Sustainable Energy
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Systems Value Added Functional Materials
Nanostructured Electrocatalyst Composites for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells (DEFC):
Preparation, Characterization, and Performance Evaluation

WattSmart Energy Management System

DEFC-LED Performance based Pd- and Pt-based Catalysts DEFC-LED Performance

on PdNi/C Anode Catalyst Synthesized alternative anode based on PtSn/C Anode
Fuel: 1.0 M Ethanol (7 mL) catalysts materials that are Catalyst
Oxidant: Ambient Air Fuel: 1.0 M Ethanol (7 mL)
cheaper and more efficient
 Light intensity lasts for 1.5 Oxidant: Ambient Air
than the commercially  Light intensity lasts for
available 2 hours
Sustainable Mass Transport
Alternative Mass Transport Systems and Components
Hybrid Electric Road Train Hybrid Trimaran
Sustainable Mass Transport

Contactless Apprehension of Traffic Violators on 24- Hours Basis and All-Vehicle

Detection System (Catch-All) Customized Local Traffic Simulator (LOCALSIM)
Environment, DRR, and CCA
S&T Water Environment Program Critical Infrastructure Program
Environment, DRR, and CCA

DRR-CCA S&T-based Decision Support Tools

22,287 maps

Space Technology Application

Human Security
Support for Capability Development Program


 Human Resource Development Program (HRDP)

 Infrastructure Development Program (IDP)
Human Resource Development Program (HRDP)
 Visiting Expert
 Research Attachment
 Faculty Immersion
 Attendance in Conferences, Seminars, Trainings,
Fora, Workshop
 Conduct of Seminars, Conferences and Trainings
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Visiting Expert

Open to institutions needing

experts from another
institution which possesses
the required expertise.
Human Resource Development Program (HRDP)

Visiting Expert

Who are qualified:

 Be at least a Ph.D. degree holder Entitlements:
 Be a faculty/expert/researcher  Transportation expenses
from a recognized  Honorarium (based on DOST-
university/institution whose field DBM Joint Circular No. 1,
of expertise is within the 2003)
PCIEERD priority areas and not
available in the host institution
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)


Open to MS and PhD students, researchers

and project staff of a PCIEERD- or DOST-
funded project, who need to conduct their
research in a host institution, including
foreign universities and research
institutions to avail of their facilities and
research expertise.
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)


Maximum grant

P1,000,000 for foreign

P600,000 for BS degree holder (local)
P800,000 for MS degree holder (local)
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)


Open to faculty who wish to gain

research experience by engaging in a
research activity under a mentor in a
PCIEERD delivering institution or
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Qualification requirements:

 Permanent faculty of an institution of higher learning

 Must be endorsed by the sending institution
 Undertake a research aligned with the PCIEERD areas of
 Duration of the research must be for a minimum of 2
months to a maximum of 1 year
 Have obtained an acceptance from the host institution
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Qualification requirements:

 Permanent faculty of an institution of higher learning

 Must be endorsed by the sending institution
 Undertake a research aligned with the PCIEERD areas of
 Duration of the research must be for a minimum of 2
months to a maximum of 1 year
 Have obtained an acceptance from the host institution
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Maximum grant of P600,000 for B.S and P800,00 for M.S. covering the
 Travel allowance
 Stipend/living allowance
 Supplies and materials
 Honoraria for mentor
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Attendance to

Attendance to Conference, Seminars, Trainings, Fora and Workshop:

Covers support to researchers, faculty and other S&T personnel of

academic and research institutions for presentation of research results/
attendance to scientific/technical conferences, fora, seminars, workshop
and trainings.
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)
Attendance to
Qualification requirements:
 MS or PhD degree holder in any science and engineering courses or project
staff of any DOST-funded project
 Must be endorsed by the sending institution
 With research experience of at least two (2) years
 With at least 3 years service in the sending institution
 With peer reviewed full paper
 Within PCIEERD priority areas or Harmonized R&D agenda
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Attendance to
 Training or registration fee
 Actual travel expenses for the most direct route, inclusive of local transport. For
air travel, most economical airfare
 Per diem (Local)
 Daily subsistence allowance (Foreign)
 Incidental expenses not to exceed P5,000 (Foreign only)
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Conduct of

Conduct of Seminars, Conferences and Trainings :

Provides assistance to academic institutions as well as scientific and

professional organization in the conduct of seminars, conferences,
workshops, fora and trainings which aim to contribute in the development
and enhancement of R&D capabilities in the industry, energy and emerging
technology sector.
Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Conduct of
Qualification requirements:

 Requesting institution is an organized and SEC-recognized entity

 Topics to be covered are within PCIEERD’s R&D priority areas of concern

 The proposed activity involves dissemination of knowledge and/or skills

Human Resource
Development Program (HRDP)

Conduct of


 Support for the conduct of activity in the amount of Php100,000

Request beyond Php100,00 shall be subject to the approval of the PCIEERD Management Team (PMT)
Infrastructure Development Program (IDP)
UP Baguio
To upgrade and/or develop the research capabilities of the academic UCor
and research institutions and relevant DOST-attached agencies, ISU
through the development and/or upgrading of its research laboratories Region R Region
and facilities. 1

Eligibility: Region
• Five-year research agenda PUP

• Basic research facility Region

• Potential capability in research Region

Components: Region
13 CarSU
• Setting up of research laboratories USJ-R NIR
• Purchase of laboratory equipment Region
(including highly specialized software) ARMM

• Small research grants aimed at Region


developing research capabilities

Technology Transfer Program

Technology/ies for
commercialization Technology
Startup projects Transfer MOUs

Startup Events
New Technology Partnership
Business Incubators Projects
Technology Transfer : 2017 1.) VISSER
Startup Projects MOUs 3.) Nipa sweetener
1.) Smart Vision 1.) Revolution 4.) CHARM
2.) RetailGate 5.) Nano PGR
7 market-
2.) CharM ready
3.) MachiBox 6.) LEAP
3.) PNOC
4.) EasyBus 7.) Organominerals products
5.) Smart 4.) HEIRIT
16 tech for Geophones 1.) EcoSep
6.) Microseismic 2.) Pectin
commercialization 8 startup
7.) Accelerograph
4 Tech Transfer 3.) NanoPGR
8.) R-TAP MOUs 4.) Rennet
New TBIs 6 license
2.) BatSU 1.) Halo Sessions 1 agreements
2.) Halo Sessions 2 11.) Taking the Lead…
3.) MUST
3.) GOAB 12.) DOST Meets Tech
4.) AIM 4.) TBI Summit Community in Cebu
5.) QBo 5.) Slingshot
13 Institutional 13.) Tech Planter Demo
6.) Innovation Hub 6.) 4 tech spin-offs
17 Taipei
Startup Day
Diliman Partnership 7.) TechInAsia 14.) Negosyo Fair 2017
8 new TBIs Projects 8.) Qbo Launching 15.) TBI Tea Session
9.) EcoSep Launching 1.) Smart Surface
8.) DOST iTECH 16.) UP IP Clinic 2.) Organominerals
10.) CharM 17.) Innovation Huddle 3.) ARRAS
Launching 18.) Startup Project PH 4.) InteliSENSE
19.) Startup World Cup
Information Dissemination
Radio and TV Interviews

Intensive Social
Media Presence
PCIEERD Rebranding:
Innovation Council
Other Funding Opportunities

Balik Saliksik Grant

ADMATEL – EPDC Research Grant
Young Innovators Program (YIP)
Regional Consortia
Gabay Probinsya Program ADMATEL Equipment

Auger Electron Spectroscopy

Thermogravimetric Analyzer
Balik Scientist Program (BSP)

To encourage highly-trained overseas Filipino scientists and

technologists, experts, and professionals to return to the
Philippines and share their expertise for the acceleration of the
scientific, agro-industrial and economic development of the
Implementing Agencies
Types of Programs
Short-Term Category
 Minimum of 30 days (1 month) to a maximum of 90 days (3 months)

Long-Term Category
 Minimum of 2 years for both Balik Scientists and
New Graduates*
* New Graduate

An S&T expert or professional who has obtained his/her graduate degree for not more than two
(2) years prior to filing of application to the Program
Who is Qualified under the BSP?

Foreign-based science or technology expert, a new graduate from a foreign S&T institution,
or professional who is a Filipino citizen or a foreigner of Filipino descent;

Holder of a graduate degree;

Must have practised his/her profession for not less than three (3) years (no experience
required for New Graduates);

Must have made an outstanding contribution to his/her field of specialization;

Expertise is consistent with the DOST S&T priority areas and is willing to work in
addressing the need /problem that is mutually acceptable to DOST and Host institution;

Willing to address needs/problems mutually acceptable to DOST and host institution/s

Host Institutions?
• Public or private agency or institution that requested the assistance of
the Government to tap Filipino experts who are based abroad

• A public or private agency that shall provide necessary resources and

counterpart incentives for the Balik Scientist
 Office Space
 Accommodation
 Transportation
Incentives for BSP Awardees
SHORT-TERM PROGRAM • International economy airfare
• Reimbursement of excess baggage
• Daily Subsistence Allowance expenses
(DSA) of USD 150 per day • Duty-free importation of personal
• Free round-trip international • No dollar importation of motor vehicle
economy airfare • Immigration clearance
• Freight expenses
• GIA for approved project

All reports, documents, and communication letters

submitted to PCIEERD should be endorsed by the
Institution/Agency Head and Consortia.
All communications should be addressed to:


Deputy Executive Director and
Officer-in-Charge, Office of the Executive Director
Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and
Emerging Technology Research and Development
4th and 5th Level Science Heritage Bldg., DOST Complex,
Gen. Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig City 1631

Tel. Nos.: 837-2926; 837-2071 local 2100

Fax: 837-6154