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Research and Development Institutes

DOST has the following seven (7) research and development institutes concerned with basic and applied researches on various fields.

 

Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI)

ASTI is one of the research and development institutes of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) tasked in conducting scientific research and development in the advanced fields of Information and Communications Technology and Microelectronics.

 

Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI)

FNRI is the principal research arm of the government in food and nutrition, is one of the research and development institutes of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The Institute continues to provide relevant technologies and scientific information on food and nutrition.

 

Forest Product Research and Development Institute (FPRDI)

FPRDI is the research and development arm on forest products utilization of the Philippines' Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the body that coordinates and manages the national science and technology system.

 

Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI)

ITDI is one of the research and development institutes (RDIs) under the Department of Science and Technology. It is the flagship agency of the Department, generating a large pool of technologies while providing technical services to industry.

 

Metal Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC)

MIRDC is the sole government entity directly supporting the metals and engineering industry with services designed to enhance its competitive advantage.

 

Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI)

PNRI is mandated to undertake research and development activities in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, to institute regulations on the said uses and to carry out the enforcement of said regulations to protect the health and safety of radiation workers and the general public.

 

Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI)

PTRI as a line agency of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) supports the local textile and allied industries achieve gobal competitiveness through utilization of indigenous resources, and development of technical competence in textile production and quality assurance.