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Scientific and Technological Service Institutes

The eight (8) institutes rendering science and technology-related services.

 

Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO)

DOST-ICTO is the Philippine Government's lead agency on ICT related matters. Its primary thrusts are in the ICT Industry Development, eGovernment, ICT policy development, Internet for all and Cybersecurity.

 

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

PAGASA is mandated to provide protection against natural calamities and utilize scientific knowledge as an effective instrument to insure the safety, well-being and economic security of all the people, and for promotion of national progress.

 

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

The principal goal of PHIVOLCS is to formulate up-to-date and comprehensive disaster preparedness and loss reduction actions plans for volcanic eruption, earthquake occurrences and related geotectonic processes/phenomena (e.g. faulting, landslides and tsunami) which imprint significant impacts on man and his environment.

 

Philippine Science High School (PSHS)

To offer on a free scholarship basis a secondary course with emphasis on subjects pertaining to service with the end in view of preparing its students for science career.

 

Science Education Institute (SEI)

To develop a critical mass of highly trained science and Technology (S&T) manpower by administering scholarships, awards and grants in S&T, and formulating and implementing plans for the promotion, development and improvement of science and technology education and training.

 

Science and Technology Information Institute (STII)

STII is the marketing arm of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), and a leading repository of science and technology information and data in the country.

 

Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI)

Take the lead role in implementing the Department's technology transfer and commercialization thrusts, as well as in marketing the technical services being offered by other DOST agencies.

 

Technology Resource Center (TRC)

TRC serves the public through the acquisition and promotion of technology and livelihood skills and information for Filipinos worldwide.