The proposed activity on determination and validation of the liquid fuel lignite resource in the country will be undertaken to establish critical issues of R&D and its policies. Investments in research and development, technology transfer and upgrading — the widely accepted measures of innovation, have been historically low for the food manufacturing industry in the Philippines (PIDS, 2017).
FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM
Establishment of a food safety risk profiling center to integrate the application of risk profiling and results of previous R&D studies on Philippine food risk assessment. The implementing agency and the proponent must have an established track record and expertise in food safety.
FOOD INNOVATION PROGRAM Call Rationale
Relevant data and literature to provide situations for the pressing national problems to be solved. Sustainability plan for the proposed technology (institutional, financial and human resources) for the host institution and the partner industry.
DOST HALAL S&T PROGRAM
The purpose of the call is to continue developing national capacity to improve local halal industries to strengthen the halal ecosystem in the country. Advantages of the proposed technology and its target cost over existing/commercially available/similar technologies in the market.
DOST SMART FOOD VALUE CHAIN PROGRAM FOR THE NEW NORMAL
New public goods and services (or how services are delivered) will be created and improved. Rural development where more micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) will develop and produce competitive and world-class products and services.
Natural Products Program
Letter of commitment/s from industry partner/s to support the marketability of the proposed product to show interest is required. Commitment letter/s from industry partner/s to support the marketability of the proposed product to show interest.
Chemical and Biological Manufacturing and Allied Industries Program This program will be carried-out by supporting R&D initiatives on but not limited to, the chemicals
Conduct Proficiency Tests for target analytes/microorganisms (identified above) between Testing Laboratories and Quality Assurance Laboratories. Data showing the importance of developing RMs/conducting PTs for target analytes/microorganisms in identified matrices, such as export ban cases, product recalls for discovered health hazards, poisoning cases that related to products, etc. List of target participants for PT delivery/use of RMs and letters indicating participation (if available, highly encouraged).
MINING AND MINERALS SECTOR
The processing of metallic and non-metallic minerals has been an important part of the economy of many countries rich in natural resources. The impact of mining has been one of the main factors in the continued positive overall contribution of the mining and quarrying industry sector to the national economy over the past 10 years. The mining industry provides most of the materials we rely on to build infrastructure and generate large amounts of energy.
Value-adding of Metallic Minerals (CY: 2023-2025)
In addition, Executive Order 79 mandates the development of value-added activities and downstream industries for strategic metal ores. In support of EO 79 Institutionalization and implementation of reforms in the Philippine mining sector, providing policies and guidelines to ensure environmental protection and responsible mining in the utilization of mineral resources, especially Section 8 Value Adding Activities and the Development of Downstream Industries for the mineral sector, the PCIEERD will call for proposals regarding extraction technologies and processing methods that are environmentally friendly and develop value-adding activities for strategic metal ores. Develop technologies in extractive and adaptive metallurgy for metallic minerals to produce competitive intermediates for emerging technology applications. Call Scope.
Value-adding of Non-metallic Minerals (CY:2023-2025)
Advanced Solvent Extraction Technology to Recover Uranium from Phosphoric Acid o Budget: PHP 10 million (mission tender).
Technologies in Support to Environmental Protection, Conservation and Rehabilitation of Mined-out Area (CY: 2023-2025)
Assessment of Small-scale Gold Mining (SSGM) (2023-2024)
Tailings and Waste Rock (2023-2024)
METALS AND ENGINEERING SECTOR
The Metal and Equipment Engineering Sector PCIEERD (Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development) plays an important role in the competitiveness of the Philippine manufacturing industry. The Metals and Equipment Engineering (M&E) industries play a crucial role in the country's economic growth and development. The PCIEERD is also considering grant support for capacity building and institutional technology development proposals focused on Metals and Equipment Engineering sector priorities.
Metals and Engineering Program Call Rationale
- Machining and Fabrication Sector
- Tool and Die Sector
- Metal Casting Sector
- Surface Engineering Sector
- ADVANCED MATERIALS AND NANOTECHNOLOGY SECTOR A. Smart Materials
The development of innovative, cost-effective and relevant machinery, parts and engineering products (MPEP) for design and development that will solve the problems and needs of the science and technology of the next industry. Development of innovative, cost-effective and appropriate machinery, parts and engineering products (MPEP) for design and development that will solve the problems and needs of the science and technology of the creative and handicraft industries (forest-based; composite and natural materials). The development of smart materials with coating applications is essential for various industries in the Philippines.
While the use of nanoparticles in the synthesis of anti-corrosion coatings is one of the most important achievements of nanotechnology. The proposals to be submitted should be capable of developing technologies in the following focus areas as identified by industry stakeholders within two (2) years. Use of material informatics for interface engineering of energy materials - Accelerated material development with Machine Learning and High-performance.
Nanosafety Program: Establishment of safety protocols for the use of nanomaterial safety (occupational and operational) Phase II
The appropriate safety measures at work can be determined on the basis of evaluation criteria and the recommendations should be adapted to the respective national legislation of the Member State concerned. Occupational safety measures are influenced by the quantity, release potential and exposure level of the nanomaterial in question. The call aims to support the industry's specific R&D needs in the areas of occupational and operational safety when using nanomaterials and the eventual adoption of risk assessment protocols by the industry and the local regulatory authority.
Materials for Energy
OPTICS AND PHOTONICS SECTOR
Optics and Photonics R&D Program
Information delivery and processing (eg LiFi and quantum communication) - Fiber optic sensors (for energy, biomedicine, smart structures, security, military, . and process control, etc.). Terahertz research and development program, including the design and manufacture of new materials and devices; imaging and image processing; Delivery of information; another. Specific requirements: A letter of interest must be submitted along with a 3- to 5-year technology trajectory to ensure that the target industry will use the research output.
Nuclear Science R&D Program Call Rationale
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES SECTOR
Development of Blockchain Applications in the Philippines
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) SECTOR
AI PINAS: AI Robotics Enabling Solutions for Emerging Needs
CONVERGENCE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES / SECTORS TOWARDS INDUSTRY 4.0 AND SMARTER CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
SMART CITY CHALLENGE PH: Sustainability through Innovation in Cities in the Philippines
Level of dependence, access and availability of data to inform the decisions and plans of local leaders, and to ensure that people are aware of and participate in the process. Provide details of the technologies to be used. There is no limit to the number of technologies that may be used. PCIEERD is interested in understanding the range of technologies that communities consider as part of their applications to achieve perceived outcome(s).
Space Technology Applications (STA) in Public Services Call Rationale
Development of 5G Products and Applications
Development of 5G products/prototypes and applications aligned with the DOST framework for smart sustainable communities and cities. A letter of support from partner institutions/industry should be provided and submitted along with the proposal.
Sensors and Actuators for Intelligent Factories Call Rationale
Industrial Internet of Things, AI and Data Analytics - The basis for issuing commands to actuators that in turn drive the system. Requirements: Proposals must be submitted with a letter of support from the beneficiaries or intended sustainability adopters.
Human Resource and Institution Development Division (HRIDD)
SPECIAL SECTORAL CONCERNS
- National Research and Development Program for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
- National Research and Development Program for the Prevention and Control of Air Pollution
- Innovative Solutions to Solid Waste Management
Apart from the existing policy interventions, regulations and programs on water and wastewater (e.g. DAO 2016-08, RA 9275, PEZA MC 2009-10, MARINA Circulars, BOI/PEZA Incentive Program, etc.), the public sector is also willing to provide available data and equipment. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Program." Government policy relies heavily on the "polluter pays" principle and other market-based instruments to promote self-regulation among the population. In the recently conducted FGD, gaps and challenges regarding solid waste management in the country have been identified: a.).
DISASTER MITIGATION SECTOR
- Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Resiliency
- MULTI-UVS AND IOT-EQUIPPED MISSIONS (MAIM) FOR DRRM / UVS FOR RESILIENT SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS (URSA)
The purpose of this call is to alleviate the effects of disasters and climate change by improving the current methodologies, technologies and capabilities of the mandated agencies such as PAGASA, PHIVOLCS and DENR-MGB. The objective of the call is to develop research and development (R&D) programs/projects on innovative UVS in line with its relative exponential technology areas including but not limited to Internet of Things, which will enable UVS technology to competitively go beyond its current applications. for Disaster Mitigation (DM) which is specific to the Philippine situation. To achieve long-term sustainability of the UAV S&T intervention program, there is a need for a strong partnership with the industrial sector.
CREATIVE SECTOR (FUNCTIONAL AND AESTHETIC CREATIONS)
- R&D in Material Innovation
- Design/Product Innovation
- Innovative Solutions for Craft and Artisanal Production
One of the challenges identified for the creative industries is the availability of quality raw materials at an affordable price. To develop and deliver technologies to improve productivity in the Creative Industries sector and its allied sectors. To develop technologies that address the new normal to raise and/or improve productivity in the creative industries sector and its allied sectors.
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES SECTOR (Animation, Game and Film Cluster)
- Serious Game Applications for Education
- Local Development of Software and Engines Call Objective
- HUMAN RESOURCE AND INSTITUTION DEVELOPMENT
The aim of the open call is to come up with innovation technologies and solutions that will help/enhance the "mano-mano" or semi-mechanized production of the Creative Industries sectors specifically those in the areas of jewellery, footwear and furniture sector and their related sectors. While video games can be sources of entertainment, the role of video games in the classroom has emerged as an important component of improving the education system. With the advent of virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning, digital games can now be used as an effective tool in the education field.
R & D PROGRAM FOR NEW RESEARCHERS AND INSTITUTIONS IN THE REGIONS
The funding opportunity encourages young researchers and institutions from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), government Research and Development (RDI) institutions, S&T non-profit networks and organizations, the private sector and other supporters seeking funding for their R&D initiatives. It is also open to all researchers and institutions that are part of the PCIERD Regional Consortium. The Regional R&D Consortium Program for Researchers and New Institutions in the Region will provide small R&D assistance to researchers and new institutions from the regions.
Ilocos Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (I-CIERD)
Cagayan Valley Industry and Energy Research and Development Consortium (CVIERDEC)
Central Luzon Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (CLIERDEC)
Western Visayas Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (WVCIERD)
Central Visayas Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (CVCIERD)
Eastern Visayas Consortium for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (EVCIEERD)
Zamboanga Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development Consortium (ZIEERDC)
Northern Mindanao Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (NORMINCIERD)
Davao Region Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development Consortium (DRIEERDC)
Cotabato Region Industry and Energy Research and Development Consortium (CRIERDEC)
Caraga): Eastern Mindanao Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research Alliance for Development (EMIEERALD)
- GOOD GOVERNANCE THROUGH DATA SCIENCE AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM (GODDESS)
- Data Science and Analytics
- SCIENCE COMMUNICATION SECTOR
- Researches on Science Communication
- Research Studies on Evaluation of Science Communication Call Objectives
- Capacity-building Programs on Science Communication
- Development of Infrastructure for Science Communication
- Development of Science Communication technologies
Science communication (Scicom) is a growing area of practice and research (Burns, 2003) that plays an important role in today's development challenges. Efforts in mainstreaming Science Communication in the country were initiated through roundtable discussions led by the University of the Philippines – Los Baños, College of Development Communication (UPLB-CDC). The general objective of this call is to establish the foundation of science communication in the country through R&D support.