Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources




  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Breeding
  • Biodiversity Management
  • EntomologyD
  • Environmental Science
  • Fish Health/Disease Management
  • Fish Nutrition/Feed Development
  • Fisheries / Fishery Management
  • Food Processing and Product Development
  • Forestry
  • Marine Environmental Management
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology applications in Agriculture
  • Pest Management
  • Plant Breeding
  • Plant Pathology
  • Policy Research
  • Seed Technology
  • Smart Agriculture
  • Smart Farming
  • Socio-Economics
  • Soil Science
  • Vaccine and Diagnostic Development
  • Watershed Management

Health




  • Drug discovery and development
  • Diagnostics
  • Functional foods
  • Hospital equipment and biomedical devices
  • Information and communication technology for health
  • Dengue and other arboviruses
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Omics Technologies for Health and Wellness
  • Other research priority areas such as mental health, geriatric care, nutrition, food safety
  • Medicinal chemistry

Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology




  • Technology Tansfer (i.e., IP valuation, licensing, commercialization)
  • Product Design Improvement
  • Maritime Innovation and Technologies
  • National Research and Development Program for the Prevention and Control of Air Pollution
  • Innovative Solutions to Solid Waste Management
  • Technological Support for the Upgrading of the Local Cacao and Cocoa Industry
  • Improvement of Extraction, Processing, Application, and Standardization Technologies and Performance Assessment of Selected Gums, Resins, and Oils
  • Natural Dyes Color Stability Improvement Technologies for Food and Nutraceutical Applications
  • Technical Support to the Philippine Textile and other Allied Industries
  • Semiconductor and Electronics Industry
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Energy (i.e., fuel cells and supercapacitors, geothermal energy)
  • Establishment of Safety Protocols for the Use of Nanomaterials Safety
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) R&D
  • Robotics AI
  • Data Analytics
  • Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) for aerospace, tourism, and human security
  • Sensors and Actuators for Intelligent Factories
  • Wearable Electronics
  • Space Technology Applications Sector
  • Good Governance through Data Science and Decision Support System
  • MSMEs Cost-Competitive Low Carbon Systems
  • Innovative Unmmaned and Autonomous Vehicle Systems and Applications
  • Smart Approach for the Construction Industry
  • Value-adding of Metallic and Non-Metallic Minerals
  • Extraction of Elements for Emerging Technologies Applications
  • Technologies in Support to Environmental Protection, Conservation and Rehabilitation of Mined-out Area
  • Machining and Fabrication Sector
  • Tool and Die Sector
  • Metal Casting Sector
  • Food Safety and Innovation
  • R&D on Halal Tourism and Food Service
  • Technology Transfer and Policy Advocacy on Halal S&T
  • Innovation System Support for Halal MSMEs
  • Establishment of Halal Knowledge Center
  • Strengthening and Enhancement of Capabilities of the OneLab network
  • Development of Proficiency Testing Materials for Food Safety and Quality
  • New Systems and Services in Support of the Local Food Sector
  • Creative related technologies (i.e. arts, design, media)

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