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    • Science and Technology in the Philippines
    • • The state of science and technology determines the socio-economic progress of a country. It is a well-known fact that national progress is highly correlated to the capacity of a country to produce local industrial goods for domestic needs and that industrialization is very much
    • History of Science and Technology in the Philippines Historical Perspective
    • • Before Spain colonized the country • During the American period • After World War II and fifty years under American rule
    • Current State of Science and Technology in the Philippines
    • • According to the Technology Index of 1982, the state of Science and Technology of the Philippines is defined to be -0.1 compared to the U.S, the world’s technology leader, which is 100. • The Technology Index is defined as the average of the sum of the number of
    • • The Philippines also ranks low in terms of technological capacity. • Regarding to the type of basic technologies: Material Technology, Equipment Technology, Energy Technology, Information Technology, Life Technology and Management Technology,
    • • There is very low output of international scientific research publications compared with Asian countries. • Funding for the improvement of science education is woefully lacking and there is no adequate and attractive financial support for R&D
    • • Extreme lack of research laboratories in semiconductors, molecular biology, photovoltaics, etc. is the inadequate facilities of the S&T libraries and information networks, including access by the university students and
    • Assessment of the Past Science and Technology Plans
    • • Since 1986, the Philippines has prepared three comprehensive Science and Technology plans: The Science and Technology Master Plan (STMP), the Science and Technology Agenda for National Development (STAND) and the DOST Medium-Term
    • Visions for Philippine Science and Technology
    • • By 2004, Science and Technology shall have contributed significantly to the enhancement of national productivity and competitiveness and to the solution of pressing national problems. • By 2010, the Philippines shall have carved some niches and
    • • By 2020, the Philippines shall have developed a wide range of globally competitive products and services which have high technology content.
    • Goals for Philippine Science and Technology
    • By 2004: –Improved access to quality Science and Technology services; –Higher productivity and competitiveness for selected Philippine product and Industries; –Technology-based enterprises shall have emerged in the
    • - Enhanced Science and Technology awareness and support among leaders and policy makers By 2010: –World-class capabilities in ICT –Technological leadership in ASEAN in the fields of biotechnology, material science and microelectronics –Adequate number of quality
    • –Highly-developed culture of innovation and Science and Technology consciousness By 2020: –World-class universities in Science and Technology –Internationally recognized Filipino scientists and engineers –A model in Science and
    • Strategies: –To achieve the foregoing goals under the Plan, strategies shall be pursued: –Niching and Clustering –Addressing National Problems –Development of Human Resources –Provision of Support to Industry Particularly SMEs –Accelerating Technology
    • –Upgrading of Infrastructure –Strengthening of Government, Industry, Civil Society and International Linkages – Improvement of Science and Technology Governance
    • By: Group 6