DOST - Advanced Science and Technology Institue, Philippines

The Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), is one of the leading Research and Development Centres in ICT and Electronics within the South East Asian (SEA) region with a mission is to contribute to the attainment of national development priorities and the growth of Philippine enterprises by providing innovative solutions using ICT and electronics technology. 

This government agency under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), is the FP7 national contact point for ICT in the Philippines and the national focal point in the ASEAN Sub-Committee on Microelectronics and IT (SCMIT) of the ASEAN Committee of Science and Technology. It manages the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET) which is also connected to the TransEuro-Asia Network (TEIN), and the country’s National Research and Education Network (e-infrastructure). It is also currently one of the national experts under the Ideal-ist2014 project. 

Role in the project: Policy dialogue, awareness raising and dissemination

Visit ASTI website.