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26/03/2014: Invitation for Filipino experts to assist in the implementation of the Philippine National R&D Agenda

The  Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is inviting Filipino experts (i.e. scientists, engineers and technology  entrepreneurs)  who are based in the United States of America to assist  in the implementation of the country’s National R&D Agenda.

PCIEERD is a sectoral planning council, which is tasked to implement individual and institutional capability building programs  to complement research and development (R&D) support programs.   For information on PCIEERD’s priority sectors, please visit this link:  http://www.pcieerd.dost.gov.ph/index.php/transparency/sectoral-coverage-and-r-d-priorities

Among these capability building programs is the Balik Scientist Program (BSP), which enjoins foreign-based Filipino experts to actively assist in the Philippine science and technology (S&T) development.  Interested applicants can go to this link for the BSP guidelines:  http://bsp.dost.gov.ph/index.php/bsp-guidelines.html

For further queries, please do not hesitate to contact PCIEERD’s Human Resources and Institution Development Division (HRIDD) headed by Engr. Ermie M. Bacarra at telephone numbers: +1 632-553-86-37 or +1 632-837-2071 to 82 local 2101 or email ermie_scmst@yahoo.com .