PH | DOST-TAPI
Technology Application and Promotion Institute
Republic of the Philippines Department of Science and Technology
A strategic partner in advancing national socio-economic growth by advocating a culture of innovation and promoting globally-competitive and useful technologies.
Atty. Marion Ivy D. Decena
TAPI shall promote an elective and efficient innovation system towards the adoption and utilization of inventions. innovations, and services.
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To attain this mission, TAPI shall:
1. Encourage the use of the intellectual property system and provide IP and IP-related services;
2.Provide comprehensive assistance packages for inventions/innovations;
3.Actively support activities geared towards the promotion of creativity and capacity-building within the innovation system;Facilitate business development of technologies; and Promote and strengthen partnerships and linkages with and among stakeholders.
1 Serve as the implementing arm of the DOST in promoting the commercialization of technologies and in marketing the services of the other operating units of the Department;
2.Provide grants and venture financing for new and emerging projects;
3.Administer the Invention Development Assistance Fund (IDAF) for the initial experiments and prototype development and other invention development-related activities;
4.Assist technology generators, inventors, and researchers avail of the laboratories and other facilities of the Research and Development Institutes including DOST Regional Offices and other government agencies, offices, and instrumentalities; and
5.Accredit and recognize inventors’ associations throughout their activities.