DOST Davao – Region XI
DOST Davao refers to the Department of Science and Technology’s regional office in Region XI, Philippines. Region XI, also known as Davao Region, is one of the administrative regions in the country. It is located in the southeastern part of Mindanao Island and comprises the provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Davao del Sur, Davao de Oro (formerly Compostela Valley), and the city of Davao.
The DOST Region XI office is responsible for implementing various programs and initiatives in the region to promote and support science and technology development. Some of the areas that DOST Region XI focuses on include research and development, technology transfer, innovation, and technical assistance. They collaborate with academic institutions, research centers, industries, and government agencies to enhance the region’s scientific and technological capabilities.
DOST Region XI also provides support to entrepreneurs and micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through programs such as technology business incubation, technology upgrading, and consultancy services. They aim to foster innovation, improve productivity, and contribute to the region’s economic growth.
DOST Region XI plays a crucial role in disaster risk reduction and management. They develop and implement science and technology-based solutions to mitigate the impact of natural disasters and enhance the region’s resilience.
DOST Region XI serves as a catalyst for science and technology-driven development in the Davao Region, promoting research, innovation, and technological advancement for the benefit of its communities, industries, and economy.