Science for Change Program

An Overview of the Science for Change Program

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) endeavors to significantly accelerate Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in the country through massive increase in investment on S&T HRD and R&D through the Science for Change (S4C) Program.

The Science for Change (S4C) consists of four (4) components: Program Expansion in seven (7) areas, New Programs in six (6) areas, the Grand Plan for S&T Human Resource Development, and the Accelerated R&D Program for Capacity Building of Research and Development Institutions and Industrial Competitiveness.

Monitoring and Evaluating Council

The M&E Councils are the DOST agencies that review the project proposals and provide technical assistance and coordinate among different implementing and coordinating agencies. They evaluate the feasibility of the project/program and ensure that the efficient, timely and smooth implementation of approved projects and that set objectives and targets are attained. They conduct periodic field evaluation of the project to identify problems, solutions and remedial actions to avoid delays in the project implementation.