S4CP focuses on Accelerated R&D Program for Capacity Building of R&D Institutions and Industrial Competitiveness which is composed of four (4) programs namely: (1) Niche Centers in the Regions for R&D (NICER) Program, (2) R&D Leadership (RDLead) Program, (3) Collaborative R&D to Leverage PH Economy (CRADLE) for RDIs and Industry Program, (4) Business Innovation through S&T (BIST) for Industry Program.
Niche Centers in the Regions for R&D (NICER)
Establish R&D Centers in the regions by stimulating collaborative STI ecosystem among HEIs to promote regional development
R&D Leadership Program (RDLEAD)
Engage experts with strong leadership, management and innovative policy-making proficiencies to lead in strengthening the research capabilities of HEIs and RDIs