How It Works - Consultancy Programs

Are you looking for advice on your livelihood project or business enterprise?


Search for an Expert

Browse our list of science and technology (S&T) experts and specialists - from food to furniture, to health and engineering. One Expert is an interactive web-based nationwide pool of S&T experts. There are experts coming from all over the country in various fields of specialization who may be able to help you. If you are already a registered user, you can view the full profile of the experts and connect with them through OneChat (our chat application) or through their other contact information.


OneChat with chosen expert

Link up and interact with our experts through OneChat - our chat application. You have many options - have a one-on-one chat, create your own chat group or click to see all groups and choose which discussions you are most interested at.

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Avail of our Consultancy Programs for MSMEs

There are various consultancy programs available for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) under the DOST Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP). These programs are intended to address various technological obstacles and enhance the competitiveness of firms resulting to better profitability, adherence to quality standards as well as compliance to government regulations. Among the areas covered are food safety, energy efficiency, cleaner production, product packaging and productivity improvement.

Some of these programs might involve short-term assistance which can be directly provided by technical specialists from the different DOST Regional Offices.

On the other hand, your requirements might need more focused assistance and in this case, the DOST Regional Offices may tap their accredited S&T experts and consultants coming from the academe, professional associations and the private sector. They are deployed to the individual firms to identify technical problems and to come up with required solutions. The consultancy fees of the S&T experts and consultants are provided by the DOST Regional Offices while the beneficiary MSMEs or firms take care of other expenses such as food and accommodations.


Talk to the nearest DOST Staff

You may also contact the nearest DOST Staff in order to ask clarification on our services and request for further assistance.

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