The Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) partnered with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to launch an innovation strategy that will further build the capacity of Philippine state universities and colleges. The activity, held on February 12, 2019 in Makati City, was attended by over 100 university presidents, Philippine government officials, […]
Philippine government officials, academe and industry leaders, and international development organization partners convened in this year’s Inclusive Innovation Conference. Led by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) together with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the two-day event held on October 2-3 focused on how the Philippines’ on-going innovation efforts will aid the […]
The low rate of knowledge transfer between the university and industry continues to pose a challenge in speeding up the innovation process. A study conducted by USAID through its STRIDE program showed that among the factors contributing to this are mutual distrust, disagreement in terms of partnerships, and absence of support institutions that enable collaborative […]
Over the last 6 years, the Philippines has ranked relatively low in the Global Innovation Index (GII), which measures the perceived extent of collaboration between companies and universities and research institutions. During this period, the country received its highest ranking in 2015, but placing only 53rd out of 133 countries.