Department of Science and Technology, Philippines

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The Department of Science and Technology (DST) in the Philippines is a government agency tasked with overseeing and managing national technology development and acquisition, undertaking technological and scientific research and promoting public consciousness of science and technology. DST is responsible for formulating and adopting a comprehensive National Science and Technology Plan for the Philippines, and to subsequently monitor and coordinate its funding and implementation. The DST undertakes policy research, technology assessment, feasibility and technical studies and maintains a national information system and databank on science and technology.