DOST Region IV-A CALABARZON (Region 4-A)

Address :Brgy. Timugan, Los Baños, Laguna 4030
Tel. No. :+63 (049) 536-4997; (049) 536-5005
Fax No. :
Website :http://www.region4a.dost.gov.ph/
Email Address :dost4@dost.gov.ph
 

Mandate

Executive Order No. 128 mandates the Department to “provide central direction, leadership and coordination of scientific and technological efforts and ensure that the results therefrom are geared and utilized in areas of maximum economic and social benefits for the people”.
 

Mission / Vision

MISSION:
To provide central direction, leadership and coordination of scientific and technological efforts and ensure that the results therefrom are geared and utilized in the area of maximum economic and social benefits for the people.

VISION:

The Department envisions to be “an excellent provider of new knowledge and useful innovations, competent human resources and quality S & T services that uplift the socio economic well being of the Filipino people and ensure sustainability for future generations.”
 

Function

  • Formulate and adopt a comprehensive National Science and Technology Plan, and monitor and coordinate its funding and implementation;
  • Promote, assist and, where appropriate, undertake scientific and technological research and development in areas identified as vital to the country's development;
  • Promote the development of indigenous technology and the adaptation and innovation of suitable imported technology, and in this regard, undertake technology development up to commercial stage;
  • Undertake design and engineering works to complement research and development functions;
  • Promote, assist and, where appropriate, undertake the transfer of the results of scientific and technological research and development to their end-users;
  • Promote, assist and, where appropriate, undertake the technological services needed by agriculture, industry, transport, and the general public;
  • Develop and maintain an information system and databank on science and technology;
  • Develop and implement programs for strengthening scientific and technological capabilities through manpower training, infrastructure and institution-building;
  • Promote public consciousness in science and technology; and,
  • Undertake policy research, technology assessment, feasibility and technical studies.
 

Services

  • Laboratory Testing and Calibration Services
    • Regional Standards & Testing Laboratory (RSTL) - Los Banos, Laguna
    • Cavite Water & Wastewater Testing Laboratory (CWWTL) - Trece Martires City
    • Regional Metrology Laboratory (RML) - Los Banos, Laguna
    • Regional Volumetric Calibration Laboratory (RVCL) - Batangas City
  • Technical Consultancy
    • CAPE (Consultancy for Agricultural Productivity Enhancement Program)
    • Manufacturing Productivity Extension Program (MPEX)
    • Science and Technology Experts Volunteer Pool Program (STEVPP)
    • Food Safety (Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), ISO 22000)
    • Energy Audit (EA)
    • Cleaner Production Technology (CPT)
    • Microhydro Power (MHP)
    • Biogas Technology
  • Packaging and Labeling Systems Development
  • S&T Library Information Services
Office Name Tel No. Fax No. Contact Person Email Address
Office of the Regional Director
+6349 536-4997
dost4a@dost.gov.ph
Administrative Services Division
536-5005
Regional Standards & Testing Laboratory
536-4390
Scholarship and Information
536-4894
Technical Services Division
536-5013
Provincial S&T Center - Batangas
+63 43 723-6115
pstcbat@dost.gov.ph
Provincial S&T Center - Cavite
+63 46 419-2533 or 2085
pstccav@dost.gov.ph
Provincial S&T Center - Laguna
+63 49 246-2766
Regional Metrology Laboratory (RML)
+63 49 536 8091
fjorda_kim@yahoo.com
Provincial S&T Center - Quezon
+63 42 710-6232
pstcque@dost.gov.ph
Provincial S&T Center - Rizal
+63 2 691 5949
pstcriz@dost.gov.ph