Application Process


1. Prepare a capsule proposal (download template here) in PDF format containing the following information and required attachments:

  • Project title
  • Proposed project duration (maximum of 1 year)
  • Name of project leader
  • Company name, address and contact details
  • Cooperating agencies (if any)
  • Project plan (statement of the problem, objectives, description of proposed research activity, methodology, target accomplishments and expected outputs, significance/impact, discussion on regulatory barriers and plan to overcome the same)

Required attachments: 

  • Budgetary requirements (capped at PhP 3M) (download template here)
  • Background of the startup
    • Year established
    • Current level of funding round
    • Products/services offered with corresponding descriptions
    • R&D activities conducted on current products
    • Team composition
    • Business model
    • Competitive advantage
  • Proofs of eligibility
    • Authenticated copies of SEC-registered Articles of Incorporation and the latest General Information Sheet for stock and non-stock corporations like NGOs, foundations, cooperatives or associations; or authenticated copy of SEC-registered Articles of Partnership for partnerships;
    • Authenticated copies of Business Permits and Licenses;
    • Latest copies of Income Tax Returns, Audited Financial Statements, and other financial reports;
    • Proof of capability and track record in conducting R&D, and when applicable, endorsement from the business incubation facility where the startup is located.
  • Disclosure of other businesses (if any)
  • CV of project leader

2. The capsule proposal and required attachments should be submitted for feedback and evaluation until August 13, 2021 via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

3. Shortlisted applicants may attend the online proposal writeshop scheduled on September 10, 2021 in preparation for the drafting of full-blown proposals. Registration links as well as updates on the writeshop will be posted on our social media accounts ( and