MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday led the launch of the National Innovation Agenda and Strategy Document (NIASD).
“This comprehensive document provides the country’s vision and long-term goals for innovation, serving as a roadmap and strategy guide to improve innovation governance, deepen and accelerate innovation efforts, and foster the integration of public-private partnerships in advancing innovation,” said the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) in a statement.
The said document is in line with Republic Act 11293 or the Philippine Innovation Act. The NIASD was approved by Marcos on June 30, 2023.
According to Neda, the NIASD has plans from 2023 to 2032.
With the theme of “Reshaping the Future, Advancing Filipinnovation,” the event has over 700 guests, including Health Secretary Teodoro Herbosa, Neda Chief Arsenio Balisacan, and more.