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”.
“DOST shall be the direction provider, leader and coordinator of the country’s scientific and technological efforts, ensuring that these are geared and utilized in areas of maximum economic and social benefits for the people”. (Sec. 4, E.O. 128)
“A reservoir of scientific and technological know-how providing world-class solutions that empower Filipinos to attain higher productivity and better quality of life”.