Call For Proposal 1

The R & D Program

The Food Processing Innovation Center – Davao is now accepting Food Research and Development (R&D) proposals for CY 2021 funding support, in pursuit of promoting local food research that can help MSMEs in the food industry to improve the quality of their existing products and/or develop and commercialize new ones: thereby increasing their competitiveness in local and export markets. This program is DOST’s contribution to the Regional Inclusive Innovation Cluster initiatives in Davao Region.

Project Duration: February 2021-December 2021

How to Avail

This program is open to all interested SUC faculty and student researchers.  Researchers should develop 2 to 3 products on the following priority areas preferably using the FPIC-Davao HITS equipment namely: spray dryer, vacuum fryer, and cabinet dryer.

  • Functional foods/Processed fruits
  • Food products utilizing the abundant resources found in Davao region
  • Market/Industry driven food products

Interested proponents are required to submit capsule proposals using DOST form 1B which can be downloaded at This should include the following:

  • Project Title
  • Rationale/Significance
  • Objectives
  • Methodology
  • Expected Output
  • Line Item Budget

A funding support of a maximum of P 100,000 will be provided through the Food Processing Innovation Center – Davao.

Deadline for Submission

Deadline for submission of capsule proposal is on February 28, 2021. You may send capsule proposal through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For inquiries, you may contact Hazel D. Prevendido /Maribeth A. Saporas at contact numbers (082) 297-8035 local 481/09276604516.