About STRIDE

What we do
  • Award of grants for collaborative industry-university research projects
  • Award of grants for research exchanges between Philippine and U.S. universities
  • Award of scholarships for advanced studies and research in the U.S.
  • Establishment of a Philippine Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable
  • Participatory institutional diagnostics to help Philippine universities to manage research that impacts on national development
  • Visiting U.S. faculty scheme
  • Establishment of Professional Science Masters degrees
  • Improved career centers for sustained industry-university linkages
  • Advanced technical training of research professionals
  • Placement of faculty externs in industries
  • Curriculum review
  • Innovation workshops with industries and academe to foster common understanding and collaborative problem solving
STRIDE will Create
  • A dynamic network of researchers in universities and businesses who will continuously innovate
  • Entrepreneurs and investors who turn discoveries into products and companies
  • A government environment supportive of initiatives that enable these partnerships to flourish
What we want to achieve

The vision of the STRIDE program is that by the end of the five-year period, collaborative innovation will flourish, with universities and industries working together sustainability to support Philippine prosperity.

This will be evidenced by
  • Improved qualifications of faculty and staff in higher education insitutions engages in relevant science, technology and innovation (STI) disciplines
  • Improved research capacity in critical STI disciplines.
  • Strengthened linkages between universities and industry in high growth economic sectors
  • Strengthened policy and management capacity of higher education institutions in improving the STI ecosystem.