The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is the premier science and technology body in the country charged with the twin mandate of providing central direction, leadership and coordination of all scientific and technological activities, and of formulating policies, programs and projects to support national development.
DOST-ARMM as the leader in the advancement of science and in the generation, promotion and utilization of technologies for greater economic efficiency, social equity and environmental integrity of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
To effectively and efficiently respond to the social, economic and ecological challenges of ARMM, DOST-ARMM shall:
- Provide direction for S&T development;
- Implement timely and relevant S&T programs; and
- Provide quality science and technological services.