Republic Act (RA) No. 11293, otherwise known as the Philippine Innovation Act, declares the policy of the State to foster innovation as a vital component of national development and sustainable economic growth.
Pursuant to Section 6 of RA 11293, the creation of the National Innovation Council (NIC) comprising of 18 national government agencies shall include seven (7) executive members from the ranks of business, entrepreneur, academe, and the scientific community, and at least one of whom shall be a woman. There shall be at least one representative from the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), and at least one from the academe and scientific community.
With this, NEDA is opening the Call for Nominations for the Executive Members of the National Innovation Council until 10 November 2022.
For detailed information, scroll through the details below. You may also access a copy of the complete guidelines, through this link: https://bit.ly/NICSelectionGuidelines
For inquiries, you may reach the NEDA NIC Secretariat through email at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact number 8-631-0960 loc. 21616. You may also visit the National Innovation Council (NIC) website at http://nic.neda.gov.ph/ to check updates and other related news.
The applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Leadership and competence. Excellent innovation leadership capacity, commitment, and track record;
Network. High level of influence and integrity in building and improving the sector’s innovation ecosystem;
Recognition and awards. Exemplary achievements in innovation and excellence in the form of prizes and awards obtained at local, national and international levels; and
Vision. Compelling vision and plan for innovation in the sector or country.