The center for basic research in the Philippines is vested in the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP), a collegial body of highly trained scientists/researchers, cohesively addressing the growing demands for knowledge, skills, and innovations, sharing expertise with all sectors of society and effectively and efficiently contributing to the country’s development and to the improvement of quality of life for its people.

It is committed to promote and support basic and problem-oriented researches, particularly the inter/multidisciplinary in the sciences as well as in the humanities, to identify and provide solutions to national issues and problems. It also aims to develop value-adding technologies and approaches, and to recommend policies for more effective governance, particularly in areas involving science and technology.

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