For Technology Transfer and Commercialization, DOST-CAR promotes the adoption of technologies with the end  view of  alleviating  poverty, accelerating growth  and  development in the countryside through the  creation  of  livelihood  opportunities/ rural  enterprise  to be globally competitive, and to create employment.

a. Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program(SETUP) Core

   - Food Processing;


   -Gift, housewares, decors;

   -Marine and Aquatic Resources;

   -Horticulture and Agriculture;

   -Metals and Engineering;

   -Health Products and  Pharmaceuticals; and


b. Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading  

         Program (SETUP) Non-Core