April 24, 2023 Monday

The National Innovation Council (NIC) announces the call for nominations for the 7th Executive Member with expertise in Climate Change and Innovation. 

Pursuant to Section 6 of RA 11293 or the Philippine Innovation Act, the creation of 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 (1) of whom shall be a woman. 

During its 4th regular meeting on 21 February 2023, the NIC agreed to endorse 6 nominees as Executive Members to the Office of the President (OP) for appointment.  
Recognizing the importance of climate change and its impact on innovations and sustainability, the NIC agreed to fill the remaining seat for an NIC Executive Member with a Climate Change Expert, who will bring an environmental and sustainability perspective to the Council and contribute to the country’s innovation initiatives.

Nominees for the 7th NIC Executive Member must be endorsed by a nominating party that is: (a) duly registered or licensed business organization, research development institution, or academic institution; and (b) preferably with nation- or region-wide coverage of services or operations related to addressing climate change.  

For more details, please check the documentary and eligibility requirements through this link: