All programs, projects and activities of the Department shall redound to the achievement of the following outcomes:
- Innovation stimulated.
- Technology adoption promoted and accelerated.
- Critical mass of globally competitive STI human resources developed.
- Productivity and efficiency of communities and the production sector, particularly MSMEs improved.
- Resiliency to disaster risks and climate change ensured.
- Inequality in STI capacities and opportunities reduced.
- Effective STI governance achieved.