APAN logo

APAN is non-profit international research and education network which aims to facilitate and coordinate the development, deployment, operation, and technology transfer of advanced network-based applications and services in the research and education community within the Asia-Pacific Region. ASTI, as the institution that manages the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET) or the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of the country, serves as its partner to formalize and strengthen its participation in APAN related activities. The partnership between the two was established in January 2004.

About Us

Over the years, the emergence of information and communications technology has greatly affected the lives of people in the world crossing borders among countries and bringing access closer to one another. In the same token, the birth of Microelectronics has resulted to progress in the development of smaller, lighter and more efficient electronic devices.

This development has a striking resemblance to the birth of one of the research and development institutes of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI). It was in 1987 when President Corazon C. Aquino renamed the then National Science and Technology Authority (NSTA) to Department of Science and Technology (DOST). As an offshoot of such sequential events, the DOST-ASTI was created as a research and development institute of the Department by virtue of Executive Order No. 128.

Address: DOST- ASTI Building, U.P. Technology Park Complex, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines
Contact Number: 927 2541