Terms of Reference

Goals:

The Sub-Committee on S&T Infrastructure and Resources Development aims to promote S&T policy studies, to improve the management of S&T, to increase awareness in S&T developments in the region, to establish an ASEAN Technology Information Network, and to develop infrastructure for ASEAN as a learning society. The sub-committee will continue to look after projects that are not within the purview of the other eight sub-committees.

Priority Areas for 2007-2011:
1.
S&T policy studies, especially S&T foresight study
2. S&T Management and Information Dissemination
3. ASEAN S&T Information Network (ASTNET)
4. ASEAN Virtual Institute for Science and Technology (AVIST)

Priorities Areas for 2012-2015:
1. S&T policy studies, especially S&T
2. S&T Management and Information Disemination
3. ASEAN S&T Information Network (ASTNET)
4. STI Enculturation
5. Bottom-of-the-Pyramis Focus
6. Youth-Focused innovation
7. STI for Green Society
8. Public-Private Partnership Platform

Specific Objectives:
1.
To develop technology foresight and planning processes;
2. To promote cooperation in the areas of policy studies, and science and technology management;
3. To develop a network for ASEAN technology and information; and
4. To develop infrastructure such as a virtual system for learning in ASEAN.

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