Collaborate to Innovate.

Strengthen strategic collaboration among academia, research institutions, networks of centres of excellence, and the private sector to create an effective technology ecosystem.

Our Work and Cooperation

Learn and find more information including projects, programmes and activities from nine Sub-Committees


The SCB seeks to promote regional cooperation in biotechnology

S&T Infrastructure and Resources Development

The SCIRD aims to promote S&T policy studies, to improve the management of S&T

Food Science & Technology​​

The SCFST endeavors to promote ASEAN cooperation in food science and technology

Meteorology & Geophysics​

The SCMG seeks to enhance the capabilities of Services in meteorology and geophysics to safeguard lives and properties of the people in the Region

Microelectronics & Information Technology

Priority Areas include Microelectronics and IC design, Multimedia applications and e- learning, and embedded systems and robotics

Marine Science & Technology

The SCMSAT is responsible for the management, coordination, evaluation and implementation of regional programmes /projects in the priority area of marine science

Material Science & Technology

The SCMST is responsible for the management, coordination, evaluation and implementation of regional projects related to materials science and technology

Space Technology & Applications​

ASEAN-COST at its 38th Meeting formally endorsed the elevation of AEGRS to ASEAN Sub-Committee on Space Technology and Applications (SCOSA)

Sustainable Energy Research

The SCSER seeks to develop and enhance the capabilities of ASEAN member countries in natural gas utilization technology, biomass/biogas technology

News & Updates​

ASEAN Science, Technology and Innovation Updates

Upcoming events


Gallery of ASEAN COSTI Activities

Discover more about our events, meetings, workshops & trainings, and behind-the-scene moments

COSTI Meeting Gallery

  • COSTI-84 Meeting in Bohol, Philippines - 2023

Centres & Networks

R&D institutions links

The Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department
University of Brunei Darussalam
The Ministry of Development
The Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH)
ASEAN Earthquake Information Center (AEIC)
Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG)
Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT)
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Republic of Indonesia
Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia
Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)
Science, Technology and Environment Agency, Lao PDR
Ministry of Science and Technology, Lao PDR
Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIRO)
Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)
Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (MRSA)
Malaysian Meteorological Department
Government and Research Institutes
Institute of Higher Learning, Malaysia
Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM)
Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), Malaysia
Ministry of Science and Technology, Myanmar
Advanced Science and Technology Institute
Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Philippines
Philippine Agricultural Biotechnology
Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Service Administration (PAGASA)
Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)
Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice)
Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research and Development (PCIERD)
Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
Ministry of Trade and Industry (MIT), Singapore
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Singapore Polytechnic
The Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP)
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) Thailand
Thailand Biodiversity Center
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Thailand
Institute of Biotechnology National Center for Natural Science and Technology Hanoi, Vietnam
National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy Studies (NISTPASS), Vietnam
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Vietnam