The main objective of the program is to support balanced development geographically by accelerating regional growth through science, technology and innovation. The specific objectives of the program include: (1) to assist local government units (LGUS) in developing a technology-based development plan for the agri-based, manufacturing, and service sectors; (2) to attract new technology-based investments in accordance with the validated plans in collaboration with LGUs; (3) to engage RSEs who will support technology-based investments and projects in the region.