Resources: Annual Reports, Newsletters and Conference Proceedings


The Institute for Small-Scale Industries was established on March 2, 1966 through a bilateral agreement between the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Its principal objective then as now was to assist and promote the development and growth of the small scale industrial sector in the Philippines. Originally set up as the training institute for the Philippine small industries, it gradually built up its capabilities and expanded its activities to include research, extension, and information programs. On August 4, 1969, the Institute was established through Republic Act No. 6041 as a research and extension unit of the University of the Philippines. The Institute had its permanent home with the completion of the four storey E. Virata Hall in 1986. From then, UP ISSI conducted several consultancy training courses, seminars, technical studies in the field of medium and small-scale industries with emphasis on Philippine industries.

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UP ISSI Annual Reports



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up issi 2021 annual report



up issi 2020 annual report


up issi 2019 annual report


up issi 2018 annual report




up issi 2017 annual report


up issi 2016 annual report


up issi 2015 annual report



up issi 2014 annual report


up issi 2012 annual report


up issi 2010 annual report


UP ISSI Newsletter

The ISSI News (formerly ISSI Wall News) is a bi-annual publication of the Director’s Office.



ISSI Wall News 


View the previous issues of ISSI Wall News




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up issi wall news

Research Poster

research poster on A Systematic Literature Review on the Digital Technology Adoption of Women Entrepreneurs

A Systematic Literature Review on the Digital Technology Adoption of Women Entrepreneurs

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Conference  Proceedings

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ASIP 9th International Conference 

institute for small-scale industries Technology-based Business Innovation and Incubation Proceedings


Leading through Technology, Enabling Innovations, Advancing Quality Standards, Promoting Productivity Growth (LEAP) 2012

issi Convergence Forum on SME Burning Issues and Concerns

Multi-stakeholder Convergence Forum on SME Burning Issues and Concerns



Discussion Paper

Garments: An Industry Review

The Garments and Textile Industry is one of the oldest and most important industries in the world, encompassing a wide range of activities from the production of raw materials to manufacturing, distribution, and retail. Over the years, the industry has undergone significant changes driven by advances in technology, globalization, and changing consumer preferences. 



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Radio Program

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That’s Entreptainment!

Launched in March 2011, the program is a collaborative project between the Institute and the UP Diliman College of Mass Communication. 

In October 2011, the 33rd Catholic Mass Media awards UP ISSI as the Best Business News Feature Program under DZUP.

That’s Entreptainment! was also nominated in the best radio magazine category in the 20th Golden Dove Awards of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas.

Aired on DZUP 1602 kHz on the AM band every Friday from 5 to 6 PM. Daisy Cayos and Ian de Vera were the regular hosts of the program. 


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