The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) is the premier textile research and development arm of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). It is mandated by Executive Order No. 128 dated January 30, 1987 to perform the following functions:

  • Conduct applied research and development for the textile industry sector;

  • Undertake the transfer of completed researches to end-users or via linkage units of other government agencies; and

  • Undertake technical services and provide training programs