Touch-free handwashing
for all

AIC installed a solar-powered auto hand washer and a NearCloud module in Barangay Maybunga, Pasig City.

Our vision

We envision an Ateneo tightly coupled with Industry, Investors, Government, and the Base of the Pyramid. An Ateneo that helps the country create new products, systems, services, and even new industries that address National Priorities, like Clean Water, Food Security, Energy Access, Universal Health Care, and World Class Education.

Our mission

To promote and facilitate collaborative research and problem solving, involving the academe, industry, government, and international partners. To develop market smart, innovative Ateneans, with demonstrated abilities, who innovate with a deep understanding of how technology creates new opportunities for the Philippines.

Research thrusts

Disaster Science

Biomedical Technology

Sustainable Engineering

Innovative Education

Professors, students, interns, researchers, and partners collaborate to create an impact for the betterment of our society. The Ateneo Innovation Center (AIC) strives to develop designs and ideas that provide innovative solutions.

a montage of AIC projects that we have developed and deployed, showing our various involvements in the empowerment of the next generation of innovators and technopreneurs.


AIC is part of the Coastal Cities at Risk Philippines, a transdisciplinary action research project of the Ateneo de Manila University and the Manila Observatory. This project has been funded by the International Development Research Centre from 2018-2021 and has been done in partnership with the National Resilience Council.