Cottage Industry Technology Center (CITC)
The CITC implements programs and projects aimed to provide production enhancing technologies and processes, tooling and equipment, product sample making/materials manipulation, and other related business development services (BDS) to community based enterprises (CBEs), marginalized groups, cooperatives, associations, and other self-help groups with the end-view of transforming them into sustainable and competitive MSMEs. It also helps develop other government and non-government entities as local non-financial BDS providers.

Moreover, the CITC provides skills training, technical consultancy, and common facility services to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as to the country’s giftwares and holiday decors, fine jewelry, leather footwear, and home furnishing industries.


Technology Transfer and Skills Training
  • Fine Jewelry
  • Footwear
  • Furniture and Builders Woodwork
    • Specialized courses on bamboo, wood, and metal products
  • Giftwares and Holiday Decors
    • Specialized courses on basic handmade paper making, basic and advance handloom weaving, stuffed toy making, giveaways, artificial flower making, fossilized flower, making, holiday decors, pottery, handloom weaving technology, advance handloom weaving, dyeing of indigenous fibers, basket weaving, advance basket weaving basic dressmaking, food processing, among others.
Technical Consultancy Services
Helps producers in technology upgrading, product design and development, troubleshooting, tools and equipment selection, and inishing techniques, among other areas in the production process

Common Facility Services

Includes a wide range of tools and machines for furniture-making, builders woodworks, bamboo-rattan crafts, metalworking, handloom weaving,  pottery/decorative, ceramics, footwear  pattern grading, and fine jewelry making

CITC Dormitory for in-house trainees

CITC Library

Contact Information

Office of the Executive Director
Cottage Industry Technology Center
20 Russet St., SSS Village, Marikina City
Tel. No.: (+632) 941.4561
Fax: (+632) 942.0880
E-mail: citc_dti@yahoo.com

Click here to view CITC's training compendium for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs)
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:12PM GMT+8

Need Help?

DTI Call Center

(+632) 751.3330

(+63917) 834.3330

MSME Assistance


Export Assistance

(+632) 465.3300

Investment Assistance

(+632) 895.8322

Office Hours : (GMT+8) 8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday to Friday

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