The Department of Trade and Industry Region 02 offers various technology trainings, plant clinics and consultancy services to interested clients/ customers. All of these efforts are geared toward addressing the pressing needs of local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), industries and potential investors in terms of manpower and/or skills training, capability enhancement and bringing technology gaps in the region.

Through SME development, competent food experts are continuously deployed to provide skill-upgrading trainings to existing and newly established SMEs in the region. Among the technological interventions provided include product development conceptualization, product assessment, product clinics and technology transfers.