The NFRDI, with funding from the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR), implements the Technology Business Incubation (TBI) program to facilitate the transfer and commercialization of mature, science-based technologies from the fisheries and aquaculture sectors.

TBI provides technical support through technology mentoring, postharvest processing, and the provision of agricultural supplies, while strengthening partnerships with aqua farmers, fisherfolk cooperatives, local government units, and other collaborating agencies.

The program’s goal is to create financially viable aquabusiness that can sustain operations and compete in the market.