The Philippine Technological Council (PTC) was formed in 1978 as one of the sectoral components of the Federation of Professional Associations (FPA now known as PFPA) and was incorporated in 1980 as non-stock and non-profit corporation under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by a group of concerned and selfless individuals who shared the common ideal of fostering the adoption and utilization of technological and engineering expertise of engineers to improve the quality of life of peoples and to contribute to the socio-economic development agenda of the communities where they operate.
PTC has transformed since then into being the umbrella organization of the thirteen (13) professional engineering organizations in the country each representing specific engineering field of practice. The purposes of the Council is to foster professional inter-disciplinary collaboration and interaction among the individual professionals and its member- organizations; to keep abreast with the latest developments in the rapidly changing world; and, to effectuate a united rapport among the members and with those of other professions, the government and the communities. It endeavours to harmonize general policies and actions that affect the engineering profession across fields of practice, serves as the clearing house, and provides a forum for members in the settlement of inter-disciplinary differences and disputes. It acts as the focal point for advocacies that impact on the engineering profession and engineering practice and for international linkages and the continual improvement and promotion of global competitiveness of the Filipino engineers.