As one of the G20 countries, Turkey provides numerous incentives to increase private sector investments in addition to its R&D activities as a country. It also provides all the necessary opportunities for all stakeholders of the S&T&I ecosystem to carry out their work. It is the regions’s leading country in terms of its scientific infrastructure and potential.
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) is the leading agency for managing, funding and conducting research in Turkey. This flagship institution of science, technology, and innovation celebrated its 57th anniversary in 2020. The Council is an affiliated institute of Turkey’s Ministry of Industry and Technology. TUBITAK is responsible for promoting, developing, organising, conducting and coordinating research and development in line with national targets and priorities. It is the official representative institution of Turkey in Eureka.
Turkey’s current national R&D priorities:
Agriculture and food-type
Our involvement with Eureka:
Support for Network projects, Eurostars, Clusters and Globalstars programmes
Funding for Turkish companies
Universities and research organisations can participate as subcontractors
No budget limit for projects
Travel support for participating in Eureka events
Grants for Turkish Eurostars project coordinators (including project writing and pre-evaluation)
Get in touch via #GIS2021 B2B meeting
- Umut Ege | National Project Coordinator, TUBITAK
- Ayda Kara Pektas | ITEA National Contact Point at TUBITAK