It is with ample gratification that TÜBİTAK cordially invites you to the launch of the Horizon Europe Programme in İstanbul, Türkiye on March 21 and 22, 2022. This exclusive launch event, supported by Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase II” Technical Assistance Project which is co-financed by the EU and the Republic of Türkiye and implemented by the Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Industry and Technology within the scope of Competitive Sectors Programme, introduces Horizon Europe objectives after the transition from Horizon 2020 Framework Programme.
Türkiye has officially become associated with the Horizon Europe Programme, after the agreement signed on 21 October 27, 2021. Turkish researchers, innovators, students have become able to participate under the same conditions as participants from the EU Member States. Over the years of implanting Turkey in the Horizon 2020 Phase II Project, more than 150 training events in various modules and activities have been orchestrated that are elevating Turkish research, science and innovation standards as well as reinforcing the capacity in alignment with TARAL. We have been congratulating numerous Turkish research successes in Horizon 2020 programme. From now on, we shall come together to celebrate Türkiye’s participation in the Horizon Europe Programme and future accomplishments.
The first day of this prestigious launch event, 21st of March, will start with our distinguished speakers Prof. Dr Hasan MANDAL (President of TÜBİTAK), Ambassador Faruk KAYMAKCI (Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs & Director for EU Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs and EU President), Mustafa VARANK (Minister for Ministry of Industry and Technology) and Mariya GABRIEL (European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth) and continue with the celebration of successful Turkish stakeholders in the Horizon 2020 Programme.
The second day will host panel sessions in various fields like industrial aspects in Horizon Europe, EIC and Clean Planet issues with the participation of the European Commission and Turkish stakeholders.
The honorary launch event will be taking place at Grand Sheraton Ataşehir Hotel, Istanbul commencing at 10:00 on the 21st of March, and at 9:30 on the 22nd of March.