Starting from 29/06/2020, applications for Support and Award Programmes can be made by e-signature in order to speed up the online processes and not to get printed documents for applications. As of 01/01/2021, e-signature will be required for applications. For more detailed information about the e-signed application process, please click here.
DEFINITION AND CONTEXT OF THE SUPPORT PROGRAMME
Support Program for ‘EU FP Coordinators’, has been established by TÜBİTAK for encouraging Turkish Institutions to lead consortia in projects submitted under EU FP calls and increase their success rate of them in European Union Framework Program (EU FP). There are five sub-supports within the scope of the program.
The coordinators, who wish to apply for the support, first have to go through the “General Application” process. Following the approval of the general application to the Coordinators Support Program, a new application must be made for each of the sub-supports and approval must be obtained from TÜBİTAK.
- Travel Support for Consortium Building Activities
This support is designed for potential coordinator/project team for their participation in meetings/events/negotiate with the European Commission. Their travel and accommodation costs are covered within up to 4 travels per project.
- Organization Support for Consortium Building Meeting
This support is designed for organizations lasting a maximum of 2 days in Turkey or abroad. The casts of venue, catering, technical equipment, and travel for two representatives from the project team will be covered.
- Training for Project Writing and Submission Process
This support is designed for coordinator candidate or project team (up to 3 people) for their participation in training (Financial Issues, IPR, Project idea compiling, etc.). The cost of training fee, travel and accommodation will be covered.
- Project Writing Support
This support is designed for candidate coordinators who want their idea to be converted into the project by experts or organizations that meet the TÜBİTAK’s criteria.
- Project Pre-evaluation Support
This support is designed for candidate coordinators who want their project proposals to be reviewed by experts or organizations that meet the TÜBİTAK’s criteria.
Time for Application
The applications should be completed 45 days before the deadline of the EU FP call that the coordinator applies. Application time limit is differentiated for the following calls:
-For Institutionalized European Partnerships (IEP) calls and 2 nd phase of calls: 30 days before the deadline of the relevant call.
-To comply with the closing date of the calls, the deadlines for some calls can be determined on the web page.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants are advised to apply to support without waiting for the application deadline. The reason for this is that since the evaluation period takes 2-4 weeks if the service purchase will be started with the support guarantee to be received from TÜBİTAK, a long period may remain for the service purchase.
Application deadlines for sub-supports are given below:
Travel Support for Consortium Building Activities: 10 days before the date of the travel
Organization Support for Consortium Building Meeting: 10 days before the organization
Training for Project Writing and Submission Process: 10 days before the date of the training
Project Writing Support: Before the closing date of the call subject to the application
Project Pre-evaluation Support: Before the closing date of the call subject to the application