13 January 2016

EU-Turkey Co-operation on Research and Innovation: Launch Event of “Turkey in Horizon 2020” Project

Launch Event “Turkey in Horizon 2020” project (worth approx. Є2,75 million in total) will be held on 28th of January. The project is aimed to strengthen the capacity of Turkey in Science, Technology and Innovation and facilitate the integration of Turkish Research Area to European Research Area. TUBITAK is the beneficiary of “Turkey in Horizon 2020” Project which targets to increase the participation of Turkish organizations in the EU Framework Programme for the Research and Innovation: Horizon 2020. The project is co-financed by the EU and Republic of Turkey. The Contracting Authority of the project is Central Finance and Contracts Unit.

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. TUBITAK is the national coordinating body of EU Framework Programmes in Turkey.

The event will be held at:

Green Park Hotel, Kızılırmak Mah. 1443 Cad. No:39, Çukurambar Çankaya, Ankara
January 28th, 2016, Thursday
11:00 – 14:00
Registration starts at 10.30

Among the distinguished guests participating in the conference shall be: Executive Vice President of TUBITAK, Deputy Head of Section, Financial Co-Operation, Infrastructural, Social & Regional Projects, European Union Delegation to Turkey, Acting Director of Central Finance and Contracts Unit (CFCU) and  National Coordinator for the EU Framework Programmes in Turkey.

For more information, please, contact Ms. Basak  Celiktenli (Events Manager), by telephone: +90 (312) 219 69 80, or e-mail:


  • Press Release 1 – TR.pdf
  • Press Release 1 – ENG.pdf

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