09 April 2019

EU-Turkey Co-operation on Research and Innovation

A Launch Event “Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase II” project (worth approx. Є3,79 million in total) will be held on April 9. 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 through increasing its participation to Horizon2020. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) is the beneficiary of “Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase II” Project which targets to increase the participation of Turkish organizations in the current EU Framework Programme for the Research and Innovation: Horizon 2020 and to diffuse the knowledge on the next Framework Programme: Horizon Europe. The project is co-financed by the EU and Republic of Turkey. The Contracting Authority of the project is the Ministry of Industry and Technology.

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:

Limak Ambassadore Hotel
Gaziosmanpaşa Mahallesi, Boğaz Sk. No:19,
06700 Çankaya/Ankara
Tuesday April 9th, 2019, 11:00-13:00

Registration starts at 10:30

Among the distinguished guests participating in the conference shall be: President of TUBITAK, Prof. Hasan MANDAL, Mr Gabriel Munuera Vinals, Deputy Head of European Union Delegation to Turkey, Mr Mehmet Fatih KACIR, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology and  representative of Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for EU Affairs.

For more information, please, contact Mr. Kemal Onur Gungor (Project Officer) by telephone: +90 (312) 467 61 40 or e-mail:

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