The event commenced with the speeches of Ms. Özge Gözay, TÜBİTAK Horizon 2020 Health National Contact Point, and Aleksander Bakowski, Team Leader of Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase – II Project. Emphasizing the importance of the event and drawing attention to the TRANSCAN-3 ERA-NET Cofund Call, they gave the floor to Mrs. Silvia Paradisi from the Ministry of Health of Italy for her speech on the JTC2021 Calls and Procedures of the TRANSCAN-3 Project.
After providing information about the TRANSCAN-3 Project in general framework, Mrs. Paradisi completed her speech with a comprehensive presentation on the objectives of the JTC 2021 Call and application procedures. Also, Mrs. Paradisi and TUBITAK National Contact Points answered various questions of the participants about the TRANSCAN program and partnership structures. After Mrs. Paradisi’s session, Anne-Charlotte Fauvel, the representative of the European Research Infrastructure for Translational Medicine – EATRIS shared valuable information about the EATRIS and delivered a detailed explanation for the participants on how to utilize the platform for the TRANSCAN proposals. In the continuation of the event, a presentation session was held under the moderation of Ms. Özge Gözay and Ms. Şükran Alpdemir in order for the participants to share their project ideas and network. During the session, the participants answered questions and explained their views regarding projects, research experience, clinical capacities, and partnership structures to submit a joint project to the JTC2021.
The event ended with a networking session where approximately 100 one-to-one meetings were held for the participants from across Europe to gather together with the Turkish participants.