Eureka and Turkey
Turkish organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects, Globalstars, Eurostars and Clusters programmes. If you are based in Turkey and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). TÜBİTAK supports Turkish organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.
- 0.18M€ RECEIVED ON AVERAGE BY TURKISH PARTNERS
- 281.65M€ MOBILISED SINCE 1985
- 45 COUNTRIES COOPERATING WITH TURKEY
- 1,623 TURKISH ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED SO FAR
Turkey offers you
Advice services and support tools
TÜBİTAK offers advice and support from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects. TÜBİTAK can confirm your organisation’s eligibility, answer questions about the application process and review your proposal before you submit your application. TÜBİTAK offers additional support that complements Eureka’s funding programmes, such writing about successful project results in their scientific journals.
Clusters (7 funded)
Industry-driven programmes with thematic communities of experts, large companies, SMEs, universities and research organisations. Collaborate on R&D projects of any size.Discover Clusters
R&D SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to commercialise their innovation.Discover Eurostars
Calls for R&D projects with partners in a specific country outside the Eureka network.Discover Globalstars
Network projects (funded)
A flexible programme for R&D projects with any technological focus. You can propose or join a project at any time or take part in our regular calls.Discover Network projects
Preparing deep tech companies for Series A investment through an accelerator programme (in association with the European Commission).Discover InvestHorizon
The programme that interests you isn’t listed as funded?
We recommend that you get in touch with your national contact to talk about funding options even if a programme is listed as not funded. There might still be funding available.
In the absence of any national funding support, it is still possible to participate in a project by self-funding.
Contacts in Turkey
Umut Ege - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator (NPC)
Elif Dogan Arslan - Eurostars advisor
Ayda Kara Pektas - Clusters advisor