Eureka and Türkiye

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 Türkiye and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye (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 TÜRKIYE
  • 1,623 TURKISH ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED SO FAR

Türkiye offers you

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Partner search

TÜBİTAK can help you to find project partners by contacting other national funding bodies in Eureka’s network (consisting of over 45 member countries). For information on how to find international project partners, contact TÜBİTAK or consult the Enterprise Europe Network’s (EEN) online database.

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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.

Türkiye funds

  • Clusters (5 funded)

    Industry-driven programmes with thematic communities of experts, large companies, SMEs, universities and research organisations. Collaborate on R&D projects of any size.

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  • The European partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars (funded)

    Innovative SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to realise their innovation.

    Discover The European partnership on Innovative SMEs / Eurostars
  • Globalstars (funded)

    Calls for R&D projects with partners in a specific country outside the Eureka network.

  • 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.

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  • The EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / Innowwide (funded)

    Innovative SMEs receive a grant of 60,000 euro to assess the viability of research or commercial ambitions in international target markets.

    Discover The EU Partnership on Innovative SMEs / Innowwide
  • Investment readiness

    Connecting startups and SMEs with corporate venturing teams and investors. Participate in international missions and corporate activities.

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Contacts in Türkiye

  • Umut Ege

    Umut Ege - National Project Coordinator

  • Elif Dogan Arslan

    Elif Dogan Arslan - Eurostars National Project Coordinator

  • Ayda Kara Pektas

    Ayda Kara Pektas - Clusters advisor

Contact your national funding body