ü TUBİTAK R&D Funding Programs
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is the leading agency for management, funding and conduct of research in Turkey. It was established in 1963 with a mission to advance science and technology, conduct research and support Turkish researchers. The Council is an autonomous institution and is governed by a Scientific Board whose members are selected from prominent scholars from universities, industry and research institutions.
TÜBİTAK is responsible for promoting, developing, organizing, conducting and coordinating research and development in line with national targets and priorities.
ü TTGV R&D Project Supports
These supports include consecutive and integrated mechanisms that will enable enterprises to make the best of their technological development potential so that the developed technologies serve Turkish Enterprises to achieve a competitive position in the global market.
ü KOSGEB R&D Support Programs
Developing the SMEs and etrepreneurs possesing new ideas and inventions,
Supporting techno-promoters who have technologic ideas,
Disseminating R&D awareness throughout the SMEs and expanding R&D capacity,
Enhancing actual R&D support,
Supporting innovative activities,
Need for support mechanism for the commercialization and the industrial application of the R&D and innovation project's output.
ü Turkish Republic Science, Industry and Technology Ministry - SANTEZ R&D Support Program
Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology has renewed the Regulation for Industrial Thesis Program taking into account the demands of the universities and the real sector. The new regulation shall ensure a more efficient rendition of the support mechanisms, give more emphasis on micro enterprises and make up for several shortage and deficits that previously emerged during the implementation process.
ü Turkish Republic Science, Industry and Technology Ministry – Tekno Girisim Capital Support
To promote “Technologhy and Innovation” Oriented business ideas of;
Students can graduate within one year of any undergraduate program of universities,
Ms or PhD students,
Individuals who have received undergraduate, master or PhD degrees before up to 5 years from the date of pre-application
ü EU 7 th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development
The Framework Programmes for Research have two main strategic objectives:
to strengthen the scientific and technological base of European industry;
to encourage its international competitiveness, while promoting research that supports EU policies.
ü Ankara Development Agency - Financial Assistance Program to Innovative Applications
To support innovative applications in high value-added IT and health sectors in Ankara.
ü Turkish Republic Economy Ministry – Support Programs
You can access the summary information of support programs and legislations on the following link.