This is page is dedicated to the Horizon Europe Launch Event.
The event takes place on 21-22 March 2022 under the “Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase II” Technical Assistance Project.
It is with ample gratification that TÜBİTAK cordially invite you to the launch of the Horizon Europe Programme in İstanbul, Turkey on March 21 and 22, 2022. This exclusive launch event, supported by Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase II” Technical Assistance Project which is co-financed by the EU and the Republic of Turkey and implemented by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology within the scope of Competitive Sectors Programme, introduces Horizon Europe objectives after the transition from Horizon 2020 Framework Programme.
Türkiye has officially become associated to the Horizon Europe Programme, after the agreement signed on 21 October 27, 2021. Turkish researchers, innovators, students have become able to participate under the same conditions as participants from the EU Member States. Over the years of implanting Turkey in the Horizon 2020 Phase II Project, more than 150 training in various modules and activities have been orchestrated that are elevating Turkish research, science and innovation standards as well as reinforcing the capacity in alignment with TARAL. We have been congratulating numerous Turkish research successes in Horizon 2020 programme. From now on, we shall come together to celebrate Türkiye’s participation in the Horizon Europe Programme and future accomplishments.
The first day of this prestigious launch event, 21st of March, started with our distinguished speakers Prof. Dr Hasan MANDAL (President of TÜBİTAK), Ambassador Faruk KAYMAKCI (Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs & Director for EU Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs and EU President), Mustafa VARANK (Minister for Ministry of Industry and Technology) and Mariya GABRIEL (European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth) and continued with the celebration of successful Turkish stakeholders in the Horizon 2020 Programme.
The second day was hosted panel sessions in various fields like industrial aspects in Horizon Europe, EIC and Clean Planet issues with the participation of the European Commission and Turkish stakeholders.
The honorary launch event took place at Grand Sheraton Ataşehir Hotel, Istanbul commencing at 10:30 on 21st of March; and at 9:30 on 22nd of March.