"Turkey in Horizon 2020: Launch Event & 1st Information Multipliers Workshop"

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"Turkey in Horizon 2020: Launch Event & 1st Information Multipliers Workshop"

By "Turkey in H2020" Phase II Project

When and where

Date and time

January 28, 2016 · 10am - January 29, 2016 · 5pm EET


Green Park Hotel Kızılırmak Mah. 1443 Cad. No:39 Çukurambar, Çankaya Ankara Turkey


The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) cordially invites you to the Launch Event of the "Turkey in Horizon 2020" Project on 28.01.2016, at the Ankara Green Park Hotel.

This is the launching event of the Project aiming to outline the project activities, and demonstrate synergies between EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020 and national programmes.

About the organizer

Turkey in Horizon 2020 phase II is a project cofinanced by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey. The overall project objective is to strengthen the capacity of Turkey in Science, Technology and Innovation and facilitate the integration of Turkish Research Area (TARAL) to European Research Area (ERA) through increasing its participation to Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. 

The project purposes are as follows: 

Maintaining the knowledge diffusion established in the previous project and raising awareness on Horizon 2020 via a variety of trainings; 
Providing the Turkish Research Area with networking events and activities; 
Financially supporting Turkish researchers for networking events, project preparation meetings or lobbying activities; 
Preparing and printing the necessary documents that will guide the Turkish Researchers; 
Developing online tools to disseminate the necessary relevant information.  

The main project activities are: 

Leveraging the Existing Information Multipliers System (IMS); 
Numerous training sessions on H2020 topics across the country (general, thematic, focused groups, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), access to risk finance, proposal writing); 
Direct consultancy to 100 SMEs; 
IPR Helpdesk and Helpdesk Facility on Legal and Financial Issues; 
Proposal Evaluation Services before Actual Evaluation; 
Organisation of International Brokerage Events in Istanbul and Brussels; 
International Study visits to EU key players for networking, consortium building and lobbying activities; 
Introduction, launch conference and Info days on the forthcoming Horizon Europe programme. Communications & visibility activities.