1511- TUBITAK Priority Areas Research Technology Development and Innovation PDP


It is to support the R&D and innovative projects of the institutions in Turkey that create added value focused on target and needs and have traceable results by calling for national priority areas.

Who Can Apply?

All capital companies in Turkey that meet the conditions specified in the Implementation Principles of Priority Areas R&D Projects Support Program and create added value at the firm level can apply for projects.

Project Duration

The project duration is stated in the Call Announcement.

Project budget

  • The subject and content of the projects to be supported under this program and the conditions regarding the application will be specified in the call announcement.
  • In the program, the support rate will be 60% for large-scale organizations and 75% for SMEs to set project limits on the call announcement,
  • 10% of the accepted budget will be added to support coverage as a general expense payment.

Supported Expenses Items:

a) Personnel expenses,

b) The travel expenses of the project personnel within the scope of the project; Intercity and international economy class transportation expenses by plane, train, bus, ship,

c) Tools, equipment, software, and broadcast purchase expenses,

d) Material and consumable expenses,

e) Domestic and international consultancy service and other service purchase expenses

f) R&D service expenses incurred by universities in Turkey, R&D units affiliated to TUBITAK, private sector R&D institutions and similar R&D institutions and organizations,

g) To carry out the R&D activities of the project; support personnel, electricity, water, gas, maintenance-repair, communication, etc.

Application Dates

Application dates are specified in the Call Announcement.

For detailed information about the program, click here.