1003 - Primary Subjects R&D Funding Program

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General Information about the Program

  • The purpose of the program
    • The purpose of the program is to support and to coordinate national R&D projects which are result oriented, have traceable targets and observe the dynamics of related scientific and technological fields within the scope of National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy.
  • In order to be a principal investigator
    • If he/she works at a university, he/she must hold a PhD degree or to be an expert in medicine (including researchers who works in research hospitals),
    • If he/she works at a public or private institution, he/she must complete undergraduate education.
    • In order to be a principal investigator, one should allocate at least 40 % of his/her weekly working hours.
  • In order to be a researcher
    • If he/she works at a university, he/she must hold a PhD degree or to be an expert in medicine (including researchers who works in research hospitals),
    • If he/she works at a public or private institution, he/she must complete undergraduate education.
    • One should allocate at least 10 % of his/her weekly working hours to a project under the program.
  • Project Duration
    • Small scale projects are funded up to 24 months, medium and large scale projects are supported up to 36 months.
  • Project Budget
    • The total acceptable budget under the program is up to 500.000 TL for small scale projects, between 500.000 TL and 1.000.000 TL for medium scale projects and between 1.000.000 TL and 2.500.000 TL for large scale projects respectively.
  • Scholarship, Service procurement and equipment expenses
    • The upper limit of the requested support for scholarships, service procurements and equipment is decided by TUBİTAK Presidency under the program and specified in the project call announcements.
  • Travel Expenses
    • Upper limit for the expenses which cover to attend to a national or international scientific meeting or field work in a project budget is the same as ARDEB 1001 Program for small scale projects, two fold for medium scale projects and there fold for large scale projects under the program.
  • Dissemination Expenses
    • Upper limit for the activity (meetings, workshops etc.) expenses which cover to disseminate the results of a project in a budget is 30.000 TL.
  • Project Promotion Bonus for Researchers
    • 2500 TL per month is for the head of consortium’s principal investigators.
    • 2000 TL per month is for principal investigator.
    • 1000 TL per month is for researchers.
    • 1000 TL per month is for advisors.

Application Process

  • Twice a year (in the last week of April and September each year)
  • Project applications can be electronically submitted by the following link: http://ardeb-pbs.tubitak.gov.tr
  • Please follow the link below for the program forms and documents which will be used during the application process.

Monitoring Process

Program Rules

Help

  • For information and questions about the program please log into http://forum.tubitak.gov.tr or call the number below:
    • TÜBİTAK Call Center:
      • Domestic researchers: 444 66 90
      • International researchers: +90 312 444 66 90