R&D is the innovative activities carried out on a systematic basis with the aim of increasing scientific and technical know-how and the use of the resulting know-how in new applications (products, processes). Innovation, on the other hand, refers to a series of scientific, technological, financial and commercial activities aimed at transforming an idea into an improved, enhanced or new and saleable product or process.
The program aims to support project-based research, technology development and innovation activities submitted by Turkish institutions to the instruments under EUREKA (EUREKA Cluster, EUREKA Network, etc.). All organizations participating in the EUREKA program, based in Turkey and creating added value at company level can benefit from this program.
The aim of the program is to increase the technical competence and know-how in our country, to provide access to international technology accumulation and technology transfer, to internalize the acquired technological knowledge and experience within the organization, to be an accelerating and guiding factor in the development of original technologies and to contribute to the participation of organizations in international markets.