Who Can Apply

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Turkish citizens, companies registered in Turkey, universities, public bodies and institutions, which have received application number for their patent applications to TURKPATENT or WIPO may benefit from the support program. However, representative offices and branches, of which legal and business center are abroad and which are residing in Turkey with a limited liability status in addition to foundations, associations and their economic enterprises may not apply to this program.

Support and Prize Limits

Real persons may benefit for up to 5 patent applications, whereas legal entities may benefit for up to 20 patent applications within a calendar year.

Only real persons, universities and SME’s may apply to the National Granted Patent Prize and International Granted Patent Prize schemes.

NOTE: Based on TÜBİTAK Board’s resolution in its 4th meeting dated 03.01.2019, prize and support schemes for national patent applications are closed.