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Scope of Support

The BiGG + Mentor Interface Call was opened with the aim of supporting activities for the establishment and implementation of mentoring mechanisms to increase business development and innovation capacities of SMEs.

Scope of Support

Within the scope of 1501 TUBITAK Industrial R&D Projects Grant Program, within the framework of innovation definition; R&D projects are supported to produce a new product, to develop and improve an existing product, to raise the product quality or standard, or to develop new techniques and new technologies that reduce costs. The support rate for each period of the project is 75% with a fixed rate. The duration of the support is maximum thirty-six (36) months on a project basis.


Project Application and Evaluation Process

1) Call Announcement:

Call Announcement defines the subject of the call includes the application conditions such as the field of technology, the cooperation structure to realize the project, the project budget upper limit, the project duration upper limit and the project proposal application dates is published by TUBITAK on TEYDEB website.

2) New User Registration:

Scope of Support

The program provides funding for R&D projects aiming to;

  1. develop or upgrade new products
  2. develop new techniques to save the cost and/or increase the quality and standard of a product
  3. develop new production technologies


Scope of Support

  • In this Program, university – industry collaboration projects are supported in the form of grant for a maximum duration of 24 months.
  • Projects should involve a technology provider (university or public research institution) and a client (large firm or SME).
  • 60% to 75% of the project budget is funded by TUBİTAK. The remaining project budget is covered by the client, depending on its size. Client co-finance is 40% for large firms and 25% for SME's.
  • Project budget may consist of the following items:

Support Coverage

  • Program consists of two phases, namely “Institutional Capacity Building” and “Target Oriented Growth”.
  • The maximum duration of the support in both stages is 5 years. A technology transfer office may benefit from this Program for 10 years.
  • The budget upper limit for the Institutional Capacity Building Phase is 1.250.000 TL per year, and the budget cap for the Target Oriented Growth Phase is 1.750.000 TL per year.
  • Project budget may consist of the following items:


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