The High-Level Prioritization Group Meeting of the machinery manufacture sector was held on May 3rd, at the Headquarters Building of TUBITAK for identifying R&D capabilities and providing inputs for the identification of sub-technology subjects in which project calls will be opened by TUBITAK.
The High-Level Prioritization Group was composed of high-level executives of the sector’s umbrella institutions and non-governmental organizations, academicians who have concrete studies oriented to the sector, and high level executives of industry regarding a balance between the main research areas of the sector. Furthermore, high level representatives of the related Ministries were present at the meeting.
The machinery and manufacturing sector has been identified as one of the sectors in which Turkey has strong R&D and innovation capacity through the National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy (UBTYS) 2011-2016, which was prepared for reaching the targets of the year 2023.
Call based target-oriented support mechanisms and support programmes are the focal points of UBTYS 2011-2016. The meeting in the machinery and manufacturing sector is the fifth high-level prioritization meeting that is held to provide input to these support mechanisms.
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