The aim of the call is to intensify cooperation between Turkish and Qatari participants in science and industry by means of Academia and Industry Cooperation. The theme of the third cycle is ‘Smart Citites’.
“Academia-Industry Cooperation Projects” are R&D projects, which require the participation of at least one Turkish research institution/university/training and research hospitals and one Qatari research institution/university as well as at least one Turkish commercial company and one Qatari commercial company or research end-user.
QNRF funds up to US $250 thousand per project per year for the Qatar-based team. The proposal duration is up to 3 years. TÜBITAK funds up to 4 Million Turkish Liras (excl. overhead and Project Incentive Premium (PIP) ) per project.
Responsiveness to Challenges
The research priority areas of this call are
- Smart Energy
- Smart Environment
- Smart Healthcare
- Smart Logistics
- Smart Security
- Smart Sports
- Smart Transportantion
The funding is intended to enable foundations to be laid for a lasting R&D innovation partnership. It is intended that innovative potential in areas of shared expertise and competence will be further developed so that a contribution can be made to tackling societal challenges by working to solve common issues.