R&D and Design Centers
What is the R&D Center?
These are units that are established to perform R&D and innovation projects or order-based R&D and innovation activities, and especially carry out research and development activities domestically and employ at least 15 full-time equivalent R&D personnel along with sufficient R&D accumulation and ability; organized as a separate unit within the organizational structure of the capital companies that either their legal or business center is in Turkey including limited taxpayer institutions’ workplaces in Turkey.
What is Turquality?
TURQUALITY® is the first and only state supported branding program that has been created in order to support the companies, which have competitive advantage of our country and have high branding potential, to be a global player with their own brands in international markets and for the creation and placement of a positive image of Turkish goods through these brands by providing them managerial knowledge, institutionalization and development for all processes from production to marketing, sales to after sales services.
What are TUBITAK Projects?
TUBITAK supports academic and industrial R&D studies and innovations in line with national priorities and objectives. It determines the science and technology policies of our country and publishes to raise awareness in every segment of the society.
- 1501 Industrial R&D Projects Support Program
- 1507 SME R&D Initial Support Program
- 1509 International Industrial R&D Projects Support Program
- 1511 Research Technology Development and Innovation Projects in Priority Areas Support Program
- 1514 Venture Capital Support Program (Tech-InvesTR)
Development Agencies Supports
What are Development Agencies Supports?
By means of improving cooperation among public, private and non-governmental organizations and ensuring the efficient and effective use of resources and mobilizing local potential; these are the support programs created in order to accelerate regional development, ensure its sustainability and reduce inter-regional and intra-regional development disparities in line with the principles and policies envisaged in the national development plan and programs.
What are the Kosgeb Programs?
In order to support entrepreneurs financially and educationally, to increase the contribution of small and medium-sized enterprises to the economy; KOSGEB aims for SMEs:
- Increasing their shares and efficiencies
- Raising the levels of competition and strength
- Realising integration in the industry in accordance with economic and technological developments