AiF Projekt GmbH
(ZIM project management agency for BMWK)

Tschaikowskistraße 49
13156 Berlin, Germany

Contact Person

Ms. K. Melike Ergün

Phone: +90-312-298 1799

Email: melike.sevimli@tubitak.gov.tr

Website: www.tubitak.gov.tr/en


Aim of programme

  • To improve the innovation capacity and the capability of SMEs at an international level
  • To establish cooperation between RTOs and SMEs

Funding Conditions

The following funding criteria apply to proposals with Turkish partners in the consortium:

  • The participants must abide by the 1071 Programme – Support Programme for Increasing Capacity to Benefit from International Research Funds and Participation in International R&D Cooperation rules and submit their proposals accordingly. Please refer to the details indicated at the TUBITAK web site (in Turkish).
  • Submission of a proposal at the national level with TUBITAK is also mandatory: uidb-pbs.tubitak.gov.tr . Please note that proposals must be signed electronically according to the national rules (PDF). This is in addition to the “IraSME Application Form”, which has to be submitted by e-mail to info@ira-sme.net.
  • The participation of RTOs is strongly recommended and preferred.
  • Funding ratio: RTOs up to 100%, small and medium enterprises up to 75% and large enterprises up to 60% of total costs.
  • Project budget cannot exceed 2 million TL. Project incentive bonus and overheads are paid in addition for RTOs.
  • Eligible costs include equipment, consumables, personnel costs, travel, consultancy and service procurement.
  • Projects can be funded for a duration of up to 3 years.


  • Please refer to the details indicated on the TUBITAK web site and the national rules (in Turkish).



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