Turkey joins Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

  • Turkey joins Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

 

 

  • Turkey will get full access to the European Union’s new seven year research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, under an agreement signed today in Istanbul.

 

 

  • The agreement granting association status to research entities from Turkey was signed by European Commission Director-General for Research and Innovation, Robert-Jan Smits, and Ahmet YĆ¼cel, Acting Undersecretary of Turkey’s Ministry for EU Affairs.

 

 

Turkey is the third EU partner country to become associated to Horizon 2020.

Read more: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-14-631_en.htm