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Online 1.12.2023

Info webinar about joint call for Finnish-Turkish collaborative R&D projects

Time: 09.00-10.00 Finnish time / 10.00-11.00 Turkish time


Further Information

Nilufer Alapinar
Senior Advisor
nilufer.alapinar (at)


Pelin Gokcek
Senior Advisor
pelin.gokcek (at)

Join us to learn about the joint R&D funding call for Finnish-Turkish collaborative projects in sustainable production methods in automotive and textile industries. Warmly welcome to this info webinar!

Business Finland and TÜBİTAK have jointly opened this call to support research and development collaboration between Finland and Türkiye. The purpose of the webinar is to:

  • Communicate the funding call
  • Tell how Business Finland and Tubitak are helping companies and researches to engage with each other
  • Talk about the application process and criteria
  • Give the companies a possibility to ask questions
  • Communicate a few case-examples

Business Finland can fund Finnish organizations taking part in consortia participating in this call. The applications must meet the national funding criteria of Business Finland (Funding terms and conditions).

Read more about the joint call here

The webinar is moderated by Nilufer Alapinar and Pelin Gokcek, Senior Advisors, Business Finland Türkiye. The event is held in English. 


09.00-09.05 Opening words by Nilufer Alapinar and Pelin Gokcek
09.05-09.15 Why joint R&D funding call is launched for Automotive and Textile Industry by Marika Ollaranta and Toni Mattila, Business Finland
09.15-09.35 Path to the funded projects by Ilmari Absetz, Business Finland and Teslime Gürel, Tübitak
09.35-09.45 How Business Finland and Tübitak are helping the companies with finding the projects and collaboration parties
09-45-09.50 Case example: call for collaboration
09.50-10.00 Q&A
10.00 End of the webinar