Joint Call Between TÜBİTAK and SRNSF is Open

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The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF)

The Call is open between 20th June 2016 and 23th September 2016.


In the framework of the Protocol on Cooperation in Science and Technology between The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) and The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF), TÜBİTAK and SRNSF invite Universities, Research Centers and Institutes to submit joint proposals for R&D projects.


  • The partners should come to an agreement with each other using their own means of communication and jointly develop and complete their project proposal before submitting it to TÜBİTAK and SRNSF. TÜBİTAK and the SRNSF do not match the collaborating partners.
  • The proposals should be prepared in English.
  • Project proposals must provide detailed information on the objectives and justification of the planned joint research work, the methodology to be followed, the composition of each research team and the intended time schedule.
  • The relevant application forms (distributed by TÜBİTAK and SRNSF) which are approved the by the heads of institutions of the project co-directors should be duly filled and submitted by the Turkish scientists to TÜBİTAK and by the Georgian scientists to SRNSF for evaluation and approval.
  • Curricula vitae of both research teams should be attached.
  • The duration of the projects should not exceed two years and the total duration of visits in one direction of a project should not be more than two months a year.
  • The call for proposals will be announced on 20th June 2016 and the deadline for submission is 23th September 2016.
  • The present call for proposals and the required information for Turkish side about the application procedure are available on the online application system:
  • The present call for proposals and the application forms for the Georgian side are available from the SRNSF web site at the address
  • The applications for Turkish side are only accepted via online application system. After completion of the online application procedure, Turkish scientists must submit the required signed documents to:

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
International Cooperation Department

            Address:         YÖK Binası B-5 Blok
                                    06539, Bilkent
                                    Ankara, Turkey
            Tel:                  + 90 312 298 94 44
            Fax:                 + 90 312 427 74 83

The Georgian scientists must submit one hard copy and electronic copy to:

The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF)

            Address : 1 Aleksidze Str. Tbilisi, 0193, Georgia
            Tel:            +995 32 2 200 220

  • Submission of proposals by fax will not be accepted.


  • Only jointly submitted proposals will be eligible for evaluation.
  • The proposals will be independently evaluated and approved by TÜBİTAK and SRNSF following their own rules and regulations.
  • Only the project proposals, which are approved by TÜBİTAK and SRNSF will be supported.



  • The costs of exchange of experts, scientists and other specialists will be covered on the following basis:
    • The sending Party will meet all related costs connected with travel, lodging and allowances according to their own regulations.
    • The sending Party shall be responsible for the emergency health insurance of its scientists.
  • Funding of Joint Research and Development Projects may cover expenses for exchange and research and will be made in compliance with the internal rules and regulations of the Parties. It is desirable but not essential to fund the two sides equally.
21.06.2016 Uluslararası, İkili İşbirliği Destekleri, 2555