PRIMA Section 2 (2022) Results Announced!

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Within the framework of the PRIMA Program Section 2 launched in 2022, totally 25 projects will be funded. There are partners from Türkiye in 13 of these 25 projects. The list of these projects is given in the table below. Please click  for the list of all projects to be funded.




Coordinating Institution

Consortium Partners

PI in Turkey


Microbial resources for a sustainable olive oil system and a healthier Mediterranean food: from by-products to functional food

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Türkiye* , Germany, Spain, Italy, Morocco, Egypt

Prof. Dr. Esra Çapanoğlu Güven,

İstanbul Technical University


From edible sprouts to healthy food

National Research Council - CNR

Italy*, Germany, Crotia, Spain, Israel, Türkiye

Doç. Dr. Zafer Erbay,

Adana Alparslan Türkeş Science and Technology University


Innovative sustainable solutions for ready-to-eat traditional Mediterranean products and non-conventional healthy foods

University of Split

Crotia*, Spain, Italy, Morocco, Türkiye

Prof. Dr. Fatih Özoğul,

Çukurova University


Rescuing acorns as a Mediterranean traditional superfood


Portugal*, Algeria, Crotia, Spain, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, Türkiye

Dr. Canan Urhan

Beykent University


Promoting stakeholder adherence to Mediterranean Diet on Campus through menu interventions and social marketing strategies

Faculdade de Ciências da Nutrição e Alimentação da Universidade do Porto

Portugal*, Crotia, Türkiye

Doç. Dr. Derya Dikmen,

Hacettepe University


Future-proofing the Mediterranean agri-food chain through integrated and circular management of contaminant-safe water, nutrients and bioresources

Università di Napoli Federico II

Italy*,   France, Türkiye, Egypt

Prof. Dr. Erkan Şahinkaya,

İstanbul Medeniyet University


More on the adoption of a healthy Mediterranean diet

Universidad de Extremadura

Spain*,    Egypt, France, Italy, Portugal, Tunisia, Türkiye

Doç. Dr. Fatih Mehmet Yılmaz,

Aydın Adnan Menderes University


Effective farming practices to protect water resources in Mediterranean rice-based agroecosystems

Universitat de Girona

Spain*,  Egypt, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Türkiye

Mehmet Taşan,

Karadeniz Agricultural Research Institute (Samsun)


Innovative farm strategies that integrate sustainable N fertilization, water management and pest control to reduce water and soil pollution and salinization in the Mediterranean

University of Perugia

Italy*,  Germany, Southern Cyprus, Crotia, Spain, Israel, Türkiye

Dr. Gülçin Ece Aslan,

Akdeniz University


Alternative Biopesticides For Safe Integrated Pest And Water Management Around Mediterranean

Centre de Biotechnologie de Sfax

Tunisia*, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Lebanon, Türkiye

Zeynep Çeterez,

Biyans Biological Products R&D Company


Transition to Healthy Mediterranean Functional Food via Integrating Mushroom Beta-glucans and Proteins: Promoting Body Homeostasis After Stress-Related Health Problems.

City of Scientific Research and Technological Applications

Egypt*,   Italy, Portugal, Türkiye

Doç. Dr. Furkan Türker Sarıcaoğlu,

Bursa Technical University


From Tradition to Innovation: New Foods and Educational Toolkits for a Healthy and Sustainable Mediterranean Lifestyle

Università degli Studi di Camerino


Italy*,  Crotia, Spain, Portugal, Türkiye

Doç. Dr. Zafer Erbay,

Adana Alparslan Türkeş Science and Technology University


Valorization of olive stone by-product as a green source of innovative and healthy value-added products in the context of the circular bioeconomy and sustainability

Laboratory of Biodiversity and Valorization of Bioresources in Arid Zones, University of Gabes

Tunisia*, Spain, France, Italy, Malta, Morocco, Türkiye

Prof. Dr. Ebru Toksoy Öner,

Marmara University

* Coordinating Country


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