MCST-TUBITAK 2021 Joint Call for R&I Proposals


The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) are launching a new bilateral call entitled MCST-TÜBİTAK 2021 Joint Call for R&I Proposals to support cooperation in Science, Technology, and Innovation in the following thematic areas:

  • Thematic Area 1: Water Management
  • Thematic Area 2: Sustainable Farming Systems
  • Thematic Area 3: Agro-food Value Chain

Please visit the Call Text for more details.

 Malta-based entities and Turkey-based entities are invited to jointly apply for funding to undertake a R&I project in these thematic areas.

Eligible undertakings (State Aid) as well as Public entities and Public Research & Knowledge Dissemination organisations that do not carry out an economic activity within the meaning of Article 107 TFEU (Non-State Aid) can request up to EUR 100,000 per project proposal and will need to adhere to the National Rules for Participation. These can be accessed through the relevant hyperlink.

This Call involves a one-stage submission process and submissions are to be received by the 17th June 2021 (23:59 CET).

Each national applicant shall be required to submit a copy of the Joint Application Form and a National Administrative Form with the relevant annexes to These can be accessed through the following hyperlinks: Joint Application Form, National Administrative Form, Annex I, Annex II (Annex II Guide), Annex III, Annex IV, Annex V, Annex VI and Annex VII. (Please click on the below link to download the attachments).


 An online information event is going to be jointly organised on the 9th March 2021 at 13.00 (CET). Interested Malta-based and Turkey-based entities are encouraged to register for this event here to learn more about the Call and about partner searching. The agenda and Zoom link will be directly sent to registrants.

For more information on the Online Event and/or for assistance with the Call Documentation, please contact the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) on / (00356) 23602175

MCST-TÜBİTAK 2021 Joint Call for R&I Proposals is part of the PRIMA Programme supported by the European Union.

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Call Deadline: 
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Further Information:
External Link