MCST-TUBITAK 2022 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 relaunching the MCST-TÜBİTAK 2022 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 16th May 2022 (23:59 CET).

Lead Malta-based applicants shall be required to submit a copy of the Joint Application Form and a National Administrative Form with the relevant annexes to on their own behalf, and if applicable on behalf of any other partners in the local consortium. Partner entities may choose to submit their own Annexes directly to MCST by the submission deadline.

Forms and annexes can be accessed through the following hyperlinks:

Joint Application Form,

National Administrative Form

Deminimis applications need to submit: Annex I,

GBER applications need to submit: Annex II (Annex II Guide), Annex IIIAnnex IVAnnex V,

Public entities (not Research and Knowledge Dissemination Organisations) need to submit: Annex VI,

Public Research and Knowledge Dissemination Organisations need to submit: Annex VII

Budget Breakdown Form: Annex VIII.

MCST-TÜBİTAK 2022 Joint Call for R&I Proposals is part of the PRIMA Programme supported by the European Union.


An online information event is going to be jointly organised on the 3rd of March 2022 at 10.00 (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 / 0035623602175

This article was last updated on: May 12, 2022