MCST-TUBITAK 2023 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 2023 Joint Call for R&I Proposals to support cooperation in Science, Technology, and Innovation in the following thematic areas:

  • PRIMA Programme Thematic fields (Water management, Sustainable Farming systems, Agro-food value chain)
  • Digital Technologies
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Health

Please visit the Call Text for more details.

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

Eligible undertakings (State Aid)  UPDATED 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) UPDATED 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 the complete submission documentation needs to be received by the 15th May 2023 (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,

Overall Detailed Budget Breakdown Form UPDATED

De minimis applications need to submit: Annex I,

GBER applications need to submit: Annex II (Annex II Guide), Annex III, Annex IVAnnex VGBER Budget Breakdown Form(This needs to be submit by 22nd May 2023 (23:59 CET))

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

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


An online informative session was held on 17th March 2023. Here below is the recorded session while the presentation can be downloaded from here.

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 / 0035623602152

MCST-TÜBİTAK 2023 Joint Call for R&I Proposals is part of the PRIMA Programme supported by the European Union.

This article was last updated on: April 13, 2023