MCST-TUBITAK 2024 Joint Call for R&I Proposals

The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) launched the 4th MCST-TÜBİTAK 2024 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 2024 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 Regulation) 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 Regulation) 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 14th June 2024 (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.

The corresponding Annexes that need to be submitted whenever relevant could be downloaded for the MCST Resource Page.


MCST has organised an online information session on the 17th April 2024 for Malta-based stakeholders, where an overview of the Joint Call, National Rules, Submission Documents, and Partner Search have been shared.

Please find recording of this session here:

For any queries, feel free to contact MCST at or call +356 23602175-23602152.

MCST-TÜBİTAK 2024 Joint Call for R&I Proposals is part of the PRIMA Programme supported by the European Union.

This article was last updated on: June 4, 2024