TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) committed ~1,5 M Euro for the EJP RD 2020 Call to support the research partners from Turkey in the funded projects. In order to facilitate international collaborations for the EJP RD JTC2020 Call, together with Sabancı University, TUBITAK is organizing a Rare Diseases Research Info Day and International Networking Event on 7 November 2019, in Istanbul, at Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center (SUNUM).

So, if you are interested in the 2020 Call of European Joint Programme on Rare Disease (EJP RD) and you would you like to connect with potential partners from Turkish academia and industry, then the “Info Day and Brokerage event” will help you start building your consortium for the upcoming EJP RD calls that will open in December 2019.

Why participate? 

  • Get information on the upcoming call of EJP-RD
  • Present your ideas
  • Meet  potential partners and start building your consortium!

The morning session will be the Information Day ending with Flash Presentations. The afternoon session will be consisted of B2B meetings.

Travel grants

Limited funding for the networking event is available ONLY for:

  • The Principal Investigators who would be eligible and participate at the EJP RD 2020 Call as partners
  • The international participants based in one of the EJP RD member states other than Turkey

The grant is enough to cover the economy class flight ticket to İstanbul, and 100 TL of daily for the accommodation costs. Requests for such support should be detailed and fully justified when registering. Applications should be sent to event organizers by e-mail, first arrived the first served



7  November 2019.

Istanbul, Turkey.

Registration closes on 5 November!!!