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ENHANCING THE SCIENTIFIC CAPACITY OF TUBITAK MAM IN THE FIELD OF SMART ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGES

Objective

SMART4ENV aims to improve TUBITAK Marmara Research Center (TUBITAK MAM) R&I capacities to strengthen its scientific reputation, attractiveness and networking channels while stimulating scientific excellence in the field of Smart Environmental Solutions (SES) for climate change adaptation and mitigation of key applications for the Turkish economy within water, agriculture, and public health sectors. It will reinforce R&I and knowledge transfer capacity of TUBITAK MAM. The project will develop capacity building of permanent scientists, Early-Stage Researchers (ESR) training, enlarge cooperation between academia, industry, and stakeholders in Turkey with a general sustainable framework for research, international networking, mobility, and integration in the European Research Area (ERA). Strengthening the experience of the research staff of TUBITAK MAM, including a new generation of young scientists, will be developed through the cooperation with EU partners of established scientific excellence in the topics and demonstrated experience in economic impact and awareness raising and integration into national policies.

At scientific level, it is expected to enlarge the community of competitive prestigious researchers at TUBITAK MAM in SES, stronger and better-connected to a core of international and relevant R&I systems, supported by skilled R&I managers with their international networks. At social level, it is expected an improvement in environmental quality, public health, improved customer experience and communication, a better mitigation and adaptation to climate change because of new SES for intelligent, connected, and responsive environmental services and a sustainable use of water and resilient treatment systems with stable effluents quality. At an economic level, the project will contribute to the development of an innovative SES industry and the profitability of regional companies through new product development, process improvements, innovation support, and job creation.

Coordinator

TURKIYE BILIMSEL VE TEKNOLOJIK ARASTIRMA KURUMU
Net EU contribution
€ 706 375,00
Address
Ataturk Bulvari 221
06100 Ankara
Turkey

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Region
Batı Anadolu Ankara Ankara
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (4)

UNIVERSITA POLITECNICA DELLE MARCHE
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 251 750,00
Address
Piazza Roma 22
60121 Ancona

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Region
Centro (IT) Marche Ancona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDACIO UNIVERSITARIA BALMES
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 198 443,75
Address
Carrer Perot Rocaguinarda 17
08500 Vic Barcelona

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Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES LIMITED
Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 159 375,00
Address
Ducart Suite Castletroy Commercial Park Castletroy St Mary's Place
V94 Y6FD Limerick

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Ireland Southern Mid-West
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NORGES MILJO-OG BIOVITENSKAPLIGE UNIVERSITET
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 183 473,75
Address
Universitetstunet 3
1433 As

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Region
Norge Oslo og Viken Viken
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00