The Chairmanship of the Eureka Network was taken over by Türkiye in July 2023 and will last a year until July 2024. It’s candidacy  was  approved by the High Level Group Meeting held in Belgium. Beforehand the Chairmanship was held by Portugal rom 1st July 2021 to 31st December 2022.

Among the main priorities of the Turkish Charmainship towards building bridges for global challenges are: impactful instruments, building a green and digital future, sustainability of Eureka, embrace the Globe.  

Ismail Dogan, Director of the Turkish Institute of Management Sciences, was appointed as the Eureka Chairship Chair during the Eureka General Assembly. 

About the Turkish Chairmanship

Actively operating in Eureka since its establishment, Türkiye previously held the Chairmanship of Eureka for two terms, in 1998-1999 and 2012-2013.

The Turkish Chairmanship will be carried out under the coordination of TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye). In this context, in November 2023, March 2024 and June 2024, three big meetings will be hosted by TÜBİTAK and the Global Innovation Summit will be held with the participation of companies from Eureka member countries.

More information here.