Within the scope of BIGG GARAJ Project, one of the TUBITAK BIGG programs carried out in cooperation with TOBB University of Economics and Technology (TOBB ETU), TürkTraktör, Hacettepe Teknokent Technology Transfer Center (TTM) and Konya Chamber of Commerce (KTO) Karatay University, R&D and innovation working on green technologies. Grant support will be provided for initiatives. According to the statement made by TOBB, within the framework of the BIGG GARAJ Green Growth Program, applications for the new term have started to be received for 450 thousand lira TUBITAK BIGG grant support. In the program, Türk Traktör mentors will work on technology, productivity and sustainability in agriculture, and digital solutions for farmers. Within the scope of the Green Reconciliation Action Plan, entrepreneur candidates who work on green technologies, want to develop their project that includes R&D and innovation, and want to establish their own company with a 100 percent non-refundable grant of 450 thousand lira, can apply for BIGG GARAJ by getting detailed information from “etugaraj.org”. .
About the program
BIGG Program is defined as a non-refundable grant support program opened by TUBITAK in order to support projects involving Technological R&D and Innovation. Technology-based entrepreneurship trainings, business plan creation and project writing trainings and all mentoring support provided within the scope of BIGG GARAJ Program are provided free of charge by TOBB ETU Technology Transfer Office (TTO)-GARAJ. More than 1000 entrepreneurs participated in the online entrepreneurship trainings organized by TOBB ETU Technology Transfer Office in more than 20 provinces as part of the BIGG GARAGE Program since 2015, and more than 500 entrepreneurs participated in the mentoring program, and 80 teams received 13.1 million TL non-refundable grants. entitled to support. Technology-based entrepreneurship trainings, business plan creation and project writing trainings and all mentoring support to be provided within the framework of the program will be provided free of charge by TOBB ETÜ TTO-GARAJ.
Who can apply?
BIGG GARAJ’s activities that will contribute to the regulation of climate change, carbon emissions and greenhouse gas emissions cover thematic areas such as clean and circular economy, clean, accessible and safe energy supply, sustainable agriculture from farm to fork and sustainable smart transportation. In order to apply for the grant support project, students or graduates of any associate, undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program, who have not received support within the scope of the Ministry of Industry and Technology Techno-enterprise Capital Support or the 2nd stage of the TÜBİTAK 1512 Program, as of the pre-application date must not be included in the partnership structure.