Within the scope of the COSME Program, the Internationalization of Clusters Call for Proposals training, held under the national coordination of KOSGEB, was held on 13-14 October 2020 with the intense interest of public institutions, universities, business world and civil society representatives.
The training program was held by KOSGEB Head of Department Mr. Selim Serkan started with the opening speeches of ERCAN. In the opening speech of ERCAN; Turkey as the beneficiary of the success of the program takes place, he highlighted the importance of clusters and the cluster program. ERCAN wished the participants success by mentioning the importance of COSME application processes and consortium formation in the cluster focus of education. Delivering his speeches afterwards, General Manager of Financial Cooperation and Project Implementation of the Directorate for EU Affairs Mr. Bülent ÖZCAN on the other hand; He pointed out that they evaluated the calls very well with KOSGEB during the pandemic process and the success of the COSME Program in this process. The training program, which started with the COSME Program presentation by EU Coordination Manager Pınar IŞIN, continued with the presentations of the instructor Yeliz Çuvalcı.
With the call for proposals, which is trained for two days, it is aimed to fund projects from our country, to increase and strengthen cooperation between clusters and business networks.