Koç University President Umran S. İnan has announced on 21 January 2015 this year’s call for proposals for the Seed Research Fund program, which is open to the university faculty. Initiated for the first time in 2014, the program received 26 applications and the panel decided to support 16. Most of the projects began in July 2014 and are ongoing. New research ideas from across all disciplines are invited. You can download the program document and proposal form below.

Submissions are due 3 April 2015 (until 17:00). It is expected that panel evaluations will be complete and supported projects will be announced in May, and projects may begin as early as June 2015.

The program will be managed by RPDTTD again. If you have financial questions about your proposal, you can email Zeynep Neyza Akçabay (zakcabay@ku.edu.tr); other questions and proposal documents will be directed to Emrah Göker (egoker@ku.edu.tr) and Aşkım Demiryürek (ademiryurek@ku.edu.tr).

Please read the program rules carefully. We wish you success in your endeavors.