Koç University President Umran S. İnan has announced on 11 April 2016 the third call for proposals for the Seed Research Fund program, which is open to the university faculty. In its first year in 2014, 16 out of 26 applications were supported; in 2015, 12 out of 21 proposals were funded. New research ideas from across all disciplines are invited. You can download the program document and proposal form below.

Submissions are due 6 May 2016 (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 2016.

The program will be managed by RPDTTD. 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.