Forging
innovation-focused
collaborations
across two nations

We stimulate and support R&D partnerships between businesses from the United Kingdom and Turkey to strengthen their innovation potential and deliver impactful socio-economic development and benefits in the Smart Cities, Health & Life Sciences, and Environmental Technology sectors.

Health &
Life Science
Technologies

Turkish Health & Life Sciences companies visited United Kingdom to form nascent partnerships in March 2019.

The list of companies here represent both the Turkish and British companies that are part of the T-DEB Project who established or are in the process of establishing their R&D partnerships.

Environmental
& Agricultural Technologies

Turkish Environmental Technologies companies came to United Kingdom on a Discovery Trip to meet potential UK partners in May 2019.

The list of companies here represent both the Turkish and British companies that are part of the T-DEB Project who established or are in the process of establishing their R&D partnerships.

Smart City
Technologies

Turkish Smart Cities companies were the last cohort to visit United Kingdom to forge R&D partnerships with UK companies and institutions in June 2019.

The list of companies here represent both the Turkish and British companies that are part of the T-DEB Project who established or are in the process of establishing their R&D partnerships.

T-DEB Partnerships

These are the research & development partnerships we helped T-DEB Companies establish so far. Click to see the detailed partnership pages and learn more about their unique solutions.

Joint Project Title

Innovative, non-invasive device for monitoring glaucoma

Partnership by

🇹🇷 Glakolens

🇬🇧 Northumbria University Newcastle

Joint Project Title

Sound analysing IoT network for smart city sensing

Partnership by

🇹🇷 Signalton Technology

🇬🇧 Cobalt Speech

Joint Project Title

Cultivation planning, monitoring and yield forecasting for agricultural enterprises

Partnership by

🇹🇷 Agrovisio

🇬🇧 Weather Logistics

Partnership
Development Process

We have come a long way in our two-year programme, T-DEB. After successfully delivering workshops in Turkey, Discovery Trips in the UK, and Partnership Acceleration between two countries, we are now preparing for our final showcasing event in March 2020. To learn more about the phases of our programme and what comes next, hover over the cards and explore.

Phase
1

Company Selection Workshops

 Turkey
April 2018
Sept 2018

Company Selection Workshops

Identification of innovation opportunities and challenges in Turkey & the selection of 45 innovative Turkish companies into the Innovate UK Newton Fund programme

Phase
2

UK Discovery Trips

 UK
Oct 2018
Aug 2019

UK Discovery 
Trips

Between March and July 2019 Newton Fund companies will visit the UK to explore collaborative R&D partnership opportunities in the UK

Phase
3

Capacity Development

We are here!
 Turkey
May 2019
Nov 2019

Capacity Development

Bespoke partnership accelerator programme in Turkey to support nascent R&D partnerships and UK companies site visits to Turkish Newton Fund partners

Phase
4

Showcasing

 UK
Nov 2019
Mar 2020

Showcasing

Most promising collaborative R&D partnerships present to financiers, grant makers and investors in London

Phase

1

Company Selection
Workshops

Identification of innovation opportunities and challenges in Turkey & the selection of 45 innovative Turkish companies into the Innovate UK Newton Fund programme

Turkey
April-Sept 2018

Phase

2

UK Discovery Trips

Between March and July 2019 Newton Fund companies will visit the UK to explore collaborative R&D partnership opportunities in the UK

UK
Oct 2018 - Aug 2019

Phase

3

Capacity Development

Bespoke partnership accelerator programme in Turkey to support nascent R&D partnerships and UK companies site visits to Turkish Newton Fund partners

Turkey
May - Oct 2019

Phase

4

Showcasing

Most promising collaborative R&D partnerships present to financiers, grant makers and investors in London

UK
Nov 2019
Mar 2020
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Why Turkey?

The strategic partnership signed by the UK and Turkish Prime Ministers in July 2010 cements the UK’s commitment to deepening the bilateral relationship.

Turkey has a dynamic workforce with population of nearly 80 million and it has the youngest and fastest-growing population in Europe with over 700,000 graduates per year.

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