Gazi University-EKTAM received 2.39 Million Euro grant support from the COFUND Program within the scope of the Horizon 2020 Program.This program's national coordination is carried by TÜBİTAK.
"Marie Sklodowska-Curie Scholarships" under the Scientific Excellence component of the Horizon 2020 Program, Gazi University-EKTAM will be supported from the applications made within the scope of the Contribution Fund to Scholarship Programs (COFUND), has been awarded by the European Commission with 2.39 Million Euros.
The support received from the COFUND Program has been brought to Turkey with the initiatives of the Additive Manufacturing Technologies Application and Research Center (EKTAM), which was established at Gazi University and is a National Center of Excellence for Additive Manufacturing.Researches to be carried out within the scope of the project, will be carried out by EKTAM.
This program, which will take place in the field of Advanced Materials and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, will offer an interdisciplinary, inter-sectoral and international doctoral training program of excellence in all aspects of advanced manufacturing and advanced materials, with a focus on additive manufacturing and related technologies. Scholars will receive a high-level education program that will develop their research and personal skills, offering them new career perspectives and opportunity.
Gazi University-EKTAM as the coordinator of this project (A2M2TECH), has achieved success being the first supported universities in Turkey in this program.
METU, ITU and IYTE also took part in the project as an auxiliary organization. 22 doctoral students will conduct their study in the field of Advanced Materials and Advanced Manufacturing Technology under the project and will also have an oppurtunity to corporate with TAI (TURKEY), ERMAKSAN Inc. (TURKEY), teknohab Inc. (TURKEY), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) (SPAIN), FIT Additive Manufacturing Group (Germany), University of Southern Denmark (SDU) (Denmark).
The list of funded projects : https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/cofund-recipients-2020_en