Innovation and research - Türkiye

Innovation and research

Finding solutions together

Are you interested in innovative developments and associated trends in the Netherlands? Are you interested in acquiring new international R&D contacts? The Innovation Attaché Network identifies R&D opportunities and can help establish innovative partnerships between the Netherlands and Türkiye.

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Innovative focus areas

Highly innovative sectors in Türkiye are:

  • High-tech systems and materials (HTSM): advanced materials, bio- and nanotechnology, human capital, smart and green transport and mobility
  • Special Artificial Intelligence in Health
  • Smart industry: smart factories, cybersecurity
  • Circular economy: in the agri-food and textile sectors
  • Agri-food.

Innovation attaché in Türkiye

The innovation attaché in Türkiye is based at the consulate-general in Istanbul and focuses on:

  •  linking Dutch knowledge about smart and green transport to Istanbul’s transport challenges;
  • identifying developments in circular economy in Türkiye and linking these to Dutch expertise;
  • organising activities in the area of nanotechnology, to investigate how Dutch and Turkish know-how in this area can be mutually supportive;
  • opening up the Dutch innovation ecosystem for Turkish businesses, jointly with the NFIA.


For more information about innovative developments and opportunities for collaboration, contact us:
Tel.: +90 530 844 2810
Twitter: @IATurkije

E-mail: Questions via the contact form