NEWS IN CATEGORY: Ongoing Projects


02 Jan 2020

PLANET TURKEY with the other POP MACHINA Turkish partners contributed to the successful organization of the POP MACHINA launching event on the 28.11.2019 in Istanbul in the Fatih Ali Emiri Culture Center with the participation of more 100 representatives from the Scientific Community, Industry, Policy Makers and District Municipalities. The main objective of the event was to announce the aim of the project, the expected results and promoting dialogue with possible stakeholders.

The opening speech was given by the Deputy Minister …

News for POP-MACHINA: A HORIZON 2020 Project

18 Nov 2019


Plenary Consortium Meeting
PLANET TURKEY participated in the plenary Consortium meeting of the POP MACHINA project in Venlo Netherlands on the 7 and 8 of November.
The general strategy and methodology for mobilizing the makers communities were agreed and the planning of the Cities’ Communities launching workshops.
Dissemination Event in Istanbul 28 November 2019
PLANET Turkey is preparing together with the other partners the first presentation to the authorities, the press and the general public of the POP MACHINA project objectives and …

PLANET TURKEY as a Consortium Partner in ETHICS Project

18 Nov 2019

PLANET TURKEY has begun to implement the “Technical Assistance for Increasing Ethical Awareness among Elected and Non-Elected Local Government Officials” as a consortium partner.

The overall objective of the Project is “to contribute efforts on embedding ethics and combatting corruption at local administrations in accordance with priorities set in the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) II Indicative Strategy Paper for Turkey along with European Standards”.
In that respect, the purpose of the Project is also “to promote an ethical culture and minimize …

PLANET TURKEY as a Consortium Partner in COSME Project

18 Nov 2019

PLANET TURKEY has begun to implement the “Technical Assistance for Enhancing Coordination and Promotion of the COSME Programme and Capacity Building for SME Support Infrastructure” as a consortium partner.
The COSME program is the big European initiative for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises aiming at improving the access to finance for SMEs. It is a Union Program developed by the EU considering the importance of SMEs in achieving the objectives of the 2020 Strategy for the revitalization …

A new Project for PLANET TURKEY

08 Oct 2019

PLANET TURKEY participates as the organization responsible to support the pilot application in Istanbul in the POP-MACHINA Project

POP MACHINA – Collaborative production for the circular economy; a community approach- is a big -10.000.000 Euros – European Project of the H2020 Research and Innovation Programme with 23 partners from all over Europe. The coordinator is the Catholic University of Leuven from Belgium.
The Project addresses the Societal Challenge “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency, and raw materials” that started on the 1st of June …