Priorities of BOREN
1) Increasing the potential for a widespread boron usage and/or development technological solutions to provide competitive advantage for boron usage.
2) Development of new boron products, providing new application areas for current boron products or production of the current boron products in such a way to provide contribution of our country’s value chain.
3) Development of boron based technology and R&D for providing tangible economic benefit.
4) Determination of the effects of boron on the human health and environment.
Project Support System with Calls
For the Project Support System With Calls which is under the responsibility of Industrial Relationships Division; it was decided to announce project calls several times each year by publishing purpose, scope and timing on the corporate web site in order to ensure a proper selection of projects which are compatible with BOREN priorities and have a high potential for commercialization/economical value.
“Directive for Methods and Principles on Project Calls of BOREN”, directive for the methods and principles for issuing the project calls on the fields to be determined and the application, evaluation, monitoring and conclusion of the projects to be supported under the scope of the calls, was put into effect based on the priorities of the Institute and in consideration of the decisions of the Board of Managers.
Project calls issued by the Institute are published on the internet website of the Institute, and project applications out of the scope of the calls are not accepted. Applications can only be made for the projects in accordance with the information on the project calls.
Within the structure of the competence centres established under the collaborations of the Institute; sectoral-focused projects are develop and/or proposals are evaluated and supported without any limitation on schedule in accordance with the budget opportunities and under the supervision of the steering committees of the competence centres.
Under the collaboration programs established by the Institute (such as Agricultural Boron Research and Application Programme), project calls are issued in accordance with the needs of the project phases.
New projects are developed and/or proposals are evaluated and supported by the Institute in the Competence (R&D) Centre established within the structure of BOREN.
Who Can Apply
In accordance with the provision 5/1(a) of BOREN’s Regulation for Principles on Supporting Project, the project manager shall hold a Ph.D. degree or specialist degree in medicine for the projects proposed by the Universities, and the project manager shall have at least a four years of university education on the related field for the projects proposed by the public and private corporations.
In accordance with the provision 6/1 of Regulation for Methods and Principles on Project Calls of BOREN, under the scope of the project calls; real persons or employees of the corporations can make a project application in order to execute projects under the structure of public institutions and corporations, universities and private corporations provided that a commitment is given for the execution of the project under the relevant corporation.