Black Sea CONNECT received an award as a success story!

Black Sea CONNECT, aimed at fostering collaboration and innovation in the Black Sea region, has received recognition for its achievements.

The coordinating organization of Black Sea CONNECT, METU (Middle East Technical University), was recently honored at an esteemed event organized by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye (TÜBİTAK). During this event, Türkiye’s participation in the Horizon Europe Program, a flagship research and innovation initiative of the European Union, was officially announced.

The METU Institute of Marine Sciences, as the coordinator of the Black Sea CONNECT and BRIDGE-BS projects, proudly received the prestigious award. This accolade acknowledges the institute’s outstanding contributions and noteworthy accomplishments in these initiatives. The recognition serves as a testament to the institute’s dedication and expertise in promoting scientific advancement and cooperation in the Black Sea region.