The Digital Europe Programme is a new financing programme with a total budget of 7,5 billion € that will be implemented by the EU in the 2021-2027 period, focusing on building strategic digital capacities across Europe and expanding the use of digital technologies.

Türkiye’s Participation in the Programme

Negotiations between Türkiye and the European Commission has been completed and the association agreement is expected to be signed soon. The national coordination of the programme is carried out by the Presidency Digital Transformation Office and the Ministry of Industry and Technology in Türkiye. Türkiye is expected to participate in programme as of 2023.

Targets of the Programme

Supporting and accelerating the digital transformation of the European economy, industry and society,

Enabling EU citizens, public institutions and businesses to benefit from digital transformation.

Ensuring the competitiveness of the EU in the global digital economy.

Reducing the EU's external dependence on digital technologies and infrastructures and ensuring its strategic autonomy,

Supporting the usage of digital technologies widely within all parts of the Union.

Priority Areas for the Programme

Within the scope of the program, the establishment of critical digital infrastructures in the fields of High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Cyber Security and the development of strategically important innovative digital technologies will be supported. In the second stage, it is aimed to make the established infrastructures and digital technologies accessible to SMEs, public institutions and citizens and to expand their use. In this context, five specific objectives have been determined:

Specific Objective 1: High Performance Computing
Specific Objective 2:  Artificial Intelligence
Specific Objective 3: Cybersecurity and Trust
Specific Objective 4:  Advanced Digital Skills
Specific Objective 5:  Deployment, Best Use of Digital Capacity and Interoperability

Would you like to learn more?

Digital Europe Programme Regulation for the period 2021-2027

Click here to access the file of Frequently Asked Questions about the Programme.

Click here. for Digital Europe work programmes.

To access the Digital Europe Programme open calls, you can visit the Funds and Tenders Portal web-site.

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Dijital Avrupa Programı programa katılım müzakereleri devam etmektedir. Ancak 2023 yılında sözleşmesi imzalanan çağrılara katılım sağlanabilecektir.