Office of Sponsored Projects (PDO)

Priority of the Office of Sponsored Projects (PDO) is to support researchers in proposal submission processes providing legal and financial information and documents. In the proposal submission and negotiation phase, the required documentation such as forms and other supporting documents are provided by this office. 

Aiming to increase Horizon2020 participation and awareness, PDO facilitates access to open and forthcoming calls and events of the Horizon 2020 Programme. Furthermore, PDO team organizes Research Info Days to generate platforms where ODTÜ researchers have the opportunity to meet TÜBİTAK experts (National Contact Points for EU projects) as well as experienced ODTÜ researchers and they are informed about research opportunities. In order to provide project writing training, the Project Support Office also organizes workshops. 

PDO team is responsible for the management of proposal submission procedures and the control of Grant / Consortium agreements providing access to legal consultancy when necessary. Project documents which require the signature of the legal representatives are also processed by this office.

The office also provides guidence on and facilitates applications for Budget Opening Form, VAT Exemption Certificate and reporting of the purchasing made with VAT Exemption Certificate.

For further information, please refer to PDO's website.