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The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) have decided to cooperate in a number of fields, including the environment and transport. The forthcoming signature of a memorandum of understanding between the two institutes was announced at a meeting in the context of the high-level dialogue on scientific cooperation between the EU and Turkey, held on 28 February in Istanbul, which included the participation of the JRC's Deputy Director-General Vladimir Sucha and TUBITAK President Yucel Altunbasak.

Cooperation between the two institutes is expected to focus on the following areas: energy and clean transport, environment and climate change, agriculture and food security, health and consumer protection, information society and cyber security, and crisis and hazard management. The memorandum of understanding provides for the promotion...

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