During today's meetings, authorities from the EU Commission will speak on the EU's policies regarding science and research. Turkey's TUBITAK delegation will explain what the current status of science and research is in Turkey.
It is expected that the "sweeping controls," which are to take place in 35 different categories, will themselves take nearly a year. While this is happening, categories which have been "swept" can enter into the official "accession talks" phase. The EU Commission has said that one or two categories will probably enter into talks before the year is out.