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Industry & Local Partners Haktan Ak覺n Deputy Secretary General Istanbul Chamber of Industry

襤stanbul, June 5th, 2012

Agenda •  Organised Industrial Parks •  Development Agencies •  Industry – University Partnership

Organised Industrial Parks •  • 

Objective : To locate and develop the industry through a prepared plan Benefits –  –  –  –  – 

Rational use of resources Healthy growth of the city Minimizing the environmetal effects of industry Self management of industry Ease of procedures for the industrialists

Organised Industrial Parks • 

Procedure –  –  –  –  –  –  – 

City plan is prepared by the municipality Rules and regulations are set by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology Municipality, chambers or industrial associations may apply to the governorship for an industrial park Governorship of the city evaluates and ministry approves the application Entrepreneurs committee is established under the leadership of the governor Entrepreneurs committee is responsible for the infrastructure, allocating the parcels and act as onestop-shop for the industrialists Entrepereneurs committee remains in charge until the 2/3 of the park is completed and in production

Organised Industrial Parks • 

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256 organised industrial parks in Turkey 34 sector specific parks 8 industrial parks in Istanbul

Development Agencies • 

Objective : To support local development in line with the central development plans via public-private-partnership Established by law Board of Directors

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Governor Mayor Chairman of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry Chairman of the Turkish Exporters Assembly Chairman of the Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists Chairman of the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen’s Association

Development Committee

Development Agencies • 

Duties and activities –  Coordinates local government branches, municipalities, NGOs –  Prepares regional plans in line with the central and local policies and strategies –  Provides technical and financial support to local projects –  Encourages investment to the city via Investment Support Office

Development Agencies • 

Project support –  –  – 


Call for proposals Subjects must be compatible with the regional development plan Government offices, NGOs and private institutions may apply

Finance –  –  –  – 

Funds from the central budget Contribution of the governsorship, municipality and chambers EU funds Activity revenues

Industry – University Partnership •  •  • 


Universities are the centers for the scientific progress Industry requires new technologies to compete and develop Universities have to transform theory to practice in order to contribute to the development of industry and the society Industry – University partnership is essential

Ratio of R&D Expenditures to GDP (%) 0.90











0.50 0.40



0.52 0.48


0.30 0.20 0.10 2000












Target for 2023 : %3 Data Source: TURKSTAT

Technology Intensity in Manufacturing

Data Source: TURKSTAT, OECD STAN Database

Industry – University Partnership Models in Turkey • 

Project based government supported programs –  Project supports –  Thesis Support Programs •  • 

Conducted by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology Provides support to commercialize the scientific studies in universities

–  Establishment of national, international cooperation networks –  Project markets

Industry – University Partnership Models in Turkey • 

Institutional Cooperations – 

Technoparks •  •  •  •  • 


43 technoparks 1.771 companies 7.927 completed projects 540 million $ export Chambers may be founder and/or partner of the commercial company running these technoparks

Technology Development Centers • 


Provides technical, financial support and allocates office especially to the SMEs

University-Industry Joint Research Centers • 


6 centers in Turkey focused on ceramic, textile, automotive , advanced manufacturing and biomedical

Contract Based Programs Conducted by the Universities •  •  • 

Contracted projects Continuous Education Centers Career Programs

Industry – University Partnership Models in Turkey • 

Cooperation Service Centers in Universities •  • 

Provides service to facilitate university-industry cooperation Technology Transfer Offices

Industry-University Pertnership Projects at Istanbul Chamber of Industry

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Industrial Design Project for SMEs Undergraduate Final Projects Master / Doctorate Thesis Support Program Sectoral Cooperation Projects (Textile, Food) Industry-University Cooperation Center & EPlatform

Thank you‌

Industry and Local Partners  
Industry and Local Partners  

Development Agencies, Organized Industrial Parks,