Fatih Municipality is realizing technology-based innovative projects with Innovative Projects Development Center (YEPGEM) to provide entrepreneurial minds with the necessary environment and support.
Mayor of Fatih, Mustafa Demir made a speech in the promotional launch of the projects held with the participation of Mehmet Müezzinoğlu, Minister of Labour and Social Security, and said, “Our primary goal here is to ensure that such studies, which will contribute to the transformation and development of the country, are not forgotten in the dusty pages of history, and to pave the way for these minds, these entrepreneurial minds, and to provide the necessary environment.”
Technology-based innovative projects are being realized with the Innovative Projects Development Center (YEPGEM), put into practice under the leadership of Fatih Municipality. Within the scope of the project including over 100 applications, 30 projects evaluated by Fatih Municipality will be evaluated by the project supporters within the frame of YEPGEM, and steps will be taken for their production and for their transformation into product.
Mehmet Müezzinoğlu Minister of Labour and Social Security, Mayor of Fatih Mustafa Demir, Erdal Bahçıvan President of Istanbul Chamber of Industry, İlhan Soylu BTM Board Member on behalf of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, Prof. Dr. Sedat Murat Vice Rector of Istanbul University, Mustafa Aydın Kadir Has University Rector, Turgut Boz Deputy Manager of the Turkish Economy Bank, and Mehmet Büyükekşi President of Turkish Exporters Assembly participated in the promotional launch of the projects hosted by Fatih Municipality.
“Our goal is the realization of these dreams”
Mayor of Fatih Mustafa Demir emphasized that entrepreneurial minds should be supported by stating that their aim is to achieve the dreams that will contribute to the country. In his speech, Mayor Demir said, “Our primary goal here is to ensure that such studies, which will contribute to the transformation and development of the country, are not forgotten in the dusty pages of history, and to pave the way for these minds, these entrepreneurial minds, and to provide the necessary environment, and to achieve the dreams that can be realized in the future and will contribute to the country. Our primary goal is to bring together and support the necessary institutions and organizations for the realization of these dreams”.
“Projects will be followed by TUBITAK”
These projects evaluated under the framework of YEPGEM will be directed to the project supporters. The project that requires laboratory work will be followed by universities and TUBITAK. Then, fund support and production support will also be provided when they are needed. After productization, evaluation in the field of trade and industry will be performed. Thus, a study produced by and inventor will have reached its end user. Here, the inventions of the inventors will have been realized as a value that has reached the end user thanks to the YEPGEM’s guidance and ownership of the projects. It can also be considered as a center where the dreams are transformed into reality.
In the project under the guidance of Fatih Municipality, solution partners are Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, Istanbul Chamber of Industry, TUBITAK, Istanbul University, Kadir Has University, Turkish Economy Bank.