International Entrepreneurship center from Teknopark Istanbul
Teknopark Istanbul, of which Istanbul Commerce University is the founding partner, opened the 10 thousand square meter venture center that it built for Cube Incubation, which will strengthen the Turkish entrepreneurial ecosystem in the international arena.
President of Presidency of Defense Industry Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatih Kacır, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO) President and Teknopark Istanbul Deputy Chairman Şekib Avdagiç, Teknopark Istanbul Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Metin Yerebakan, Teknopark Istanbul General Manager Bilal Topçu who are important players of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and attended to the opening of the Teknopark which has over 100M TL investment.
The new center is preparing to host groups of more than 250 entrepreneurs with high added value, contributing to the country’s economy and focusing on opening up to the world from Istanbul. Focusing on entrepreneurs in the fields of deep technology, cyber security and health, the center is preparing to offer the infrastructure and support needed by the Turkish entrepreneurial ecosystem with its clean rooms, wet and dry laboratories, assembly workshop and cyber security laboratory.
Istanbul Commerce University will also support the enterprise center with the Department of Cyber Security, Continuing Education Center, Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and Master’s and Doctorate programs.
Focuses on accelerating business processes of entrepreneurs
Cube Incubation, which will continue its work on the “Deeptech.ist” project in its new center, focuses on accelerating the business processes of entrepreneurs by moving Boostcube offices to the new center. Cube Incubation, which prepares special programs for entrepreneurs who can gain market share in Turkey and “globally”, from the idea stage to the level of globalization, in addition to the Ideacube, Campcube, Runcube and BIGGcube programs announced at the beginning of 2021, has also started to implement the Racecube program, which will prepare entrepreneurs to open up to the world in its new center. getting ready. In the Deeptech.ist program, the Cube Incubation team working on the Deep Grow, Deep Bloom, Deep Expand programs that will be included in the program according to the entrepreneurial level, is preparing to put Cybercube and Biocube programs into service in the future to serve entrepreneurs in vertical areas.
The new incubation center building offered by Teknopark Istanbul to entrepreneurs consists of 4 floors. The Cyber Security Laboratory, located in the building where Turkey’s first cyber security incubation center is located, will be located at an important point for entrepreneurs. It is expected that the building, which also includes the assembly workshop for entrepreneurs who make developments with the industry, will soon receive a Lead Gold certificate. In the center, which includes thematic incubation areas such as biotechnology, 12 wet and dry laboratories and 8 clean rooms are expected to be operational in the near future. The biotechnology floor, in which more than 25 million TL has been invested, is expected to play a critical role in Turkey’s leading role in the field of health.
Cyber security incubation center is also offered to entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs can benefit from seminar and meeting rooms free of charge in the building, of which two thousand square meters is allocated to a common area. In addition, supports such as wireless internet, printer, server room, AWS Activate, cloud service are also offered free of charge. The experienced team of Cube Incubation provides support to entrepreneurs with its full experience in many areas such as investor, customer meetings, mentoring, consultancy work, notion and structuring of business processes.
As the R&D base of the Turkish defense industry, Teknopark Istanbul, which always critically handles cyber security and aims to have Turkey take a strong place in the field with its domestic and national products at the point of cyber security technologies, also opened Turkey’s first cyber security incubation center in its new incubation building. offers to entrepreneurs.
Teknopark Istanbul, which is preparing to host more than 45 cyber security groups in its cyber security incubation center, also offers critical infrastructure and support to entrepreneurs with its cyber security test center. The center, which also hosts Turkey’s first cyber security vocational high school and cyber security cluster, stands out with its steps that strengthen Turkey’s cyber security.