Do you know that Turkey is among the countries that come first causing the plastic pollution in Mediterranean? The most of the plastic pollution comes from Turkey with 144 tons daily. In order to increase the awareness and find solutions, “Time to Act for Plastic in Turkey” Conference organized and the players of the plastic value chain came together!
The World STEM Education Conference organized by Istanbul Aydın University and The International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE) was held in Istanbul on 8-10 June 2018 to bring all stakeholders together to promote STEM (science, math, technology and engineering) education around the world. This year’s theme was “Interdisciplinary Practices in STEM Education”. Aslihan Kagnici, Projects Consultant at TAGES, chaired a session and presented “DIGITgame (Digital Improvement by Game in Teaching)” Project to a large audience of STEM researchers and teachers on the last day of the conference.
Living Lab practitioners, experts of innovative mobility projects and representatives of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) met the researchers of the SmarterLabs Project and discussed about the Living Lab approaches. SmarterLabs develops a novel approach that anticipates such problems in upscaling, and tests the approach through smart mobility Living Lab experiments in four cities: Bellinzona, Brussels, Graz and Maastricht. Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, is one of the the project’s external advisors.