ICT R&D and Innovation Processes in Istanbul is under close monitoring

The kick-off meeting of ‘Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group’ Project, which is conducted by Turkish Informatics Foundation (TBV), was realized in Istanbul on 10th August, 2011. ‘Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group Project’ of TBV is funded by Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA) within 2010 Information-oriented Economic Development Financial Programme. The main objective of this project is…

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Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA) announced 4 New Calls with a 51 million Budget

ISTKA published 3 calls within 2011 Financial Support Programmes and the call of Direct Activity Support Programme on 29th June, 2011 Enterprises, profit making associations, universities, public institutions, local governments, NGOs and non-profit organizations will be supported within 4 calls. According to the agency programme each call will have  specific type of applicants; ENI( Abled…

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The quality of labor in the machine tools industry will be improved by certified people

The kick-off conference of ‘Developing and Operating a Machine Tools VOC-TEST Center’ Project, which is conducted by Machine Tools Industrialists and Businessperson’s Association (TIAD), realized in Istanbul Akgun Hotel on 20th June, 2011. TIAD submitted the project for the VOC-Test Center EU Grant Programme Call published by T.R Prime Ministry Under secretariat of Treasury, Central…

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130 Research Proposals Presented in ICT Proposers’ Day in Budapest

‘ICT Proposers’ Day’ event is organised every two years by the Information Society and Media Directorate-General of the European Commission promoting Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and this year under the auspices of the Hungarian EU Presidency, ‘ICT Proposers’ Day 2011’ event was held at Hungoexpo Fair Center, Budapest, on 19-20 May, 2011. The event…

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COIN Pilot in Logistics Presented

Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, pointed out the importance and benefits of enterprise collaboration and enterprise interoperability services in logistics sector by presenting the LODER case in FP7 COIN project in III. Informatics in Logistics Symposium was held on 19 April 2011. The Third Informatics in Logistics Symposium was held at Kadir Has University, Istanbul,…

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European Commission Calls for Private-Public Partnership for Internet of the Future

Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President, gave a start for the first phase of Future Internet – Public-Private Partnership Programme (FI-PPP) on 3 May, 2011 with the participation of the industrial stakeholders, public sector, research institutes and SMEs both from EU and Turkey. The first phase of Future Internet – Public-Private Partnership Programme (FI-PPP) was launched…

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