The content of the said support program was revised at the beginning of last year. In this context, KOSGEB started to support the centers to be established instead of establishing TEKMERs.
Istanbul Gelisim University, whose application was accepted, established a TEKMER that will operate in the fields of medicine, medical devices, medical, biotechnology, chemistry, electricity/electronics and software. The mission of the said center is to determine all the necessary needs for entrepreneurs/SMEs developing products/services at the intersection of biotechnology with other engineering branches, especially “Electronics”, in order to gain the power to compete at the national and international level, and to design and present the steps to be taken to meet these. and implementation was determined.
It was decided to support 3 million 385 thousand 475 liras by KOSGEB for the establishment of the center and its activities.
2.3 million lira support to TEKMER on smart cities
İzmir Katip Çelebi University, one of the institutions whose applications were accepted, established a TEKMER that will operate in the themes of smart cities, smart transportation, smart life and governance, smart economy and environment. The mission of this center was determined as supporting entrepreneurial activities, transferring the inventions of academic staff to the real sector, providing consultancy services to companies by academicians, thus paving the way for university-industry cooperation studies and leading the establishment of businesses that will contribute to employment in the future.
It was decided by KOSGEB to provide 2 million 312 thousand 850 liras of support for the establishment of this center and its activities.
Employment of 1 manager, 1 expert and 1 technical personnel in each of the 2 TEKMERs in question will be supported.
Within the scope of TEKMER Support Program, 1 application was sent to the board, control and pre-assessment processes of 9 of them are continuing. Of these, the on-site examination phase of 4 applications has been completed.