Istanbul, an ICT innovation center

Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group, composed of 15 people at core and 42 in total published a book on development with ICT in Istanbul. Istanbul Information Society Watc hdog Group worked on the 376 current ICT and innovation indicators in the World, chose 163 of them including 25 proposed indicators by the group. Accordingly, a…

Smart City SDK Meeting in Istanbul

The 4th project meeting of the Smart City SDK Project where Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and TAGES are the Turkish Partners, was held in İstanbul, Turkey on the 18th and 19th of October 2012. The holy grail in the world of route planners is a dynamic, personal, multi-modal route planner. A planner that can direct you…

Adults Learn with Open Innovation

TAGES is a partner of the project called Open Innovation in Adult Learning Course (OPEN) Project which is supported by the European Union under Grundtvig Programme. The project which aims to develop an educational guide of a complete course for lifelong learning based on good business practices started on October 2012. OPEN Project is funded…

The Digital Agenda of Istanbul was discussed

The policy recommendations which are developed by Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group are discussed in the Digital Conference of Istanbul sponsored by Turkcell on the 10th of July, 2012 The watchdog Group which was established within Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group Project shared the policy recommendation report, which is the result of the studies carried…

Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group was at the European Commission

Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group, which has been initiated on January 20, 2012 by Turkish Informatics Foundation (TBV) with the collaboration of Sabancı University, TÜBİSAD and TAGES and supported by the Istanbul Development Agency, completed its first recommendations document. This study consists of the first wave of the recommendations of the Istanbul Information Society Watchdog…

Istanbul becomes a pilot European smart city

CitySDK project which is a pan-European project that will create an open source service developer toolkit for Smart Cities, started with a kick-off meeting in Brussels on the 16th and 17th February, 2012. TAGES is one of the project partners, representing Istanbul, with Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. CitySDK (Smart City Service Development Kit and its application…

New R&D project ideas presented on food industry

New Technologies and Approaches in Food Industry Project Brokerage Event was realized at Istanbul Aydin University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, on February, 22nd 2012. New R&D project ideas were presented during the Brokerage Event and researchers and industrialists found an opportunity for cooperation in food sector. ‘New technologies and approaches in food industry’ project…

Advocate of the ICT Sector: Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group

The first meeting of the Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group was realized on January 20th, 2012 and the meeting was moderated by TBV (Turkish Informatics Foundation). During the meeting, the members were elected and the role and the responsibilities of the members were defined. Istanbul Information Society Watchdog Group was officially established with this meeting.…