What Turkey Misses: Digital Single Market

One of the biggest and important International ICT Events of Turkey, ICT Summit NOW 2016, brought together many professionals from the business world, public authorities, universities and NGOs in ICT sector on 22-23 November 2016 in Halic Congress Center, Istanbul. Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, gave a speech on “European Digital Single Market and its…

How can we create a Digital Society?

One of the hot topics of this year’s ICT Summit NOW was about “Evolving towards to Digital Society”. In the Panel moderated by Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, the panelists from different stakeholders in ICT sector discussed the digital society in terms of digital citizenship, rights and law, security and privacy on 23 November 2016…

Scale-Up for Digital Start-ups

Digital Assembly 2016 was co-organized by European Commission and the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Bratislava on 28-29 September 2016. Aslihan Kagnici, Projects Consultant of TAGES and Erdem Gulgener, Board Member of TAGES attended Workshop 1 – Digitising European – Industry boosting Digital Innovation Hubs across Europe and Workshop 5…

Smart City Days Brussels to Istanbul

It was busy days at the end of September’16 on Smart Cities for us. We met European Smart City experts and project creators both in Brussels and in Istanbul. While meeting Smart Cities and Communities people in Charlemagne building, Brussels on September 23, 2016 we learned the strategies and critical points on the ‘Smart cities &…

3,5 Billion € for ICT

The European Commission organized the ICT Proposers’ Day in Bratislava on 26-27 September, 2016. Around 2500 participants from all over Europe came together to develop ICT related projects. Aslihan Kagnici, Projects Consultant, and Erdem Gülgener, Board Member of TAGES, also attended this event. Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation Programme, 2016-2017 calls are…

New paradigm: Open Innovation 2.0

Open Innovation 2.0 Conference took place on 23-24 May 2016, on Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands. More than 300 people attended the event to exchange information around the following action-oriented themes: Open Innovation 2.0 and Digital Single Market, ePlatforms, Data-Driven Innovation, Urban Agenda, Future Cities, Living Labs and Business Challenges. TAGES was also there to…

Let’s Build Smart City Projects Together

Smart Cities is an important topic for the EU under the digital economy & society’s smart living topic with environment, energy and mobility. There were two important events for this topic in previous weeks: General Assembly of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities on 24 May, 2016 in Eindhoven, Netherlands and Smart…

Solving SMEs’ Problems with Open Innovation

Ankara Innovation Week took place in Congresium, Ankara on 4-5 May 2016. TAGES also participated in this innovation themed conference to promote the OPENISME (Open Innovation for Innovative SMEs) project. Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM), organized Ankara Innovation Week as a part of Turkey Innovation Week, to gather the international professionals, industrialists, academicians and university students…

Eureka Projects are On the Way

EUREKA Innovation Week which took place in Stockholm, Sweden in 25-29 April 2016 was about smart cities- sustainable & attractive communities. There were more than 900 participants from 33 countries and TAGES was also there to share and discuss about the new project ideas on smart cities. EUREKA Innovation Week was a 5 day long…

We solve SMEs’ R&D Problems

5th TET R&D Project Brokerage Event was held in Harbiye Military Museum, Istanbul on the 6th of April 2016. CIP-ICT-PSP OPENISME (Open Platform for Innovative SMEs) Project, where TAGES is one of the project partners, was one of the finalists in ICT Applications category; Aslıhan Kağnıcı Projects Consultant of TAGES represented the project to the…