EU ICT-PSP OPENISME (Open Innovation Platform for Innovative SMEs) Project Partners came together in Paris Meeting on Sep 18-19, 2017. TAGES shared the feedbacks of the Turkish SMEs and Entrepreneurs who use OPENISME Platform to develop innovative projects and business ideas.
Nowadays one of the first things that comes in minds when you discuss the necessities of a smart city is “Open Data”. Last month Smart Future Expo Summit and Fair was organized by TET (Turkish Electrical Electronics and Services Exporters Association) within the Project Bazaar 6 Event on Sep 6-7, 2017 and the importance of Open Data was addressed by Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, during the panel namely “Transforming Data into Information and Managing Cities with Information” where she was one of the panellists.
TAGES, one of the partners of the EU-funded OPENISME Project, has been invited for a collaboration where TUBITAK is implementing the Programme for young techno entrepreneurs called BIGG and OPENISME is being used as a tool by program participating Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs) and the entrepreneur applicants applied for the programme for their innovative business ideas.
The members of Woodworking Machinery and Side Industries Businessmen Association (AIMSAD) started to use OPENISME (Open Innovation Platform for Innovative SMEs) Platform to boost their innovation capacity. Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES and EU Projects Consultant of AIMSAD, met the members in the Gala Dinner of AIMSAD and presented how TAGES helps SMEs through OPENISME on their way to innovation.
European Commission has established specific funding programmes which helps EU manufacturing enterprises, especially SMEs, to adapt to global competitive pressures by improving the technological base of EU manufacturing systems. In recent months, Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, presented the EU Funding opportunities for Turkish Machine Manufacturers in Konya Industry Summit.
Around 200 participants from 13 Countries met in ‘Digital World & Developments’ Event in Maltepe University, Faculty of Business and Management Sciences, organized as the International Student Congress on ‘Digital World & Developments’ in Istanbul on April 6-7, 2017 where Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES was the key-note speaker of the event.
The SmarterLabs project members met in Bellinzona and Lugano on.March 29th to 31st 2017 and Leyla Arsan the CEO of TAGES participated in their activities as one of the advisors of the project.
Eastern Anatolia 1st ICT Meeting Event (DBB’17) was organized by Fırat University, Firat Teknokent, Harput Agency and Nida Agency in Elazig Akgun Hotel on March 9-10, 2017. This event brought together regional and national business, government, politics, academics, entrepreneurs and investors with the ICT professionals. Leyla Arsan, CEO of TAGES, was one of the speakers in the “Digital Business World” and “Digital Transformation and Smart Cities” panels.
A delegation of Turkish Business Women attended “Ankara – Houston Entrepreneur Women Forum” in Houston on October 23-30, 2016 which was organized by ANGIKAD (Entrepreneur Business Women and Support Association) and Houston Trade Attaché. Hikmet Barutcu, Coordinator of TAGES and a member of ANGIKAD, was one of 13 attendees to create business opportunities between Turkey and USA especially on smart cities and women employment.
OPENISME (Open Innovation Platform for Innovative SMEs – www.openisme.eu), co-funded project by the CIP Programme of the European Union, helps SMEs in finding qualified scientific experts for their innovation needs, solving the long-standing problem of matching the right skills to the right problem. Many SMEs from participating project partners’ countries started to use external knowledge through OPENISME in order to improve their innovation success and they already created success stories.