2nd Phase of TUBITAK’S BIGG Has Been Announced

Mar 14, 2016, 15:34
ONE IN EVERY TWO INDIVIDUAL ENTERPRENEUR RECEIVING SUPPORT IN ISTANBUL PASSES THROUGH ITU.

Within ITU Seed early stage incubation center that was founded by ITU ARI Teknokent together with ITU NOVA TTO, ITU’s Technology Transfer Office, to strengthen technological infrastructure of Turkey based on R&D and innovation, 32 business ideas participated in a specific preparation program for TUBİTAK BIGG became entitled to receive support as a part of TUBITAK’s BIGG program.

ITU Seed BIGG Specific Preparation Program achieved 51,2% support among the applications only made in Istanbul. This also means that one of every two groups receiving BIGG support in Istanbul also received training and mentoring in ITU Seed.

The entrepreneurs applied BIGG via ITU Seed BIGG organized by ITU NOVA TTO, one of the 17 Implementer Institutions selected within the scope of TUBITAK BIGG 1512 Technoentrepreneur Financial Support Program, are also eligible to ITU Seed Big Bang organized every year by ITU ARI Teknokent.

The entrepreneurs participating ITU Seed Big Bang competition as well as TUBITAK BIGG, can have the opportunity to improve their presentation and communication skills regarding potential investors and customers, utilize the existing infrastructure facilities and laboratories and also benefit from mentoring and consultation supports.

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