Innovation heart beats in Izmir: held at the Swissotel "Turkey Innovation Week" event Speaking at the opening of the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu, in order to crown the value they give to innovation, this year's IEF The main theme of 'innovation' was announced as they are determined. Mayor Kocaoglu, "Turkey in Europe, so as the nearest town to civilization, to the development based on innovation and believes in innovative ideas, we support innovative work until the end. This is what suits a bright city like Izmir! ” said.
Turkey Exporters Assembly with the support of the Ministry of Economy (TIM) and the Aegean Exporters' Associations (EIB), the first of this year 'Turkey Innovation Week' event held in Izmir. which will end on March 18, Turkey Innovation Week, Swissotel Grand Efes started. The ceremony İzmir Governor Mustafa Toprak, Izmir Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu, President Mehmet Büyükekşi Turkey Exporters Assembly, Aegean Exporters Union Coordinator Chairman Sabri Unluturk, Aegean Region Chamber of Industry (EBSO) Chairman Ender Yorgancılar, rectors, guests arriving for the panels, foreign participants , economists, managers of supporting institutions, businessmen, students and people from Izmir attended.
Victory Speech on March 18, the commemoration day due to the country's existence and integrity for all the martyrs of gratitude remembrance began Izmir giving their lives without blinking Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu, "Turkey Innovation in our city friendly you at the Week's opening I am delighted to welcome you in Izmir. But my real happiness is the light and glow in the eyes of my young friends who fill the hall. “You are young, a rose of future and a light of fortune. You are the ones who will put their hometown in the light of light. ”We once again commemorate our great leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk with respect and gratitude.
We are an innovative society
He said that he compared innovation to an ambitious meal that contained different flavors and was found worthy in the skillful hands of master chefs. There is some innovation, a little design, a little entrepreneurship and lots of imagination. Hazerfen Ahmet Çelebi's wings and flying the imagination, perhaps the most important in these, el he said.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor, who also made humorous references to the innovative mind of the Turkish people, continued: İzmir Whatever we say, it is certain that we are an innovative society! With this feature, we give plenty of material to humorists. Hundreds of thousands of euros to Ferrari tube, minibus, split air conditioner, washing the spinach in the dishwasher, brewing tea on the iron, pot dish antenna is a nation! As long as it is possible, let us open! The innovative spirit within our nation will definitely manifest itself in some way. Mill
”Proce“ not ”project“
Reminding that being able to create added value in exports, being a country with a strong economy, surely and absolutely goes through innovation and branding, Mayor Kocaoğlu continued his speech as follows: “Undoubtedly, the biggest task in this regard is practical, innovative, not afraid to take risks, entrepreneurs, following the world closely, and falls to our young people who do not get away from their brightness. "So, where are you in innovation as the local government of this city?" If you ask .. Our belief in science, R&D, design and innovation is sincere. We attach great importance to social innovation. Frothing agent. Let the mind of Sinir ring. We are working on 'projects', not 'proce'. We are in contact with universities and scientists in every step we take. The transformation of new knowledge into social benefit, the contribution of our fellow citizens to the quality of life is very, very important for us. Our dreams about the future are full of innovations. I think that being the first municipality of the country to establish an R&D Innovation Directorate is an important criterion in terms of showing our pioneering and exemplary identity in this matter.
The main theme of the fair will be “innovation”
Mayor Kocaoğlu said that they know the role of local governments in providing the necessary environment and conditions for innovation, and continued his speech as follows.
“In order to crown the value we give to innovation in the age of innovation, we have determined the main theme of the Izmir International Fair, which we will organize for the 85th time this year, as 'innovation'. We aim to strengthen the spirit of innovation through this iconic fair, which acts as a bridge between the past and the future, has witnessed history and enlightened the future. Modern and livable; We are implementing a series of pioneering, innovative projects and applications in order to create a city open to design and innovation. Turkey in Europe, so as the nearest town to civilization, believe in development based on innovation and innovative ideas, on behalf solutions for the future until the end, we support innovative work. This is what suits a bright city like Izmir! ”.
Innovation determines the fate of societies
Izmir Governor Mustafa Toprak, who started his speech by commemorating those who lost their lives in the events in the country, said, “Innovation is one of the basic conditions for our country to make a difference by making the best use of the resources it has, to increase its competitive power and to activate its existing power. This can only be achieved by adopting a culture of innovation. For this reason, such activities organized by Turkish Exporters' Associations are important for our country. kazanI will be. Innovation has become one of the important factors that determine the fate of societies. Today's world has started to transform rapidly towards an information society.
Ünlütürk, “We hosted 9 thousand people”
Aegean Exporters Union Coordinator Chairman Sabri Unluturk, Turkey said they held a third of this year's Innovation Week events, "we held the first one in 2014 in Izmir. It attracted so much attention that we are organizing the third time in İzmir this year. I would like to thank our partners and Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, who are always with us in the realization of this event. ” Stating that power is fed by innovation in the 21st century, Ünlütürk said, “Innovation changes the countries as well as the societies. "Turkey Innovation Week 'Izmir meeting of so great importance. Last year, we hosted 9 thousand innovation lovers in İzmir. İzmir takes its strength from innovation. As a country, we are going through difficult times. However, the long-term formula of putting an end to these suffering is to include information and innovation all over our lives. ”
2 grow a thousand young
Turkey Exporters Assembly President Mehmet Büyükekşi In his speech, the innovation enthusiast with a combination of being heard, expressing happiness that are in Izmir, said:
“Opportunities are decreasing during periods of economic contraction. Now we need to move on to the new business understanding that creates opportunities. We need a new generation entrepreneur profile. The old generation handed us important things. They worked, accumulated, but the age based on the superiority of capital is now closed. The more information we are creative, the better we will be at this age. Your innovation should be our goal, not a tool! There is a 'candy crash' game on our mobile phones. Hundred million players are playing. Its value is 5.9 billion dollars. so no turnover of all sugar factories in Turkey. Whatsup has 1 billion active users per month. The sales figure for 2014 is $ 19 billion. These are very important figures for us to be inspired. We have great expectations especially from our youth. We raise our 2 young people to prepare them for the future in innovation. We have a population of 13 million young people. We will encompass them with innovation and entrepreneurship and leave them to the squares. ”
Şey Courage ”means everything
TEB General Manager Ümit Leblebici said that the bank was trying to increase the courage of the entrepreneurs. ”Copy-and-stick products have been sold because of the horizontal growth in the world today, ürün said Lindkvist. This increases competition. You cannot create a new idea with competition. However, the world is rewarded by competing, a new thing is being punished. We have to grow vertically. That's why innovation is very important. Bu