Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's car that they make the presentation at the end of 2019, the foundation also saving the factory they had taken last week, "Our tool in the last quarter of 2022 to be in the band. With this project, we will be one of the leading countries in the world of electric vehicles. ” said.
President Erdoğan spoke at the Presidential Government Cabinet Biennial Assessment Meeting. Explaining the projects carried out by 16 ministries in 2 years and the new steps they will take at the meeting in Beştepe Millet Congress and Culture Center, President Erdoğan made the following evaluations regarding the Ministry of Industry and Technology:
CAPABILITY OF OUR INDUSTRY: We publicly announced the 2023 Industry and Technology Strategy, which we prepared in consultation with the private sector, public institutions and academia. Thanks to the capability and capacity of our industry during the epidemic period, we were able to easily produce the products we needed. On top of that, we have developed innovative products in the field of health and we have demonstrated our global competitive claim.
LOCAL INTENSIVE CARE RESPIRATORY DEVICE: We breathed both in our country and in the world with the domestic intensive care respirator we produced in record time. Our diagnostic kits, vaccines and pharmaceuticals projects have a vision beyond studies carried out abroad. We maintain the industrialization executive committee that will make high-level decisions to reach our industrialization and national technology move targets faster.
TURKEY'S AUTOMOBILE: We are realizing the domestic automobile project, which is the dream of our country for 60 years. If we provide to our nation in the last days of 2019, we laid the foundation of Turkey's automobile factory, I hope our tool will descend from the band in the last quarter of 2022.
LEADING COUNTRY: With this project, we will be one of the leading countries in the world of electric vehicles. We will ensure that our car can be used anywhere by bringing the charging infrastructure of the country to a sufficient level until 2023.
NATIONAL ELECTRIC TRAIN: We also aim to be a global player in rail systems. At the beginning of this year, we put our national electric train on the rails, and in 2020, our national main locomotive will be transmitted by rails, and we aim to meet our national high-speed train with the rails as soon as possible.
OIZ NUMBER Reached 320: Within the scope of our planned industrialization policies, we completed 7 separate organized industrial zone projects last year, and in the first half of this year, we gained legal personality to 6 organized industrial zones. Thus, the number of organized industrial zones in our country has reached 320.
INVESTMENT OF 8,5 BILLION DOLLARS: Our private sector is planning an investment of approximately $ 12 billion in the 8,5 new industrial zones that we announced last year in Istanbul, Balıkesir, İzmir, Bursa, Mardin, Çanakkale, Trabzon, Adana and Ankara. In the first half of this year, we announced Konya Technology and Taurus Private Industrial Zones.
RAILWAY AND PORT LINKS: We expect the investments to start in the second half of the year in Ceyhan, Filyos and Karapınar industrial regions, which have strategic importance for the long-term petrochemical needs of our country. All industrial zones will have railway and port connections.
COMPETENCE AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CENTERS: We have established competence and digital transformation centers in Ankara, Bursa, Izmir, Konya, Kayseri, Mersin and Gaziantep to provide efficiency and digital transformation in the industry.
337 BILLION LIRAL FIXED INVESTMENT: In the last 2 years, we have issued 337 investment incentive certificates that will create additional employment for approximately 440 thousand citizens to support the private sector's fixed investment of 12 billion liras.
SUPPORT TO 137 THOUSAND BUSINESS: Through KOSGEB, we have made a total of 137 billion TL support payment to 3,3 thousand businesses. Thanks to our entrepreneurship supports, 62 thousand new businesses were established.
R&D CENTERS: We transferred nearly 5 billion lira to 870 projects through development agencies and regional development administrations. We have increased the number of research and development centers from 3 to 2, the number of design centers from 913 to 236, and the number of technoparks from 230 to 372 for growth under the leadership of innovation.
TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR: We have combined İzmir Technology Base Project with the institutional power of Science Valley. We are establishing a technology corridor from Kocaeli to Izmir.
WE STARTED TO COLLECT FRUITS: We started to reap the fruits of the R&D ecosystem that we built from scratch. Our goal is to release at least 2023 billion dollar new companies from our country by 10.
WE HAVE REACHED 7 MILLION TEENS: We have taken critical steps in the area of strengthening human capital. With the international leading researchers program, we brought 127 senior researchers from the world's leading universities, research centers and leading global companies to our country. We have reached over 2 million young people across the country in the last 7 years through various programs of TÜBİTAK.
105 MEDALS: In the last 2 years, 79 young people returned from the International Science Olympiad with 105 medals. We completed the installation of 30 workshops covered technology in our city makes try-Turkey project that we started to train the stars of tomorrow's technology. In our 81 provinces, we will train 100 thousand specially talented students in 50 try-do technology workshops.
TEKNOFEST: TEKNOFEST, which we have been organizing for two years in order to increase the technology and innovation related to society, has become the biggest aviation, space and technology festival in the world. Our country with Turkey Space Agency, we have met the critical needs and expectations.