Teknopark Istanbul, one of the SSB subsidiaries, signed a Strategic Solution Partners Cooperation Protocol with the leading defense industry companies Aselsan, Tusaş, Roketsan, Havelsan, TEI, BMC and Saha Istanbul Cluster.
Teknopark Istanbul, one of the affiliates of the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB), signed a Strategic Solution Partners Cooperation Protocol with the leading companies of the defense industry Aselsan, Tusaş, Roketsan, Havelsan, TEI, BMC and Saha Istanbul Cluster. The Signing Ceremony was held at the 15th International Defense Industry Fair IDEF.
Within the scope of this cooperation, a business partnership model will be created with Strategic Solution Partners within the Teknopark Istanbul Incubation Center. Corporate cooperation, open innovation and entrepreneurship activities and support programs for entrepreneurs will be organized with Strategic Solution Partners.
Participating in the signing ceremony, President of the Presidency of Defense Industry Prof. Dr. In his speech here, İsmail Demir reminded that as Turkish Defense Industry, they work in a wide ecosystem from main contractors to subcontractors, from SMEs to research institutions and universities under the coordination of SSB. Emphasizing that the Turkish defense industry has become one of the most important sectors of our country with its unique products and exports, Demir said, “Very important breakthroughs have been made in the defense industry in the last 20 years under the leadership of our President, Mr. While only 20 defense projects were carried out 62 years ago, today this number has exceeded 750.
We started about half of these projects in the last 5 years. We reached a volume of 5,5 billion dollars from a project budget of 60 billion dollars. All of these are the joint success of our great defense industry family.”
Expressing that the key point in this success is coordination, harmony and cooperation, Demir said: “It is very important in this sense that Teknopark Istanbul, one of the subsidiaries of our Presidency, establishes this cooperation, which we see as strategic, with the leading companies of our sector and SAHA Istanbul. I believe that as a result of this cooperation, the support needed by our entrepreneurs, especially at the beginning level, who will make strategic contributions to our defense industry in the future, will be provided. I wish good luck to our entrepreneurs and thank Teknopark Istanbul, our companies and Saha Istanbul for their support.”