The "IzQ Entrepreneurship Center Project" support contract approved by the Ministry of Industry and Technology was signed at the ceremony held with the participation of İzmir Governor and İZKA Board Chairman Mr. Yavuz Selim KÖŞGER and İzmir Chamber of Commerce (İZTO) Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Mahmut ÖZGENER.
It is aimed to strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in İzmir with the project, which is entitled to receive 5 Million TL support within the scope of the project support of İzmir Development Agency and has a total budget of 16 Million TL. The center, whose construction is planned to start this year, is aimed to be put into service in 2021.
The center, which will include shared office and common use areas for entrepreneurs, will contribute positively to the competitiveness of the Izmir economy with its activities to support entrepreneurs.
Full Support to the Project from Governor KÖŞGER
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Governor Mr. KÖŞGER pointed out that these formations are very important in the process of converting and commercializing the business ideas of entrepreneurs into products, and that the Izmir Chamber of Commerce as well as the leading official institutions and non-governmental organizations of Izmir are partners in the project. He stated that he showed the importance he gave and that this was pleasing for Izmir.
Creative Ideas Will Turn into Commercial Products with the Contribution of İZTO
Drawing attention to the complementary nature of the project with the "Innovation Center" project carried out by the Izmir Chamber of Commerce with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Technology, Izmir Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board of Directors Mahmut ÖZGENER stated that they positioned Izmir as the "Capital of Entrepreneurship and Innovation" and their activities in line with this goal. He stated that they implemented it.
ÖZGENER emphasized that they will work with IzQ Entrepreneurship Center to make İzmir a center of attraction for entrepreneurs from all over the world. Stating that they care about the project in many aspects, ÖZGENER zamUnderlining that it is very important for the city that all the institutions in Izmir are stakeholders at the moment, he expressed his thanks to the Ministry of Industry and Technology and İZKA for their support since the beginning of the project. - Hibya