Business Communities of Defense Industry Gathered at the 3rd Project Market

Date: Issue 67 - April 2016 Update: April 08, 2016

The TSSK Project Fair event, held for the third time this year, took place at the Culture and Convention Centre (CCC) of ODTÜ on January 14, 2016. The companies of the Teknokent Defense Industry Cluster (TSSK), which is comprised of the defense industry companies of ODTÜ Teknokent and other techno parks in the region, came together at the TSSK Project Fair and discussed the possibilities of enhancing business development potential and realizing an active communication. The event was organized by ODTÜ, ODTÜ Teknokent, Industry Chamber of Ankara (ASO) and Defense Industry Manufacturers Association (SaSaD) under the auspices of the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) and the support of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). During the Project Fair, main contractors provided information about their goals on one hand, sub-contractor companies, research centers and researchers, on the other hand, provided the basis of cooperation for new projects and illustrating their competence and abilities after the presentations at the stands set up in the lounge of CCC ODTÜ where interested parties had the opportunity to meet them face to face.

Delivering the opening remark of the event, ODTÜ Rector Prof. Ahmet Acar said, “I personally attach great importance to this yearly gathering of the defense industry sector which is crucial for our country. The Project market event organized under the auspices of the Undersecretary for Defense Industries and with the cooperation of the Industry Chamber of Ankara contributes to the defense industry sector in respect of the cooperation among the companies and the collaboration between the university and industry”.