İzmir NIC Investor Interchange Event was held on June 22, 2023, at Teknopark İzmir. At the event, which aimed to bring together investors with entrepreneurship ideas, 20 companies that were entitled to receive investment plus service support within the scope of Accelerate İzmir had the opportunity to meet one-to-one with 29 investors.

Within the framework of the meetings held at the event, a total of 171 one-to-one meetings were held with investors originating from İstanbul and İzmir. Event brought together companies and investors at a table for 20 minutes, and entrepreneurs had the chance to discover their potential and receive feedback from investors and had the opportunity to present their services and products to investors and to network.

The activities to be held within the framework of İzmir NIC Project Accelerate İzmir Programme will continue until the end of the year.

İzmir NIC – İzmir Network and Innovation Centre Project

İzmir Network and Innovation Centre (İzmir NIC) Project, is implemented by Teknopark İzmir within the scope of the Ministry of Industry and Technology Competitive Sectors Programme, realised with the financial support of the European Union and the Republic of Turkey, aiming to enhance the commercialisation and internationalisation of innovative products, by fostering networks and strategic partnership among relevant stakeholders. The project, focusing on ICT and RE sectors, which are among the pioneers of economic development; aims to increase the capacities of innovation ecosystem actors (SME, Start-up, TTO, TGB, R&D Centres, etc.) in İzmir through training, Acceleration programmes, mentoring support, and networking activities.

The project, implemented with partners İzmir Institute of Technology (İYTE) and the Software Industrialists Association (YASAD), will run for 3 years.