Within the scope of Competitiveness and Innovation Sector Operational Programme (CISOP) “Impact and Beyond: Experience Sharing and Networking” Event was held on 18th – 19th November 2021 in İstanbul with the participation of more than 200 physical and 163 online participants in two days.
The project aims to contribute to the transformation of the manufacturing industry; financial support is provided to projects that bring SMEs access to new technologies, implement R&D activities, encourage public-private sector cooperation, use innovative production methods and develop new products.
The Impact and Beyond: Experience Sharing and Networking Event aimed at emphasizing the values of mutual cooperation and partnerships for the projects and opened a creative dialogue between different projects and programmes as well. The most visible reflection of this dialogue was seen through the sessions in the first day of the programme and the second day in the afternoon session which enabled identifying mutual challenges and opportunities through mutual efforts.
The Opening Speeches of the event by the Minister of Industry and Technology Mr. Mustafa Varank and European Union Delegation Turkey Head of Cooperation Mr. Andre Lys has taken the attention of the media, which reached out to more than 7 million readers and viewers through traditional and online media platforms.
Many news has been published in the media covering this project; emphasizing the impact and value that the project will contribute to Turkey.