ITU ÇEKİRDEK AUTOMOTIVE PROGRAM

ITU Cekirdek #Automotive Program looks for Automotive Technologies of the Future!

Entrepreneurs who works on creating worthy insights and solutions in the automotive industry and mobility are supported inthe #Automotive Program of ITU Cekirdek, with the power of Automotive Industry Exporters’ Association (OIB). We gladly invite you to ITU Çekirdek #Automotive Program with your startup that keeps up with rapidly developing technologies, implements innovative ideas and contributes to the automotive industry.

ITU ARI Teknokent and OIB are working hand in hand Since 2015

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In this category, which has been endorsed by OIB since 2015, more than 190 automotive startups were supported. These startups received investments of more than 54 million TL, their turnover reached 82 million TL and more than 480 people were employed.

ITU ARI Teknokent and OIB are working hand in hand Since 2015

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In this category, which has been endorsed by OIB since 2015, more than 190 automotive startups were supported. These startups received investments of more than 54 million TL, their turnover reached 82 million TL and more than 480 people were employed.

Automotive Startups Boosted with the Support of OIB

190+

Startups we Supported

54

Million TL Investment

82

Million TL Endorsement

480+

Employment

Our Incubation Stakeholders Strengthen Our #Automotive Program

Our incubator stakeholders add strength to our #Automotive Program, which we carry out in cooperation with OIB for entrepreneurs who will create solutions in the automotive industry and mobility!
As ITU Cekirdek, we work with incubation centers in different provinces to support innovative automotive and mobility startups, and to create value for our country, within the scope of OIB’s vision

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Our Incubation Stakeholders Strengthen Our #Automotive Program

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Our incubator stakeholders add strength to our #Automotive Program, which we carry out in cooperation with OIB for entrepreneurs who will create solutions in the automotive industry and mobility!
As ITU Cekirdek, we work with incubation centers in different provinces to support innovative automotive and mobility startups, and to create value for our country, within the scope of OIB’s vision

Those Who Succeeded with the Power of OIB

What awaits Entrepreneurs?

odul gorseliWe have been cooperating with OIB since 2015, in order to commercialize innovative projects and turn into tangible as well as practical services in the industry. Entrepreneurs who will develop automotive technologies of the future go through these following steps within the scope of this cooperation:

During the year…

With ITU Cekirdek Automotive Program, implemented with the support of OIB, we aim to accelerate the projects of startups in different fields, from safe drivingto battery management, from software solutions to material technologies, from autonomous vehicles to micro mobility.
We provide teams whose purpose are working on innovative solutions in hot topics like automotive and mobility and adding value to the sector, benefitting from ITU Cekirdek opportunities during the year, with the #Automotive Program.
We are on your side with ITU Cekirdek entrepreneurship trainings, prototyping workshop, R&D fund opportunities, sales coaching, expert mentors and the industrial power of OIB!

At the end of the year…

Startups that develop their projects by benefitting from the resources such as training, seminars and sectoral meetings at ITU Çekirdek, will have the right to participate in the “Future of Automotive Design Competition” organized by OIB in October.
The best startups participating in the competition are rewarded in cash by OIB (2021 year award: 500.000 TL), not only qualify to join the ITU Cekirdek Incubation Program but alsoto participate in the ITU Çekirdek Big Bang Start-up Challenge event in December. On the Big Bang Start-up Challenge, they also get the chance to benefit from the cash prizes granted by OIB (2021 award: 600.000 TL) and the 54 million TL investment and awards special to the Big Bang stage.

How Does the Evaluation Process Proceed?

Every application completed on the application platform is received to the online evaluation process. In online evaluation; the structure of the entrepreneur groups that apply, the qualities and innovative aspects of their startups, the economic and technological feasibility of their startups, how much and how to benefit from ITU Cekirdek, the value that it can add to the automotive industry and its compliance for the OIB vision, are evaluated.
Entrepreneur groups that success on the online evaluation will be invited to the ITU Cekirdek Pre-Evaluation Jury via e-mail, to make their startup presentations. Invited teams will be expected to make a 4-minute presentation and address the issues of team, problem, solution, product, revenue model, market size and competitor analysis in their presentations.

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How Does the Evaluation Process Proceed?

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Every application completed on the application platform is received to the online evaluation process. In online evaluation; the structure of the entrepreneur groups that apply, the qualities and innovative aspects of their startups, the economic and technological feasibility of their startups, how much and how to benefit from ITU Cekirdek, the value that it can add to the automotive industry and its compliance for the OIB vision, are evaluated.
Entrepreneur groups that success on the online evaluation will be invited to the ITU Cekirdek Pre-Evaluation Jury via e-mail, to make their startup presentations. Invited teams will be expected to make a 4-minute presentation and address the issues of team, problem, solution, product, revenue model, market size and competitor analysis in their presentations.