Published on 20 Mar 2015 · Berlin, 9 March 2015

KoçSistem joins the ITEA Board

Berlin, 9 March - The ITEA Board has unanimously welcomed KoçSistem as a new member. This membership will help to strengthen the ITEA 3 programme further and, at the same time, give KoçSistem the opportunity to play a significant role in the industry-driven R&D&I landscape of Software-intensive Systems and Services.

Mr Mehmet Nalbantoglu, General Manager at Koç Information Technologies Group, officially signed the Deed of Accession together with Mr Kees van der Klauw, ITEA Board member for Philips and Senior VP at Philips Research.

Kocsistem joins ITEA Board
Photo by: Simon Pugh



As a leading and pioneering corporation of Information Technologies and Communications sector in Turkey, KoçSistem has been endeavouring to meet the IT-related expectations of its customers with reliable, permanent and innovative cooperation since 1945. KoçSistem is a member of the Koç Holding conglomerate, the only Turkish company within the Fortune Global 500 list for the last 9 years.

Turkey has been active in ITEA since 2004. Based on consistent support by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 74 Turkish companies have become involved in ITEA projects and the total Turkish participation in terms of effort has steadily ranked in the top ten of involved countries. KoçSistem became involved in ITEA during the sixth ITEA 2 Call (2011) and has been active in all following ITEA calls. Turkey has been active in ITEA since 2004. Based on consistent support by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 74 Turkish companies have become involved in ITEA projects and the total Turkish participation in terms of effort has steadily ranked in the top ten of involved countries. KoçSistem became involved in ITEA during the sixth ITEA 2 Call (2011) and has been active in all following ITEA calls.

 

More information on KoçSistem:
Corporate website KoçSistem

 

About ITEA
ITEA is the EUREKA Cluster programme supporting innovative, industry-driven, pre-competitive R&D projects in the area of Software-intensive Systems & Services. ITEA stimulates projects in an open community of large industry, SMEs, universities, research institutes and user organisations. https://itea3.org