TTA Turkey AdviSeNet Project is a two year Project (December 2015 – December 2017) aiming to; improve the capacity of Technology Transfer Offices - TTOs in Turkey, including the ones in the 12 NUTS II Regions, advance TÜBİTAK’s capacity on commercialization of R&D and increase the deal flow source of TTA Turkey Funds.

Capacity Development Services

The project aims to provide following services to the selected 10 TTOs;

  • Needs Assessment
  • Strategy Planning Guidance
  • VPDP - Structured Training Program to accelerate TTO ventures/technologies
  • Pairing and staff-exchange with US and FR TTOs
  • Mentoring for the implementation of short-term initiatives of the strategic plan
  • Study Tour to U.S.
  • T3N Conferences
  • Webinars

An intensive business development hands on training activity named Venture Pipeline Development Program (VPDP) will be conducted for 10 + 10 TTOs with two Rounds.

One of the core elements of the TTA Turkey Advisory Services Project is the staff exchange program planned for selected 10 TTOs that will be paired with the relevant TTOs in either the U.S. or France. In 2017, TTOs in Turkey will be working directly with their paired TTOs in either the U.S. or France within the scope of a staff exchange program for 2 weeks.

Business Development Services

The main focus of the business development activities of TTA Turkey AdviSeNet Project is to facilitate identification of investment ready opportunities for the TTA Turkey Funds (ACT Venture Partners and DCP Diffusion Capital Partners).

Business development leaders, Doğan Taşkent and Duygu Öktem play an important role for continuous screening of venture opportunities from across Turkey. They work closely with the TTOs, technoparks, incubators, accelerators, research centers and universities.

For further details, please visit Business Development page.