Head of Project Management Unit: TBA
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Joined GCIP since 2016
Why I should join?
Innovative clean technology enterprise development – Institutionalization and expansion of the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in Türkiye aims to transform early-stage innovative cleantech solutions into scalable enterprises, strengthen the capacities of cleantech innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem stakeholders and connect them and Engage with the GCIP global partners and stakeholders. In GCIP Türkiye we are dedicated to providing clean technology (cleantech) start-ups with the tools they need to succeed. From the business acceleration training and mentorship to networking and funding facilitation, we are ready to help cleantech ideas take flight. Under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry and Technology, and with the contributions of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Ministry of Environment, Urbanisation and Climate Change, and Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, universities, and several private organizations as stakeholders, TÜBİTAK will execute the GCIP Türkiye.
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What is GCIP Türkiye?
Türkiye, as a significant global player, has long supported global environmental endeavors. First phase of the GCIP Project was carried out between years 2013 and 2018. During this period, nearly 900 applications were received between 2013 and 2018. In total, 139 clean technology initiatives benefited from the acceleration processes. Companies with highcommercialization potential, who successfully completed the first phase of the program, wereprovided with support for participation in the Cleantech Open Global Forum held in California's Silicon Valley and monetary rewards. SMEs and start-up companies working in the fields of energy efficiency, renewable energy, water efficiency, waste management, green buildings, smart transportation and advanced materials were given extensive training, mentorship, access to investors and opportunities to showcase their innovations to the media and the public. Companies with high commercialization potential, who successfully completed the first phase of the program, were provided with support for participation in the Cleantech Open Global Forum held in California's Silicon Valley and monetary rewards. As a result of the GCIP Phase 1’s positive contribution to clean technology entrepreneurship, the capacity created, Türkiye has joined in the second phase of GCIP.
In the Phase 2 of GCIP, which takes place 2022-2027, we are hoping to create higher impact by integrating the technology validation and investment readiness dimensions of cleantech entrepreneurs to compete in the global market, in addition to the accelerator activities. Cleantech provides opportunities for entrepreneurs to create innovative solutions to climate change, promotes sustainable economic growth, creates jobs, and is an integral part of the transition to a low-carbon economy. We are waiting for your applications in seven global GCIP technologies: 1. Energy Efficiency, 2. Renewable Energy 3. Waste Beneficiation 4. Water Efficiency 5. Green Buildings 6. Transportation 7. Advanced Materials and Chemicals.
We encourage you to join the GCIP global community of like-minded entrepreneurs and take your place among the next generation of cleantech leaders. GCIP Türkiye also contributes to capacity building of national technology and innovation institutions, and to the formulation of inclusive policy frameworks and creates partnerships between stakeholders in the public, private and academic sectors.