R&D and Innovation


Established on: 2006

Priority Issues: enhancing R&D focus, cooperation between the Public, Industry and University, R&D incentives

Objective: to identify the investors’ needs and solution proposals for and contribute to enhancing R&D focus in Turkey and creating a more attractive business environment for R&D investments and projects in Turkey than other competitors.

Members: Alcatel-Lucent, Avea, Bosch, BASF, BMS, BSH, DHL Lojistik, DOW, Dupont, Ergo Group, Ericsson, Experian, Ficosa Otomotiv, Ford, Frito Lay, General Electric, Glaxosmithkline, Indesit, Intel, Johnson&Johnson, JTI, KPMG, Loreal, Mercedes-Benz, Merck, Mey, Microsoft, Migros, Mondelez (Kent), Nortel Networks (Netaş), Novartis, Numil, Pfizer, PwC, P&G, Renault, Roche, Samsung, Sanofi, Schott Orim, Siemens, Tofaş, Toyota, Turkcell, Türk Philips, Unilever, Vaillant, Valeo, Vodafone, Yazaki and Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies

Activities: The Working Group issues reports in cooperation with and continues communication with the relevant enterprises, organizations and universities in accordance with its objective, transmits Group opinions to relevant parties before legislative arrangements and follows up with the results and raises awareness on R&D arrangements and supporting practices. In addition, the Working Group regularly participates in CCIIE meetings and contributes to the items on the action plan of the committee for the new period.

Working group members:

3M, BASF, Baymak, Boeing, Borçelik, Bosch, BSH, Callus, DHL Lojistik, DOW, Dupont, Enercon Rüzgar, Erdikler, Ergo Grubu, Ericsson, Experian, EY, Ford, Fritolay, General Electric, Glaxosmithkline, HP, Huawei, Indesit, Intel, Johnson&Johnson, JTI, KPMG, l’Oreal, Mazars Denge, Mercedes-Benz, Merck Shark Dohme (MSD), Mey, Microsoft, Migros, Netaş, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Oyak Renault, Perfetti Van Melle, Pfizer, Procter&Gamble, Puratos Gıda, PwC, Roche, Samsung, Sanofi, Schott Orim, SGS Supervise, Sicpa, Siemens Sanayi, Silver Spring Networks, TAV, Tofaş, Tosyalı Toyo Çelik, Toyota, Turkcell, Türk Philips, Türk Telekom, Türkiye Finans, Unilever, Vaillant, Valeo, Vodafone, Yapı Kredi Bankası, Yazaki Otomotiv’i temsil eden üyelerden oluşmaktadır.

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With contributions of Vodafone