Facebook Station at Çanakkale Technopark
Facebook, Turkey Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB), the ICC Habitat Association, and Technopark Canakkale Canakkale Mercantile Exchange, which will be set up in cooperation with Facebook Station Çanakkale Regional Community Center Protocol was signed.
11.11.2020 Date of the protocol signing ceremony held in Çanakkale, in September last year, Facebook, Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Union (TOBB), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Habitat Association (Habitat) they had to operate first in Istanbul "Facebook Station “Preparations have started for one of the Regional Community Centers to open in Çanakkale.
After Facebook Station in Istanbul, Samsun, Denizli, Kırklareli, Adana, Mersin, Van, Trabzon, Bursa, Ankara and signed protocols in Izmir and Facebook of community centers is seen as one of the largest investments in Turkey last of the Dardanelles Station people in Turkey, communities and businesses in a series of training focused on the digitization of bringing together the country's economy, to the program and will host the workshop.
The protocol signing ceremony held in Çanakkale Technopark was attended by Çanakkale Governor İlhami Aktaş, Çanakkale Technopark Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Sedat Murat, Çanakkale Technopark General Manager Dr. Erkan know, Canakkale Mercantile Exchange Chairman rock Üzen Habitat Association Chairman Sezai Ready, with some rooms and exchange presidents in the region, providing consultation meetings online TOBB Board Member Cengiz Günay and Facebook Turkey Head of Department for Public Policy Jagatai Pekyör joined.
Moderator of the protocol ceremony, Çanakkale Technopark General Manager Dr. Erkan know the capital of the national consciousness in Canakkale 5 years ago 2023-2053-2071 vision they set out to produce local and national technology, he said today the region and Turkey's digital innovation center to be towards the goal of progressing rapidly. Dr. In his speech, Bil said: “In the next few months, we will lay the foundations of the Çanakkale Digital Content Development Center project, EnterHall, and quickly complete and open it. Thus, Turkey's games, animation and cartoon like all the digital content ecosystem will sell digital content to the world, bringing together the Dardanelles in Canakkale Technopark. In this context, with the establishment of the Facebook Station Regional Community Center in Çanakkale Technopark, we will increase the quality of the services we will provide to our entrepreneurs and support our entrepreneurs in their internationalization processes. Dr. Taking the floor after Bil's speech, TOBB Çanakkale Young Entrepreneurs Board President Orçun Oktay said that the realization of such an important project in Çanakkale Technopark, which will play a great role in regional development, will contribute to the development of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in our region.
"Facebook Station" project, expressed his excitement on Turkey to open a satellite community centers in different cities of Facebook Turkey Public Policy Department of the President Jagatai Pekyör's, said: "As Facebook is a long time we are trying to contribute to Turkey's economy. In this direction, we help people, communities and SMEs in our country to be successful by providing them with the digital skills they need. In September last year we opened our first community center in Istanbul in Turkey on Facebook Station was one of the most important steps we have taken this path. However, we have promised that our initiatives will not be limited to Istanbul. We keep this promise with the satellite centers we have opened in different cities including Çanakkale. In the following period, the company in Turkey with these satellite centers, we will continue to support communities and individuals. In order to enable individuals, businesses, communities and NGOs to develop themselves in the digital world in all our community centers, SMEs Beyond Borders, She Means Business, Stand Out With Facebook, I Have Control and Facebook Civil Society Program, such as online export, digital marketing, online security and digital We will organize training programs and workshops that focus on a range of different topics such as communication.
Sezai Hazır, Chairman of the Board of Habitat Association, said, “With this protocol, which we see as a goodwill agreement, we aim to support entrepreneurship in the region. These centers, where we plan to actively operate three main functions, namely Education, Co-Working Space and Pre-Incubation, will also host networking activities that bring universities, students, private sector, local governments and the public together.
Stating that Çanakkale Station, which will be carried out under the coordination of Çanakkale Commodity Exchange (ÇTB), will strengthen the connections of Çanakkale entrepreneurship ecosystem with entrepreneurship ecosystems in Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa and abroad, ÇTB Chairman of the Board Kaya Üzen said, “With the support of our university and Çanakkale Technopark, Çanakkale Station is will host and support all entrepreneurs who spend effort, thought and time to add value to Çanakkale ”.
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Rector and Çanakkale Technopark Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. In his speech, Sedat Murat said, “Since the day we took office, we have been working with great devotion to develop the R&D and Innovation infrastructure of our city and our university. As Çanakkale Technopark, we are rapidly growing at the stage of entrepreneurship and commercialization, as we mobilize all kinds of opportunities to increase academic quality at our university. We have risen to second among all universities in Turkey in patent applications last year. Today, we serve with almost 100% occupancy as a Technopark, which has been the center of attraction of the region with its technological and social facilities, all of which have been completed on an area of 135,000 m2.
Çanakkale Governor İlhami Aktaş made Çanakkale a city known for the vision projects of our country in his speech. Major projects such as Ezine Gıda İhtisas OIZ, especially the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, and Çanakkale Technopark are continuing rapidly. Our technopark has developed rapidly and has become the R&D and Innovation Center of our city and region. The project for the establishment of Facebook Station Regional Community Center, the protocol of which we have signed today, is also a very important initiative in the context of internationalization of our region's R&D and Innovation ecosystem. Çanakkalimiz, which has become a brand city in many fields from agriculture to tourism, will become the Brand City of the Digital Ecosystem from today on ”.
While Çanakkale Station offers different social groups and communities a physical space where they can come together, share ideas and work, it also aims to support businesses in the city to reach global markets and find jobs for individuals seeking jobs.