Winner in Category Joint Venture R&D
Congratulations to İTA İstanbul, our winner of the Turkish German Innovation Award in the "Joint Venture R&D" category. İTA İstanbul is a successful cooperation between the Institute for Textile Technology of the German University RWTH Aachen and the Turkish textile export association ITKIB. The goals of the cooperation are to promote joint development projects, exchange of know-how and promotion of commercial and academic training.
Through the location in Istanbul, partners and industrial customers in Turkey are acquired, managed and integrated into joint development projects. In addition, German and Turkish companies are supported on development of markets in the respective partner country. Transnational cooperation is maintained and developed further, in particular through intensive partnerships with industrial associations, universities and research institutes in Turkey.
The directorate of ITA Istanbul is set significantly by the ITA of RWTH Aachen University. The central technological fields of nonwovens, clothing, finishing, coating and the environment are focused under the management of Dr.-Ing. Bayram Aslan. Other business areas are consulting, testing, monitoring, certification and training. The ITA Istanbul is equipped with extensive pilot and laboratory facilities as well as an extensive accredited test laboratory.
For its contribution to strengthen and expand the long-time tradition of German-Turkish cooperation in Textile sector İTA İstanbul receives the German-Turkish Innovation Award. We wish you a successful cooperation in the future.