Tüpraş participates in a wide range of platforms with the aim of integrating with the entrepreneurship ecosystem and developing the ecosystem.
- The TÜSİAD Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Working Group
Tüpraş takes part in the TÜSİAD Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Working Group, which was established with the aim of developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Turkey, and succeeded in placing a city from Turkey on the entrepreneurial ecosystem ranking.
- The Turkey Entrepreneurial Institutions Platform
Tüpraş was included in The Turkey Entrepreneur Institutions Platform that was established with the aim of developing learning between institutions, raising awareness over best practices and spreading the systematic applications of in-house entrepreneurship in 2018.
- Etohum (E-seed)
Tüpraş aims to achieve early access to digital technologies through Etohum membership. The channel, which was established through Etohum to allow entrepreneurs to convey their innovative ideas in specific focus areas to Tüpraş, was commissioned in 2018.
Tüpraş’s web page: https://etohum.com/tupras
A.SPIRE is a non-profit international association, which represents the private sector as a partner under the SPIRE Public-Private Partnership PPP and which was established as part of the Horizon2020 Frame Program. Tüpraş is the first Turkish company to have joined the A.SPIRE platform. The platform, which directs EU policies and projects and is directly addressed by the European Commission as the representative of the private sector, supports open innovation studies. Representatives from the Tüpraş Innovation and R&D departments join the meetings.
- New Ideas New Work (NINW)
Tüpraş became a strategic partner in the NINW Acceleration Program in 2018 in order to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem and innovative ideas within the scope of open innovation studies. Tüpraş aims to benefit the program with its experience with the aim of supporting early stage entrepreneurs and contributing to the development of the ecosystem. Within the scope of our strategic partnership, we participated in training programs together with entrepreneurs, following up the processes of transformation of ideas into an initiative, and mentoring support was provided to entrepreneurs. The Tüpraş Special Awards were presented to the Sensgreen teams working on the energy efficiency in buildings and the comfort of people with HERA that work on the personality analysis application that is based on virtual reality.