Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) was established in January 2017 by a group of young entrepreneurs and young professionals who believe that Turkey can achieve its full potential only through a high-tech movement.


The objective of T3 Foundation is to enable talented young people and people of all age groups to participate in technology development processes, to identify and train talented young people; to contribute to the development of entrepreneurship culture in the field of technology and to scientific studies in all these fields.


The Foundation carries out projects in line with this objective. Technical training and workshops for prospective middle school, high school and university youth and supporting teams for project competitions are the main activities of the foundation. In the other areas of activity, attempts to create technology that will provide added value to Turkey is working towards providing capital support. Deneyap Technology Workshops were launched in July 2017 by T3 Foundation for the purpose of training future engineers and technology leaders.


The TEKNOFEST ISTANBUL Aerospace and Technology Festival is organized by the T3 Foundation, T.C. Industry and Technology Ministry and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality to showcase Turkey's rapid advance in technology and to promote technology advances as a national cause. The festival, which was held last year, has become the second biggest aviation festival in the world with its 550,000 visitors.

The Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters' Association  was formed in 1991 under the title of Uludag Vehicle and Auxiliary Industry Exporters' Association  with 246 members and exports of $163 million under the umbrella of the Uludag Exporters' Association. OIB has 5.100 active memberships and it is the sole export representative of the automotive industry, the locomotive of the country's total exports. All exporting main and supplier industry companies in the automotive sector in Turkey are members of OIB, which is a union of coordination for automotive sector exporters. Continuously active for 28 consecutive years. It continues to be a determined leader in exports of automotive sector.


Main Activities


• Increasing the export volume of the industry;

• Informing its members about developments in foreign trade.

• To provide professional ethics and solidarity among exporters

Established in 1978, TAYSAD is the sole and most competent representative of the Turkish automotive supplier industry. With 426 members, TAYSAD represents 65% of the output of the automotive supplier industry and 70% of the industry’s exports. 80% of TAYSAD’s members operate in the Marmara region; 12% in the Aegean region and 8% in other regions of Turkey. 426 TAYSAD members employ more than 200,000 people. 25% of TAYSAD members have foreign partners who hold varying levels of shares.


TAYSAD is a member of CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers(


TAYSAD has a reference position within Turkey for domestic and international OEM’s, Tier 1 Suppliers and institutions being the representative of Turkish Automotive Parts and Components Suppliers. TAYSAD holds ESCA Silver Label and ISO 9001 Certificates.


Main Activities

• Co-operation with Universities

• Co-operation with Government

• Training & Seminars

• Co-operation with OEM Companies

• Member Relations

• International Competitiveness Development Projects

• Global Markets

• Corporate Social Responsibility Projects

• Fairs

• Public Relations

• Meetings & Conferences

• TAYSAD Magazine

• Benchmarking Study

The Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD), established in 1974, represents the automotive manufacturers operating in Turkey at domestic and international levels.

OSD is an active member of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (OICA).


The Mission of OSD is to:


• Contribute to the development of a sustainable and internationally competitive automotive industry in Turkey,

• Collect, analyse and circulate information on the automotive industry among its members and the public at large,

• Study issues of mutual interest to its members and develop industry position on these matters,

• Promote industry policies in the domestic and international arena with the concerned parties and the public in general.



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