Swiss Ambassador Jean-Daniel Ruch, Economy and Commercial Attaché Levent Durukan, Head of Economy and Culture Department Ariane Tinner visited the OSTiMTECH Factory project workshops carried out within the scope of OSTİM Technical University Social Development Support Program (SOGEP).
OSTİM Technical University Project coordinator, Director of Entrepreneurship Center Dr. Begüm Şahin and Project Coordinator Assist. Prof. Dr. Turan Şişman, Director of Vocational High School, gave an informative presentation to the event, OSTİM Technical University Board of Trustees Chairman Orhan Aydın, Rector Prof. Dr. Murat Yülek, OSTiM OSB Board Member Behzat Zeydan, OSTiM Technopark General Manager Dr. Derya Çağlar, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Prof. Dr. Demiral Akbar and OSTİM Employment Office managers participated.
The delegation led by the Swiss Embassy ended their visit by touring the university campus with the vehicles produced in OSTİM OSB.
OSTİMTECH Factory Project Aims to Reduce Youth Unemployment
The OSTİMTECH Factory project, carried out by the OSTİM Technical University Entrepreneurship and Leadership Center, presents a fully equipped structure in the OSTİM Technical University campus, in which professional competencies will be gained at the center. With the curriculum created by OSTİMTECH’s well-equipped academics, it is aimed to gain competence to both qualified unemployed and entrepreneurial candidates in the structure that includes 7 workshops, intellectual-industrial rights and commercialization center (within TTO), certification center (OTUSEM) and incubation center and a common use area.
Free Trainings Will Be Provided to Youth at OSTİMTECH Factory
It is aimed that the model to be put forward with the project, which is the reduction of youth unemployment, which is in question in Turkey and in Ankara in particular, will increase both the youth entrepreneurship rate and youth employment.
In this context, Digital Design Workshop Trainings, 3D Printer Workshop Trainings, Machining Workshop Trainings, Embedded Systems Workshop Trainings, Virtual Reality Workshop Trainings, Cyber Security Workshop Trainings are provided free of charge at the OSTİMTECH Factory, and it is planned to guide young people in finding a profession.