Osmaniye Business Development Center (İŞGEM) Opens Doors to Entrepreneurs


Osmaniye Business Development Center (İŞGEM) Opens Doors to Entrepreneurs
29 September 2017

Osmaniye Business Development Center (İŞGEM) Opens Doors to Entrepreneurs…

Osmaniye İŞGEM, constructed within the “Osmaniye Business Development Centre Establishment Project” , financed jointly by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey, managed by the Regional Competitiveness Programme Coordination and Implementation Department under the General Directorate of European Union and Foreign Relations of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology as the contracting authority, and implemented by the Governorate of Osmaniye is preparing to open its doors to entrepreneurs.

The establishment of the company which is responsible for the operation of İŞGEM was completed in partnership with Osmaniye Governorship, OIZ Directorate and Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

İŞGEM is built on 37.500 m2 area in Osmaniye Organized Industrial Zone and has 10.258 m2 closed area with 38 units of workshops in total. 16 of these 38 units are 125 m2, 16 of them are 250 m2, and 6 units are 500 m2. Construction will be completed by the end of October, and İŞGEM will provide services to entrepreneurs.

İŞGEM awaits new entrepreneurs, with priority in manufacturing industry, renewable energy and software sectors as well as other sectors. While providing physical space for business with advantageous lease payments, it is also providing business development coaching, business plan preparation and training and consultancy services in the related administrative areas to its tenants for free with the help of higly skilled staff.

Entrepreneurs will strengthen their technical infrastructure during their time in İŞGEM by developing and strengthening themselves in areas such as research and development (R&D), foreign trade, sales and marketing, business management, finance, and will be able to open up to new markets by increasing their competitiveness. Entrepreneurs who will take place in İŞGEM, which will make it easier for them to pass through the difficult processes they may encounter in their first years of business life, will be able to use and benefit common usage areas such as multi-purpose conferences and training rooms, exhibition area, information room, customer meeting room and cafeteria free of charge.

How should entrepreneurs who want to take place at İŞGEM apply?

Entrepreneurs who will come from Osmaniye, Hatay, and Kahramanmaraş which are covered by the scope of TAT project and want to establish a new business or to enlarge their business, deliver their application personally to Osmaniye İŞGEM Project Office at Raufbey Mah. Adnan Menderes Bulvarı 9546. Street No.:79/13 Zengin İş Merkezi, Osmaniye. Entrepreneurs who are eligible to apply could get detailed information from Technical Assistance Team (TAT) and SME experts In the project office. After this phase, entrepreneurs will be asked to prepare their business plans for business ideas. Expert support for entrepreneurs will also be provided in the preparation of the business plan, which is a report detailing the planning for the future of the business.

Business plans of entrepreneurs will be prepared free of charge with expert team support

When preparing business plans, entrepreneurs will be provided with free guidance and counseling support by İŞGEM experts. If exists, deficiencies in business plans will be eliminated, and a safer start-up for business life of entrepreneurs will be ensured.

Business plans will compete

After the end of the application period, business plans of the entrepreneurs who want to take part in Osmaniye İŞGEM will be examined by an evaluation commission and approved entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to rent a business in İŞGEM. Criteria such as; entrepreneurs ability to do business, business growth potential, innovative aspects and capital structure will take precedence over evaluating the applicants. A detailed description of these topics in business plans will provide an advantage for the entrepreneurs/applicants.

What is awaiting the entrepreneurs who are accepted into IŞGEM?

When the business plans of entrepreneurs who are entitled to enter Osmaniye İŞGEM are examined, the areas to be improved will be determined, and training and consultancy support process will be started for entrepreneurs in this direction. In the following periods, the ISGEM SME expert will follow the progress of the entrepreneur’s business by organizing monthly, quarterly and annual evaluation visits; if necessary, guidance on business proposals and thus support the entrepreneur’s business development will be provided by ISGEM SME expert.

Entrepreneurs who will be able to operate for three years in their workplaces will also be able to apply for the extension of rent contract for a maximum of two more years by consulting the management of the ISGEM at the end of the third year.

All interested entrepreneurs can contact with the İŞGEM Project Office via the following contact information:

Raufbey Mah. Adnan Menderes Bulvarı 9546.Sokak No.:79/13 Zengin İş Merkezi / Osmaniye

Phone : +90 (328) 802 00 97
Web : http://www.osmaniyeisgem.com
E-Mail : osip@osmaniyeisgem.com


Osmaniye Enterprise Development Centre (İŞGEM) Project where Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology, EU and Foreign Relations General Directorate, EU Financial Programmes Department is the Contracting Authority and Republic of Turkey Governorship of Osmaniye is the Beneficiary, was implemented by the consortium led by GOPA Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti..


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