Within the scope of the BUTEXCOMP Project, at the workshop that brought together the technical textile and composite material sectors in Bursa, the companies discussed the twinning work and cooperation opportunities in detail.
2nd edition of the Supply Chain Twinning Program Workshops within the scope of the Composite Material and Technical Textile Prototype Production and Application Center Technical Support Project (BUTEXCOMP) supported by the European Union and the Ministry of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey within the framework of the Competitive Sectors Program and carried out by the Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTSO). The second one was organized.
Companies’ Confidence in the Project Continues to Increase
Stating that the workshop held with the aim of increasing the competitiveness of technical textile and composite materials sector companies in Bursa in global markets was productive, BUTEXCOMP 2nd Key Expert-Innovation Specialist Mutlu Sezen said, “We received very positive feedback from the companies that participated in our previous workshops. Company officials state that they are extremely satisfied with the results of the project. It turns out that collaboration between companies is beneficial and will continue sustainably. “Such activities further increase companies’ trust and interest in the project.” he said.
Significant Contribution to University-Industry Integration
Bursa Uludağ University Textile Engineering Department Head Prof. Dr. Dilek Kut said, “At the meeting where we came together with the companies, we had the opportunity to introduce ourselves as a university and explain the work we have done. Especially today, the textile industry has evolved into the technical textile field. Technical textiles and composite materials have begun to come to the fore. Technical textiles and composite materials will continue to be used in many areas. “With such workshops, we also examine the scientific side of the matter.” said. Bursa Technical University Polymer Materials Engineering Lecturer and Bursateknopark General Manager Prof. Dr. Ayşe Bedeloğlu said, “Within the scope of the project, the capacities of the companies were revealed. Our companies are quite experts in their fields, but sometimes they are not sufficiently aware of their capacities. This project provides benefits for them to use their capacities in a better way. As BTU, we will continue to support university-industry cooperation.” he said.
Discussions Were Held With Potential Buyers
At the BUTEXCOMP Supply Chain Matching Workshop, Bursa SMEs evaluated cooperation opportunities with the suppliers, solution providers and potential buyers who participated in the workshop and were matched in line with needs/interests in their bilateral meetings.
Composite Material and Technical Textile Prototype Production and Application Center (BUTEXCOMP) Technical Support Project carried out by BTSO is carried out within the scope of the Competitive Sectors Program, financed within the framework of the financial cooperation of the European Union and the Republic of Turkey and carried out by the Ministry of Industry and Technology.