T3 Entrepreneurship Program2018-06-08T16:54:16+00:00

THAT’S A GREAT IDEA! WHY DON’T WE GIVE IT A TRY?

Düşün

THINK

Think in detail, develop your idea constantly!

“I’ve got an idea but would it work?” We all have this brightest idea, which we don’t think of that much. This is the part where we bring it up. As a first step, you’ll need to combine your dreams with real life. At this stage, with our experienced academicians and mentors’ feedbacks, we help you to further develop your ideas and build them on concrete basis.

TRY

You can’t know, if you don’t try!

Something that is perfect in thought can leave you halfway in practice. If you create your business plan well, those surprises will affect you less. At this point, we help you out with prototyping your idea and establishing your business plan. Different trainings and convenient technical equipments will be accessible to enable you to carry out your first initiatives of your enterprise.

Dönüştür

TRANSFORM

Everything looks good on paper!

There is a solid idea and a business model. So, is it over? surely not, everything has just getting started. You are just beginning to take the necessary steps to transform your business idea into a real product. In T3 Entrepreneurship Program, we guide you in transforming your idea into a venture!

THE WORLD IS HUGE AND AN IDEA CAME UP TO YOUR MIND COULD BE THOUGHT BY SOMEONE ELSE AS WELL. IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO TAKE THE FIRST STEPS NOW.

Ideas get better as you share.

Instead of being alone on this road, we offer an environment where you can share your opinion with the people who understand you. T3 Entrepreneurship Program allows you to build a broad network so that you can strengthen your business idea with your efforts and interactivity.

WE’RE THERE WHEN YOU SAY “IF I WERE GIVEN THE CHANCE, I WOULD DO A LOT!”

“All right, but what is this T3?”

As a part of ODTÜ Kalkanlı Technology Valley (KALTEV), Think-Try-Transform (T3) is a business initiative acceleration program which aims to connect the technological ideas of entrepreneurs with funds, mentors, investors and the end users.

HOW CAN I APPLY TO T3?

It’s pretty simple! You can easily sign up from https://giris.odtukaltev.com.tr and then sign in to apply to the program!

SO, HOW DOES THIS WORK?

2018 Finalists

Final Rank Team Name Project Prize
1 Setras Smart Agriculture System Special Office in the Incubation Center – 6000 TL Fund – IBM Data Science Training & Cloud Credit
2 Vita in Cyprus – ViC Vita in Cyprus Open Office in the Incubation Center – 5000 TL Fund
3 Green Pact HydroRoof Solar & SmartConnect Smart Home Systems Open Office in the Incubation Center – 4000 TL Fund
4 AeroCivilSense UAV-Based Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure Open Office in the Incubation Center – 2000 TL Fund
5 YHW Blind Supporter (ERIK) IBM Data Science Training & Cloud Credit
6 TowBuoy TowBuoy motorized float
7 Bi-Cycle Münhal
8 YardıMetre YardıMetre
9 Greenific PedAir
10 ICEtoys ICEtoys IBM Data Science Training & Design Thinking Training
11 Hope Fresh-Start
12 Viper Technologies New Generation Realistic VR Architectural Visualization
13 H2order Water ordering mobile application

Evaluators and Mentors

Aydın Öztunalı

Aydın Öztunalı

Entrepreneur – Investor

Aysu Sagun Kentel

Aysu Sagun Kentel

Architecture

Burçak Özoğlu

Burçak Özoğlu

Business Administration

Can Sarvan

Can Sarvan

İsviç – Net Communications

Carter Mandrik

Carter Mandrik

Business Administration – Sustainable Environment and Energy Systems

Damla Fehmi

Damla Fehmi

Erdal & Co.

Enver Ever

Enver Ever

Computer Engineering

Faruk Yaylaz

Faruk Yaylaz

Girişim Merkezi

Gizem Olgu

Gizem Olgu

Creditwest

Hayriye Gül Özal Argönül

Hayriye Gül Özal Argönül

ODTÜ KALTEV

Hayriye Kahveci

Hayriye Kahveci

Political Science and International Relations

Hüran Mirillo

Hüran Mirillo

Modern Languages

Hüseyin Erdal

Hüseyin Erdal

Erdal & Co.

İbrahim Turgut

İbrahim Turgut

Creditwest

Mehmet Bağkur

Mehmet Bağkur

Entrepreneur

Murat Bitirici

Murat Bitirici

Akbank

Onur Taylan

Onur Taylan

Mechanical Engineering

Seyhan Özmenek

Seyhan Özmenek

Modern Languages

Şerife Komut

Şerife Komut

Creditwest

Tayfun Can Onuk

Tayfun Can Onuk

Corporate Editor

Tayfun Nesimoğlu

Tayfun Nesimoğlu

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Tunç Yalgın

Tunç Yalgın

Entrepreneur and Angel Investor

Uğur Karban

Uğur Karban

Aerospace Engineering

Volkan Esat

Volkan Esat

Mechanical Engineering

Yeliz Yeşilada

Yeliz Yeşilada

Computer Engineering

Sponsors

Golden Sponsors

ASELSAN
Creditwest

Silver Sponsor

KANER Şirketler Grubu

Training Sponsor

TEB

Communication Sponsor

Turkcell Kuzey Kıbrıs

Cloud Sponsor

IBM

Supporter Organizations

Girişim Merkezi
Erdal & Co.
ODTÜ KKK IEEE Student Chapter

GOT ANY QUESTIONS?
TAKE A LOOK AT THE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

As a team leader, if you are a student or a graduate of METU, and your team members are older than 18 years old, you are welcome to apply to the program.

Support will be provided to business ideas and projects within METU Northern Cyprus Campus facilities. Priority will be given to business ideas and projects that can be carried out to reality with the reasonable resources. Also teams that pass the first elimination will take extensive entrepreneurship courses.
The feasibility of the business ideas are evaluated by the recommendations of the relevant field experts and academics.
Sure. Whatever your major is, you can apply for T3 as long as your project is focused on technology and you meet the minimum requirements.
Ön elemeyi geçen gruplara kapsamlı girişimcilik eğitimi, girişimcilik seminerleri ve ODTÜ laboratuvarları ile birlikte iş fikri için gerekli teçhizatların kullanımı sağlanacaktır. Aynı zamanda ODTÜ iletişim ağı içerisinde bulunan paydaş ve sponsorlardan da destek sağlanabilecektir.
Teams should be comprised of minimum 1 and maximum 5 persons.
The number of team members on its own is not a criteria while evaluating the applications. We try to see whether the applicants have sufficient knowledge about and experience in their business ideas.
Yes. Regardless of your year of studies, you can apply for T3 as long as you meet the other criteria.
Under TRNC trade laws, the nationality of applicants is important for starting up a business. The nationals of Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, Turkish Republic and nationals of other countries will be directed to different programs based on their projects and project aims.
No, each team can go up to final stage with only one idea.
No, it is not necessary at the first application phase. Yet, you need to think about your business idea thoroughly in order to be able to answer the questions in the application form.
Yes, you can take part in multiple teams as a team member. However, you can be a team leader only for one team. Also, In order to use the time of the jury efficiently, multiple applications with the same project leader may go through a preliminary elimination process.
Until the 2nd course date, it is possible to change the members of your team. However, to make the changes you should send a request letter and obtain the approval of T3 Administrative Board. The approval of the Administrative Board requires the consent of both parties: the leaving member and the new member of the team.
The Intellectual Property Right of the business idea belongs to the team. Also a Confidentiality Agreement will be signed by the consultants and the jury members.
Yes, it is. The training program is designed to improve the professional entrepreneurship skills of the team members. One of the important contributions of T3 is the trainings.
As long as you meet the education and age requirement, you can apply for the program. In this case, your work conditions will be taken into consideration, and the training times and hours will be planned accordingly.
No. You can save and complete your application at a later time. After you press the “Complete Application” button, your application will be sent to T3 Administrative team. After this stage, you will not be able to make any changes.

Contact

t3metu.edu.tr