Introducing the Marmara Open Innovation Community: A Virtual Incubation Center for the Future
The world is changing rapidly, and the need for innovation and collaboration has never been greater. As we face global challenges, entrepreneurs and visionaries are the key to unlocking new solutions and driving progress. The Marmara Open Innovation Community (MOIC) is an initiative designed to support these change-makers by providing a virtual incubation center where they can connect, collaborate, and bring their ideas to life.
The Marmara Open Innovation Community
The Marmara Open Innovation Community is a thriving ecosystem of entrepreneurs, experts, investors, and supporters from various sectors who share a common goal: to foster innovation and growth in the region of Turkey and beyond. By leveraging the power of open innovation, MOIC nurtures startups and projects within the Komodo ecosystem and Marmara Chain, empowering them to thrive in a competitive global market.
A Comprehensive Support System
Marmara virtual incubation center offers a wide range of resources and support for its members. Some key features of the community include:
Diverse Interest Groups: Marmara Open Innovation Community hosts currently over 20 specialized interest groups, focusing on areas such as natural food, artificial intelligence, software development, architecture, renewable energy, and more. These groups allow members to connect with like-minded individuals and work together on projects within their respective fields.
Project Evaluation Committee: To ensure the quality and viability of projects within the community, Marmara Open Innovation Community has established a Project Evaluation Committee (PEC) to review and approve project proposals. The PEC is composed of representatives from academia, business, civil society, and local communities, providing a comprehensive and holistic perspective when assessing projects.
Incubation Support: Approved projects gain access to Marmara Open Innovation Community's incubation support, including mentorship, funding opportunities, and networking with potential partners and investors. Startups can also collaborate with other projects in the Startup ecosystem, fostering a sense of unity and shared progress.
Marmara Chain and Smart Mahalle: Marmara Team is dedicated to supporting projects related to Marmara Chain, the Komodo ecosystem, with the first project, Smart Mahalle, already accepted in a Technopark. Smart Mahalle will serve as a framework for the Marmara Chain Phase 2 and provide the escrow points necessary for the project's success. The mission of Smart Mahalle is to provide a decentralized open source framework structure to integrate communities as escrow points that also work as incubation centers within local regions.
The Marmara Open Innovation Community is a groundbreaking virtual incubation center that aims to harness the power of open innovation to drive growth and success for startups and projects within the region. By providing resources, support, and collaboration opportunities, Marmara Incubation Center is paving the way for a brighter and more innovative future. If you are an entrepreneur, innovator, or simply someone with a passion for creating positive change, consider joining the Marmara Open Innovation Community and be a part of this exciting movement.