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Frequently Asked Questions

Who may apply to Teknopark İzmir?

Companies carrying out Research and Development and software projects may apply to Teknopark İzmir.

How may you apply to Teknopark İzmir?

Teknopark İzmir Administrator Company carries out a preliminary meeting and gets information on projects before accepting applications of companies and entrepreneurs which would like to take part in the region.  During these meetings, matters to be taken into consideration for applications are mentioned and then, company or entrepreneur submits its Teknopark İzmir Application Form along with all details demanded enclosed to Teknopark İzmir’s administration. 

Are applications to Teknopark İzmir paid?

An application fee amounting to TRY 1000 + VAT (18%) is collected from companies during Teknopark İzmir applications. 

How do you carry out assessment and acceptance of applications?

Applications are subjected to a preliminary assessment by the Administrator Company. It is examined whether Applicant’s qualities, works he wishes to carry out in the region are in conformity with Laws, Regulations and incorporation purposes of the Region or not.  As the result of the preliminary assessment, Project Assessment Commission is established as per their sectors for applications deemed appropriate.   On a date determined by the Administrator Company, Project Assessment Commission holds meetings with applicants and examines the submitted projects.  Following the meetings, Project Assessment Commission presents its opinion on applications to the Administrator Company. Administrator Company makes the final decision on related application by taking into account opinions of the Commission. Accepted Applicant is invited to sign a contract. 

Who do constitute the Commission Members?

Commission Members consist of specialists in the fields of company’s business line and sofware development projects.  IYTE academicians have priority in appointment of Commission Members. 

How long does it take to assess all applications?

Assessment of applications consists of a period of maximum  thirty days as of delivery date of forms. 

How much is costs of allocated offices?

Teknopark İzmir Reserach and Development office rentals are 10$/ m2+ VAT. Operation cost fee is 3$/m2+ VAT.  Operation costs includes landscaping, common area air conditioning and cleaning, building security, common area electricity and water costs.  Other services of office area such as phone and data etc. are not included in the operation cost. 

What are the tax advantages provided under the Technology Development Zones Law?

Companies allowed to have their operations in the region have tax exemption under the Technology Development Zones  Law.  (i) R&D personnel employed in the region, researcher personnel and software personnel fees are exempted from income tax until 31.12.2023.   (ii) Income generated from R&D and software development activities executed exclusively in the region are exempted from corporate tax (natural entities are exempted from income tax) until 31.12.2023. (İii) During the period in which earnings of entrepreneurs having their operations in the region are exempted from income or corporate tax, all deliveries and services produced in these regions and related to system management, data management, business practices, sectoral, internet, mobile and military command control application software are exempted from value added tax.  

Is it necessary to move company’s head office to the region in order to start having operations in Teknopark İzmir?

It is not mandatory to move company’s head office to the region. R&D and Software offices established may be branches as well. 

What is the Technopark Istanbul electricity account information?

İzmir Teknoloji Geliştirme Bölgesi AŞ
Türkiye İş Bankası
Basmane - İzmir Şubesi
1134392 nolu TL hesabı
IBAN: TR45 0006 4000 0013 4021 1343 92 

What is the rental Izmir Technopark account information?

İzmir Teknoloji Geliştirme Bölgesi AŞ
Türkiye İş Bankası 
Basmane - İzmir Şubesi
1046009 nolu TL hesabı
IBAN: TR89 0006 4000 0013 4021 0460 09 

What is the Izmir Technopark account information?

İzmir Teknoloji Geliştirme Bölgesi AŞ
TC İş Bankası
Basmane Şubesi

3402-1206745
IBAN:TR94 0006 4000 0013 4021 2067 45

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