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For Entrepreneurs

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Income Tax- The researchers, software developers, designers and R&D personnel that work in these zones are exempt from all types of taxes related to their employment until 31.12.2023.

Support Personnel- R&D personnel, designers and support personnel (not to exceed ten percent of the number of R&D and design personnel) that work in these zones are exempt from all types of taxes related to their employment until 31.12.2023.

Fundamental Sciences – Technology Development Zone companies employing R&D personnel with at least a bachelor’s degree in fundamental sciences, the monthly gross amount of the minimum wage is being paid for them for that year from the ministry budget for two years. In this context, the support to be provided to each Technology Development Zone company cannot exceed ten percent of the total number of personnel employed in the company in the relevant month. If this number has a remainder than the number increased to the next integer.

Academics - Faculty members may establish companies, may be a partner in an established company and/ or take part in the management of such companies with the permission of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Technology/ Faculty in order to commercialize the results of their research.

Off-Campus Work- Incentives are applied for off-campus work if they are related with an ongoing project and if off-campus work becomes a necessity.

Master Degree- The portion of the wages to be determined separately or jointly by the Council of Ministers, that it does not exceed one hundred percent of the wages of the R&D and design personnel working in the enterprises in the Region for at least one year, maximum one and a half years for postgraduate students and two years for doctoral students, evaluated within the scope of income tax withholding incentive.

Insurance Premium- In accordance with the temporary article 2 of the Technology Development Zones Law No. 4691, 50% of the employer's share in the insurance premium of the personnel whose wages are exempt from income tax (R&D, design and support) is supported by the Ministry of Finance within the scope of the Law No. 5746. The number of support personnel who will benefit from the incentives regarding the employer's insurance premium cannot exceed ten percent of the number of R&D and design personnel.

Income and corporation taxpayers that operate in these zones are exempt from income and corporation taxes from software development and R&D activities that take place exclusively in these zones until 31.12.2023.

Within this period, all delivery and services of products for system and data management work applications, sectoral, internet, mobility, military command and control application softwares which take place exclusively in these zones are exempt from value added tax. Deliveries and services in the form of system management, data management, business applications, sectoral, internet, mobile and military command control application software produced exclusively in these Regions by entrepreneurs are also exempt from value added tax until 31.12.2023.

Customs Duty and Imported Goods- Goods imported to be used in research related to software, R&D, innovation and design projects carried out within the scope of this Law, customs duty and all kinds of funds, papers and transactions made within this scope are exempt from stamp duty and fee.

Technological Product- Investments can be made in the Region, with the approval of the managing company and the permission of the Ministry, for the production of the technological product they have obtained as a result of the R&D or design projects they have initiated and concluded in the region.

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Entrepreneurs can establish a new company, relocate their main office or open a branch in Teknopark İzmir.

Entrepreneurs who want to start their activities in Teknopark İzmir or who want to move their activities to the region make their applications in two steps as pre-application and application.

For detailed information and communication, the Public Relations Unit can be called on the phone number with extension as 0 232 765 9091 - 19.

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Entrepreneurs entering the R&D Portal system should fill out the application form. The Application Form consists of 3 main sections:

  1. Company Information
  2. Personal Information
  3. Project Information

As the fields inside each section are filled in, the "green tick" meaning "completed" appears on the screen. The fact that all sections are covered with this green tick means that an application can be made and the system will now allow applications to be made. 

For more detailed information about the evaluation process and the documents to be submitted, information can be obtained by calling the phone number with extension as 0 232 765 9091 – 16.

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After the final application of the entrepreneurs to the Zone, the office space approved by the Managing Office can be reserved for the entrepreneur during the evaluation process.

The result of the application is notified to the Entrepreneur in writing and the Entrepreneur is invited to the Zone for the signing of the "R&D Area Allocation Agreement" for the reserved area.

For more detailed information about the Field Allocation process, you can get information by calling 0 232 765 9091 – 19.

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Argeportal, It is the interface used for the realization and follow-up of the business processes in the tasks assigned to the Technopark Executive Companies with the laws and regulations numbered 4691 for the follow-up of entrepreneurial companies and projects.

For detailed information, you can get information by calling the phone number 0 232 765 9091 - 16.

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