Founded in 2014 at Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Technocity, Bioeksen has been developing products for fast pathogen diagnosis through molecular biotechnology tools in various areas such as human and animal health and food safety. Because of its long experience in biotechnology, it succeeded in growing during the pandemic, according to its founder, Canan Ketre. Now,...
The highest monthly CAD in the history of the republic
What matters on Tuesday, March 21
What matters on Monday, March 20
Dollar lost its savings instrument edge
Quake-hit cities to get investment support
15% of earthquake victim voters migrated
What matters on Tuesday, March 14
A law specific to Istanbul is a must: Mayor of Istanbul
Share of compensation of employees in the GVA hits a 25-year low
Hunger limit doesn’t fit in wallets; new banknote is needed
Opposition bloc eyes deal to reunite, elevate popular mayors
Central Bank and SFD ink USD 5bn deposit deal
What matters on Monday, March 6
A big slowdown in the rate of interest reduction!
Economy expands by 5.6% in 2022
Mortality statistics rise by tenfold due to COVID-19
What matters on Tuesday, February 28
Central Bank cuts interest rate by 50 basis points
Will earthquake aids open a diplomatic channel?
Bioeksen exports test kits to nearly 50 countries
IdeaSoft’s App Store hopes to raise the bar on e-commerce connectivity
IDEASOFT’S LATEST App Store initiative will provide categorized solutions by IdeaSoft partners for companies seeking a more integrated e-commerce experience. The intiative, launched just a week ago, will, according to Eray Senturk, Partnership and Business Development Manager of IdeaSoft, create a world where everyone wins, from business partners to customers. Founded in 2005 by three...
Ideflow to transform concept of social media
FOUNDED BY 200 ACADEMICIANS, white-collar workers, entrepreneurs and non-governmental organization (NGO) representatives, Ideflow is a new social media platform that aims to transform the concept of social media. These 200 people did not get together to form a company but to form a solution to the unfair practices in existing social media, Hasan Deniz Peksen,...
Avokadio aims to prevent chronic diseases through breath analysis
AVOKADIO, a Turkey-based startup that offers breath analysis of dietary habits and their effects on metabolism, already went global without receiving any funding. Aiming to lead the way to a healthier diet for everyone, the company is set to go global by providing solutions for global health problems. Founded nearly three years ago, Avokadio began...
Time out alternatives for June 7-13
Moving Memories Istanbul-based art space Fisekhane presents a new group exhibition in cooperation with the Contemporary Istanbul Foundation (CIF) and Borusan Contemporary. Presenting the works of 16 artists, the exhibition focuses on the contemporary era where technology has an undeniable impact on art through metropolitan cities like Istanbul. The artists aim to make the audience...
Episome Biotechnologies plans five facilities in Europe in five years
FOUNDED as a research and development company in the Gebze Organized Industrial Zone Tehcnnopark, Episome Biotechnologies is a Turkish startup that focuses on the production of industrial enzyme technologies. After establishing itself in the Turkish market, it now has ambitious targets: to build five facilities in Europe by 2026. Since its establishment in 2014, Episome...
Weekly Agenda June 7-13
GLOBAL DATA CHINA TRADE BALANCEMONDAY The General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China will announce May trade balance data. China’s total trade surplus stood at USD 42.85 billion in April, compared with USD 13.8 billion in March. EU ZEW ECONOMIC SENTIMENT SURVEYTUESDAY 12PM The Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) will...
Weekly agenda May 31-June 6
GLOBAL DATA CHINA PMITUESDAY 1:45AM Markit Economics will announce May Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) data. Manufacturing PMI in China rose from an 11-month low of 50.6 in March to 51.9 in April. GERMANY UNEMPLOYMENTTUESDAY 7:55AM German Statistics Office will announce May unemployment rate data. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6% in April. U.S....
Time out alternatives for May 31-June 6
Protocinema presents: A Few in Many Places Istanbul and New York-based multicultural art platform Protocinema will host a new group exhibition that stretches between Istanbul, Seoul, Bangkok, New York, San Juan and Guatemala City. The exhibition addresses ongoing collapses and cycles of violence through various forms of collectivity and will seek answers to different questions...
Time out alternatives for May 24-30
Spring Watch Istanbul Modern Cinema’s new film program takes the audience on a tour of the past. These films, some of which made their debuts in international festivals in 2020 and will be screened for the first time in Turkey, all deal with the concept of the past, sometimes as a sweet yearning, sometimes as...