News Center -TDO-Italia’s Ambassador to Turkey Massimo Gaiani hosted a reception in consequence of “Turkey-Italia Innovation Day” event.
President of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal, foreign mission representatives, academicians, business people and many other guests attended to the reception being held at the Italian Embassy, Ankara.
In his opening speech, Ambassador Gaiani, expressed his satisfaction with the participation in the event and said as he thought of the subject innovation cooperation should concentrate on areas of Turkey and Italy.
Gaiani emphasized that scientific research and innovation are the priority of the Italian government as well as universities and research institutions and stated that Turkey should focus on innovation in the global arena in order to stay competitive with Italy.
Ambassador Gaiani reminded that the innovation day activities will be held tomorrow at TUBITAK and thanked everyone who contributed to the organization of the program.
President of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal also made a speech and pointed out that there is serious interest in innovation in the World and said“We were hoping that a maximum of 100 people would apply when the event was announced tomorrow but more than 600 attendees."
Mandal also stated that Turkey want to strengthen their cooperation in the field of innovation, international science and technology and added that the cooperation between Turkey and Italy in the field of innovation will be the interest of the two countries.