MEETING WITH THE TEXTILE DESIGN CENTERS
In our country we have 272 Design Centers. Our design centers finishing 2.350 project in a year and it increasing Turkey’s qualification of design. 1800 project will have been finishing soon in that design centers. Our design centers not only contribute the country’s economic situation, it also contribute the country’s employment. It is playing a big role for this purpose.
Our design centers have some special discounts
Such as ;
- Tax Discounts ( for all design costs)
- Insurance Support ( Half of the employer’s share is paid by the Ministry of Finance until 2023.)
- Income Tax Withholding Support
- Stamp Duty Exception
- Customs Duty Exception
Today, If we want to increase our firm’s power the most important 3 things that we should do ;
- Research & Development (R&D)
This month we focused to design centers in our country. Turkey Exporters Council and Turk Economy Bank made an award ceremony for the best entrepreneur in Turkey. In this ceremony Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said some special things for the future attemps. She said ‘’Our ministry support all entrepreneurs in every step for being entrepreneurs.
Our Industry and Trade Minister Mustafa Varank also explained the importance of Research and Development and design. He said ‘’Our purpose is to increasing R&D and Design Centers numbers.’’ And add some other things : ‘’ Some countries are buying raw materials from our country and they make an artistic touching to the raw materials and then they sell the changed materials all over the world. They produce 100 liras of added value from 1 lira of raw material. Design is an indispensable part of branding and growth.
The Number of Design Centers Raised to 272.
In brief, the investment made for entrepreneurship is so important for R&D, design and innovation. They contributing our countries economy and employment seriously. Every passing day the business world getting more and more awareness in this subject. It is bringing the competitive advantage to the company. With a fast conversion. At the end of September 2017 Turkey had 246 Design Centers. And after just one month this number increased to 272. And at the end of October the number of design centers increased 9%.
- 57 of design centers belongs to textile and raw material sectors.
- 7 of design centers belongs to confection and raw materials sectors.
- In production ındustry they have 33 design centers.
When we look the general appearance of Turkey the employment number is more than 5 thousand 600. In design centers the project numbers which continuing now is 1800. And the completed project number is 2350.
25% of Design Centers is belongs to textile sector. It shows us the textile sector’s purpose is to reaching more value added exports. Turkey is the 8th biggest textile suppliers in the world. And Turkey is 2nd biggest textile suppliers in the European Union. Turkey textile and ready cloth sectors wants to being 5th in the world.
Turk textile and ready cloth sector have a strong infrastructure and modern facilities. These sectors wants to be successful with new Design Centers.
- In Turkey ¼ of Design Centers belongs to textile sector.
Design Activities Are Within The Scope Of Support
Lets we look the design centers closely. In 26 February 2016 R&D reform package published in formal newspaper. Again under this law, the concept of Design Centers entered into legislation and many important supports were brought to the Design Centers.
Requirements For The Design Centers
For a center to be a design center they should have the several things and they must to fulfill the below requirements ;
- There should be at least 10 full-time design personnel to work in the Design Center as designer and technician.
- Design projects need to be found in the Design Center.
- Design and support personnel should have mechanisms to make physical control of working in the Design Center.
- Design activities should be carried out domestically.
- Design Centers are organized in a separate unit and need to be in a single space or in a physical space.
OUR BIGGEST RESPONSIBILITIES IS THE SUPPORTING DESINGS IN OUR COUNTRY.
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