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Deadline for submitting applications for Lonca BIGG is February 23rd


Founded by Kuveyt Türk to support technology-oriented and scalable business ideas, Lonca Entrepreneurship Center continues to receive applications as an implementing agency for the BIGG Program, where TUBITAK provides non-refundable support to entrepreneurs. Startups that make their Lonca BIGG applications  on will take advantage of TUBITAK's grant support of up to 200 thousand TL. TUBITAK BIGG's applications for the first call period of 2022 will end on February 23rd.
The Lonca Entrepreneurship Center, which was established in 2017 by Kuveyt Türk, Turkey's leading participation financial institution, in order to reveal and support technology-oriented innovative ideas, continues to receive new term applications for the 1512 Individual Young Entrepreneurship (BIGG) Program, in which TUBITAK provides non-refundable support to entrepreneurs, in cooperation with ITU Çekirdek.
In the Lonca BIGG process, entrepreneurs can benefit from the network of both the Lonca Entrepreneurship Center and ITU Çekirdek as well as other support of the Lonca if they bring their projects to a certain stage. As BIGG Implementing Organization, Lonca receives the business ideasof entrepreneurs via Entrepreneurs will be able to apply to TUBITAK's first call period of 2022 through the website of the Lonca Entrepreneurship Center until Wednesday, February 23, 2022.
"Startups will benefit from grants up to 200 thousand TL"
Kuveyt Türk Strategy and Innovation Group Manager and Lonca Management Committee Member Dr. Selman Ortaköy stated "The Lonca Entrepreneurship Center, which we established in 2017 to support and develop innovative ideas and bring them to the country's economy, has managed to be at the forefront of Turkey's most effective incubation centers and enterprise acceleration programs. So far, we have touched hundreds of startups and unearthed hundreds of ideas. We provided grants, mentoring support, infrastructure and incubation services to our entrepreneurs. We continue to work for the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our country and for our initiatives to take place worldwide. We provide up to 50,000 TL in cash as grants to each of our entrepreneurs in our center for both product development and daily needs. As well as being an implementing organization for TÜBİTAK's BIGG Program, we can receive applications to this program through our own platforms. Thus, the startups that are deemed appropriate can benefit from a grant of up to 200 thousand TL. We invite the startups that want to meet the product and idea, R&D studies and infrastructure deficiencies to apply to Lonca BIGG. "
For applications that continue until 23 February 2022, you can visit