28.09.2016

For the consecutive third time, Kuveyt Türk’s R&D Center has been awarded the “Best R&D Center” prize in Banking and Finance Sector at the 5th Private Sector R&D Centers Summit, this year.

Kuveyt Türk Katilim Bankası has been elected as the “Best R&D Center” in Banking and Finance category at the summit held in Ankara, for the consecutive third time. Mr. Nihat Zeybekçi, Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, who has attended the summit has presented the prize to Mr. Mücahit Gündebahar, the Group Manager of Kuveyt Türk Information Technologies, during the R&D Centers Performance Index Award and Certification Ceremony.

Expressing their pleasure that they have been awarded the prize for the third time in a row, Mr. Gündebahar said, “Celebrating its 5th year, Kuveyt Türk’s R’D Center continues its pioneering efforts in banking sector with its enriched staffing and improved infrastructure. Becoming our source of pride with consecutive prizes since its establishment, I feel great pleasure to see this award on the front window of our R&D Center for the third time. I cordially celebrate my colleagues for their team harmony, successful coordination and well-disciplined efforts. On this very occasion, I would also like to express my gratitude to local and overseas business partners for their hard-working and labor who have not spared any efforts bringing in this success.”

“We will continue bringing in new projects which will add to the prestige of Turkey in technology”

Stating that the most important driving force for the R&D Center aiming at combining and harmonizing the technology and R&D vision with the vision of the country is to become an actor in the national cause and raise the participation banking, Mr. Gündebahar underlined that the R&D Center operating under international standards would continue putting its signature under new projects which will contribute to Turkey’s prestige in the field of technology.

The prize is given in recognition of the important steps taken as part of the 2023 vision of Turkey and motivating its potential in innovation. The prizes given after assessing 272 R&D centers within their respective categories are aiming at encouraging the R&D and entrepreneurship activities of the firms producing with high added value and technological level.