11th October 2017
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce
About Investment Seminar
Our objective is to increase activities of some specific sectors in Czech Republic by gathering relevant companies from Turkey to give them in-depth sector-specific information and point out that Czech Republic is an attractive location for investment in research and development.
Investment Seminar Media
Opening Speech of Aleš Eppinger, President of Czech – Turkish Joint Chamber of Commerce
Investment Seminar Presentations
The Czech automotive sector hosts one of the highest concentrations of manufacturing and design activity in the world. The automotive centre of excellence plays a key role not only in the European but also in the global perspective. Based on the country’s century-long engineering tradition, good infrastructure and skilled workforce, it signiﬁcantly contributes to automotive manufacturing and R&D.
The Czech Republic has a long aviation tradition and has always had a strong presence in the aerospace sector. Over the years the country has made a name for itself based on outstanding quality, reliability and innovation in the industry. From basic production to final aircraft assembly and cutting-edge research and development programmes, the local aerospace industry has progressed significantly and simply cannot be overlooked.
The dynamically developing nanotechnology sector is penetrating a full range of various fields. In the Czech Republic, this primarily involves the automotive, aviation, textile and chemical industries, which have a strong tradition and most to gain from the use of nanotechnology. Thus, the Czech Republic has become one of the global powerhouses in the nanotechnology sector.
IT & Software Development Sector
The Czech Republic is one of Europe’s top locations for ICT investments. Repeatedly recognised by various researchers, this fact is confirmed by the strong inflow of high-value- added projects of the world’s top ICT companies and is fueled by the country’s tradition of excellence in technical fields.
Business Support Services Centres
Corporate income-tax relief for a period of ten years
Cash grants for retraining and training new employees
Cash grants for job creation
Cash grants for acquisition of assets – only for strategic investments
Property-tax exemption for a period of five years
President, Czech-Turkish Joint Chamber of Commerce
Vice President, Czech-Turkish Joint Chamber of Commerce
Alper Özmert has been admitted to the İstanbul Bar Association in 2003 and Czech Bar Association (as the first Turkish lawyer) in 2016. Alper Özmert has been serving as the Vice President at the Czech Turkish Joint chamber of Commerce since 2011.
Alper Özmert graduated from İstanbul University, Faculty of Law. He has an LL.M. degree from University of Minnesota Law School- U.S.A. in international business law in 2010.He mainly specialized in international business law, international trade, FDI, Mergers and Acquisitions, contracts law, financial law, employment law, copyright and IP law, entertainment law and commercial litigation. During his professional career of 15 years, Alper provided services mainly to multi-national clients, in particular, involved in numerous international transactions, among others, cross-border mergers & acquisitions and gave numerous seminars to his clients and in international organizations in his area of practice. He also played a substantial role for the drafting of the secondary legislation on factoring companies and Association of Financial Institutions in Turkey.
Member of Board, Czech-Turkish Joint Chamber of Commerce
Living in Prague for ten years, Yalın Yüregil established his own business development agency in 2012. He has established and developed companies for both Turkish and foreign investors in different cities in Europe and expanded many Turkish companies into the Czech Republic. Since 2014, Yalın Yüregil has been a member of Chamber’s Board and supporting Czech companies’ expansion into Turkey.
MBA graduate Yalın Yüregil started his career as a Country Manager in AIESEC Turkey which is followed by being Business Development Manager in POS Media Europe Prague branch where he established four branches in different countries. Besides business, he takes initiatives to promote Turkish culture in the Czech Republic.
Investment Development Manager for Automotive & Green Mobility, CzechInvest
At CzechInvest we have created a team of professionals from different fields whose mission is to help automotive companies from all around the world when investigating their investment and business opportunities in the Czech Republic as a place where the automotive manufacturing, development, engineering and testing have a long tradition.
Before joining CzechInvest, Richard Schneider worked at purchasing of Škoda Auto and different marketing positions.
Director of Investment Development Department, CzechInvest
Petr Heczko joined CzechInvest in 2011 and prior to heading the Investment Development Department, he worked in the Information Shared Section and as a Foreign Representative for Scandinavia.
The Investment Development Department of CzechInvest is aimed at attracting new investment projects into the Czech Republic by identifying, attracting and assisting foreign companies in setting up in the Czech Republic.
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