OSTİM Work and Construction Machinery Cluster (İŞİM) Ministry of Economy UR-GE Projects: BAUMA 2013 Matchmaking Project

Country

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Germany
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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2013
End Year

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2013
Beneficiary

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OSTIM
Consortium

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Budget

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Financing

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Working Area

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SMEs and Private Sector Development
Service Area

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Institution Building and Restructuring, Sector Analysis and Market Studies, Communication and Event Management, Grant Scheme Support, Technical Assistance, Management Consulting, Training & Capacity Building, Project Planning and Management, Strategy, Planning and Implementation

ANKON Consulting has been assigned with carrying out a matching project in Munich Germany, between UR-GE projects companies of the OSTİM Work and Construction Machinery Cluster (İŞİM) and international companies in BAUMA (April 15-21,2013) Trade fair.

The purpose of the project is to promote local dynamics and exporting mobilization within the scope of “Supporting the International Competitiveness Program (UR-GE) of the Turkish Ministry of Economy.”
Matchmaking program aimed to contribute in international competitiveness and sustainability of the UR-GE projects companies of the OSTİM Work and Construction Machinery Cluster (İŞİM) by organizing one to one meetings with their competitors, suppliers and customers in international arena.

Technical Assistance-Improved Integration of Disabled Persons into Society

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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131054/D/SER/TR
Start Year

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2013

End Year

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2015
Beneficiary

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Ministry of Family and Social Policies
Consortium

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Archidata (IT), ANKON Consulting (TR), Activa (NL), Beyazay Dernegi (TR)
Budget

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980.00 €
Financing

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EC – European Commission
Working Area

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Health
Service Area

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Communication and Event Management, Grant Scheme Support, Technical Assistance, Training & Capacity Building, Project Planning and Management

This contract aims at strengthening the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Family and Social Policies’ General Directorate of Services for Disabled Persons and Elderly (DG), and civil society organisations (CSOs) operating in the disability field and social inclusion of vulnerable groups.
In the scope of the contract, ANKON provides the local project management as well as provision of experts and support staff.
The following services are given;

  • Training on disability, social inclusion of vulnerable groups, etc. will be delivered to the relevant CSOs,
  • Projects in the context of a grant scheme will be monitored by site visits,
  • Training on grant project implementation, preparation of final report will be delivered to the grant beneficiaries,
  • Assistance to grant beneficiaries on procurement of supplies, implementation procedures, contract amendments, report writing, etc. The grant projects will be monitored by a Web-based online monitoring tool called the monitoring information system (MIS). The consultant will make the fully operational MIS through the pre-established project website,
  • Study tours for staff from the DG will be arranged in order to benefit from the best practices of the EU Member States in the field of disability. The consultant will assist the DG in the preparation and dissemination of the GAP analysis report in the field of disability in the wake of the completion of the study visits,
  • Training programme on project management for the DG (PCU) staff in order to strengthen capacity and improve project management skills of the DG (PCU) staff members will be arranged,
  • Dissemination and publicity activities will be held.

B2 Fair Hannover Messe- Matchmaking Event

Country

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Germany
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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2011
End Year

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Beneficiary

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Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce
Consortium

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Budget

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Financing

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Working Area

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SMEs and Private Sector Development
Service Area

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Project Planning and Management

The success behind the b2fair concept is its ability to provide high quality business meetings that can be carefully arranged in advance according to the specific interests and concerns from participating companies and organisations coming from all over the world.

A professional matchmaking service provided by HANNOVER MESSE, “b2fair” has been an integrated part of the broad business services offered in the exhibition space “GLOBAL BUSINESS & MARKETS” of the trade fair, key platform at HANNOVER MESSE gathering all potential economic and business actors supporting SME in developing international business strategies and new global business leads. The huge success encountered by the last year’s edition of “b2fair” has encouraged the organisers to be again present with several matchmaking platforms allowing even better visibility than during the past editions and shortening the walking distance for exhibitors and visitors.

Matchmaking and PR Activities of The Netherlands Trade Mission to Ankara

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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End Year

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Beneficiary

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Netherlands EVD- Ministry of Economic Affairs
Consortium

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Budget

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20.000 €
Financing

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Netherlands EVD- Ministry of Economic Affairs
Working Area

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SMEs and Private Sector Development
Service Area

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Sector Analysis and Market Studies, Communication and Event Management

The Trade Mission was organized by the Royal Netherlands Embassy, between the 2nd and 4th of June 2014. The Official Delegation headed by the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Co-operation Lilianne Plume and accompanied by the Business Delegation comprising of 9 firms with annual revenues ranging from 10 million to 1, 2 billion EUR companies aiming to invest in Turkey.

ANKON Consulting was responsible for the overall planning (approximately 1 month), co-ordination and supervision of the events via researching, identifying and contacting relevant Turkish private firms, institutions and governmental bodies with potential for economic co-operation and following up each meeting to optimize the quality of the mission targeted at creating and realizing investment opportunities. 

In total; 55 matchmaking sessions were organized in Ankara for 9 Dutch firms and 27 in Gaziantep for 5 Dutch firms. 
ANKON Consulting was present at the venues to guarantee the effective delivery of the sessions, which demanded great multi-tasking and organizational skills

Civil Society Dialogue- Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Grant Scheme Programme, Grant Project Management Training Services

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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2010
End Year

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2010
Beneficiary

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Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency
Consortium

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ANKON
Budget

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1.578.900 €
Financing

:

European Commission
Working Area

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Civil Society
Service Area

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Project Planning and Management, Training & Capacity Building

ANKON has provided training for the Civil Society Dialogue – Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Grant Scheme Programme (TR0803.03-EuropeAid/129068/D/ACT/TR) beneficiaries. The aim of the training was:

  • To provide assistance and increase the “Grant Management and Contract Management” capacity of 11 grant beneficiary organisations
  • To introduce the procedures, manuals, reports that will be used during project implementation phase 
  • To review the contractual obligations and legal context
  • To review reporting and monitoring phases
  • To review the potential risks and discussing risk reduction strategies

Matchmaking and PR Activities of The Netherlands Trade Mission on Sustainable Energy and Energy Efficiency to Ankara

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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2010
End Year

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2010
Beneficiary

:

Turkey Institute (Turkije Instituut)/ Royal Netherlands Embassy
Consortium

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Budget

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Financing

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NL Agency of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs
Working Area

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SMEs and Private Sector Development
Service Area

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Sector Analysis and Market Studies, Communication and Event Management, Project Planning and Management

The Business Mission was organized for Turkey Institute between20-22 October 2010 by EUNITE, Ankon Consulting. The Missions’ “official delegation” consisted of the representatives from the MinEZ and EVD, and a “business delegation” consisted of Dutch companies and non-profit organizations which were representatives from Sustainable Energy and Energy Efficiency sectors.

ANKON Consulting had been responsible for undertaking the organisation of individual matchmakings for 15 Dutch Companies in Ankara based between19 October 2010 – 23 October 2010.

In accordance with the objective of the service contract, ANKON has achieved 182 well organised tailor – made matchmaking meetings with Turkish firms within the sector which satisfied the Business Delegation members.

Matchmaking and PR Activities for The Netherlands Trade Mission to Turkey on Waste Water Management

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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2010
End Year

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2010
Beneficiary

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NL EVD International/ Royal Netherlands Embassy
Consortium

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Budget

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Financing

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The Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs
Working Area

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SMEs and Private Sector Development, Environment and Climate Change
Service Area

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Communication and Event Management, Project Planning and Management, Sector Analysis and Market Studies

Under the auspices of The Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs Foreign Trade Institution (NL Agency), a trade mission in the field of Waste Water Management (WWM) has taken place in Istanbul and Ankara between October 19 -23, 2010.

This specialized trade mission was organized in close cooperation with The Dutch Union of Waterboards, The Netherlands Embassy in Ankara and the Consulate General of Netherlands in Istanbul with the matchmaking programme provided by Ankon Consulting. The matchmaking programme between Dutch and Turkish companies in Wastewater Management Sector was held both in Istanbul on 20 October 2010 and in Ankara on 21-22 October 2010. The goal of the mission was to establish mutually beneficial business contacts between the representatives of the Dutch Waste Water Management companies and Turkish counterparts and review possibilities for cooperation in EU an IFI sponsored contracts. 

ANKON Consulting has undertaken the organisation of individual matchmakings for 14 Dutch Companies in Istanbul and in Ankara.
In accordance with the objective of the service contract, ANKON has achieved 183 well organised tailor – made matchmaking meetings which satisfied the Business Delegation members.

Matchmaking and PR Activities for the Business Delegation of Netherlands – MEGA MISSION

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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2008
End Year

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2008
Beneficiary

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Royal Netherlands Embassy (RNE)
Consortium

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ANKON
Budget

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Financing

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Royal Netherlands Embassy (RNE)
Working Area

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SMEs and Private Sector Development
Service Area

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Communication and Event Management, Project Planning and Management, Sector Analysis and Market Studies

The Business Mission was organized between 23-28 November 2008 by the Royal Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs in cooperation with RNE (Royal Netherlands Embassy) and RNCG (Royal Netherlands Consulate General) was the ever largest Dutch Trade Delegation named as “MEGA MISSION” with official delegation and representatives from sectors of energy, horticulture, automotive, education and trade. ANKON has achieved well organized tailor – made match-makings in Ankara and İzmir.

Health Project- Project and Financial Management Services

Country

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Turkmenistan
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1998
End Year

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1999
Beneficiary

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Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenisan
Consortium

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ANKON
Budget

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Financing

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Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenisan
Working Area

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Health
Service Area

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Project Planning and Management

Financial and Accounting Management System has been designed and set-up for the Turkmenistan Health Project. Technical assistance has been provided in developing software appropriate for the accounting and financial reporting in accordance with the requirements of the World Bank. Financial, accounting, disbursement staff of PCU has been trained on the financial management procedures. Also, on-the-Job Training Program has been designed and delivered for the Accounting Officer of the Turkmenistan Health Project; and a Manual has been developed in accordance with the Financial and Accounting Management System designed by ANKON.

Technical Assistance to MERNIS Project (Central Census Administration System) Project Management and Implementation Technical Assistance Services – Ministry of Interior

Country

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Turkey
EuropeAid

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Start Year

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1997
End Year

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1998
Beneficiary

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Ministry of Interior General Directorate of Census / UNDP
Consortium

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ANKON
Budget

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Financing

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The World Bank
Working Area

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Public Sector Development
Service Area

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Project Planning and Management

ANKON has provided Technical Assistance Services for the project management and implementation of Central Census Administration System Project. In this context, ANKON has established Project Management Support Unit and provided the information system experts.