SAHA İstanbul Defence & Aerospace


Cluster description


Description of your aviation region
Increasing interest of companies in aviation. Many member Tier 1 companies including TAI, ASELSAN, ROKETSAN, HAVELSAN, BAYKAR, BMC, TURKISH TECHNIC are our members.
Vision/ Missons
Vision: To become one of the most influential clusters in the world, in defence and aerospace sectors. Mission: Creating synergies by forming cooperation between regional companies to develop and produce high-tech products using existing potential in the region. Creating global brands and global competitive advantages by developing specific areas or products. Increasing the domestic contribution rate in national projects. To establish and develop cooperation between the members and Public Institutions, Universities, Research Institutions, NGOs, Development Agencies and International Support Centers. To establish and operate Test and Documentation Centers with international accreditation. To run joint legal and industrial property rights services. To contribute to the establishment of defence, aerospace vocational schools. To train entrepreneurial-minded researchers equipped with the knowledge, technology and spirit of innovation. To give all the support to the producers of devices/materials and technologies in Defence and Aerospace Sector, including promotion, marketing and branding in production.
Skills
Military equipment, information technologies, electrics & electronics, industrial products, energy, composite, machinery, metal working, engine, engineering, casting, aviation, hydraulic, heat treatment, air-conditioning, chemistry, materials, medical, automotive, petroleum products, weapons, textile, test and certification.
Year of creation
2015
Region
Turkey
Number of companies
335
Number of research institutes
11
Other cluster members
7 (1 Chamber, 6 personal members)
Number of employees of all aerospace actors
N/A
Organizational form
Non-profit cluster association
Financing
Membership fees, organisations, events, sponsorships
Main industry actors
  • TAI, Aselsan, Roketsan, Havelsan, Baykar, FNSS, BMC, TEI, Aspilsan, THY Technic, Kale Aviation, Otokar
Main research institutes
  • Istanbul Technical University, Gebze Technical University, Marmara University, Sabancı University, Fatih Sultan Mehmet University, Gedik University, Özyeğin University, Yeditepe University

Cluster Competence and Strategy


  • Aircraft system integration, hydraulics, penaumatic systems, optical systems, aircraft cabin interiors, machine manufacturing, fire fighting equipments, diesel engine, military trailers, unmanned vehicles, military armored vehicle, firearms, space and satellite systems. designing, machining, molding, casting, surface improvement, heat treatment, plastic, rubber, sheet metal forming, material supply, quality control, composite, electronic card, robotics, automation, welding, harness, electromechanics, ballistic glass.
  • Assisting in use of state incentives, consulting, management training, assisting to get certifications, assisting to participate in international exhibitions and representing members in international exhibitions.
  • The Procurement Mission Activity of our Supporting the Development of International Competitiveness Project (UR-GE), which was held on 13-15 September 2018, was selected as a Sample Application by the Ministry of Trade.

Contact Information Cluster Management


Director / President
Mr. İlhami KELES
 +90 216 999 70 18
 ikeles@sahaistanbul.org.tr
International relations
Mr. Murad CAKIR
 +90 532 314 14 01
 mcakirsahaistanbul.org.tr

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