While the preparations for the Open Innovation Autonomous Vehicle Development and Test Platform continues at full speed to provide OPINA’s Platform services, the interest of international science and technology community to OPINA increases day by day.

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Turkey Ms. Marjanne de Kwaasteniet, Consul-General İstanbul Mr. Arjen Uijterlinde, Economic Counsellor Ms. Helene Rekkers, Innovation Attache Mr. Rory Nuijens visited İstanbul Okan University to receive information about OPINA Platform Services and Clustering on 3 March 2022.

During the visit, OPINA Platform Services were presented by Prof. Dr. Semih Bilgen (OPINA Senior Representative İstanbul Okan University, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Science) and Prof. Dr. Orhan B. Alankuş, (OPINA Operation Coordination Unit Director, Faculty Member of Mechanical/Automotive Engineering) afterwards, university officials and the Project technical team gave information about the OPINA laboratory, and the studies carried out, the services to be provided through the infrastructure being established.

After the visit, guests were hosted at dinner by Mr. Bekir OKAN, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of İstanbul Okan University.