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USTDA - MENA Smart City Definitional Mission –

Smart City Project Funding Available in Turkey

Smart City Project Proposals Requested

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has selected the Tuatara Group to conduct a Definitional Mission (DM) to identify, evaluate and recommend smart city projects in Turkey that could benefit from USTDA project development funding for feasibility studies or technical assistance. The team is currently requesting concept papers.  Project sponsors are requested to provide a concept paper to the Tuatara team for review. See guidelines, below. Upon selection of the projects based on concept papers received and follow-on meetings and discussions, project sponsors will be asked to provide a full proposal for final approval. Projects are currently under review. 


Mission to Turkey  October 10-14, 2016

The Tuatara team traveled to Turkey October 10--14, 2016  to meet with smart city stakeholders about potential projects USTDA project development funding. 


Download the Concept Paper Guidelines for Turkish Projects

Please contact Tuatara to schedule a meeting or conference call to discuss your project idea/concept. 

Pamela Peseux – Partner, Project Manager

Tel: +1. 301.776.6509 or 301.335.1725

Doug Shuster – Partner, Technical Expert

Tel: +1.703.870.7164

John Rezaiyan – Partner, Technical Expert

Tel: +1.443.546.5781

Email the team at:

U.S. - Turkey: Smart City Project 
Planning Roundtable (Ankara, Turkey)
Date: October 12, 2016   Time: 0900 -1245 

Tuatara Group organized a smart city project planning roundtable to bring U.S. and Turkish smart city stakeholders together to discuss  smart city planning and the potential for utilizing USTDA project funding to enable implementation.


To Register, click here.  Download the agenda. 

Location: Industrial Creative Centre of TTGV – Kivilcim “Spark”

Technology Development Foundation of Turkey

Cyberpark Cyberplaza Blok B Floors:5-6 Bilkent 06800 ANKARA 

American Business Forum in Turkey (ABFT)

American Chamber of Commerce in Turkey organized a roundtable for U.S. companies on October 14, 2016 in ISTANBUL  from 1030 to 1200. Tuatara team members discussed smart city planning and the potential for utilizing USTDA project funding. 

Available Documents for Download

Tuatara Group - TTGV Presentation - October 12

Tuatara Group - Amcham Presentation October 14

USTDA Grant  Step-by-Step Guide  - Competitive 

USTDA Grant Step-by-Step Guide  - Sole Source.


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