Norm Holding R&D Center won The Best R&D Project of the Year Award at IZTEK Innovation R&D and Technology Awards 2018 organized by Izmir Technology and Innovation Platform. In the ceremony that is held at the Ministry of Industry and Technology İzmir Provincial Directorate of Industry and Technology, the first prize was received by Norm Holding Honorary President Nedim Uysal together with the Norm Holding R&D team who developed the project.
IZTEK Platform Chairman Eser Pala said that they organized this competition, which is held for the first time this year and in which close to hundred projects under the title of R&D and Technology are evaluated, to encourage the companies and to announce projects; and that the competition will be improved next year with a larger participation. Congratulating Norm Holding, who won the first prize in the R&D section, Pala wished a continued success.
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Norm Holding Honorary President Nedim Uysal, who received the first prize in the name of Norm Holding that won the first place with the project titled improving the fatigue life in cold forging molds with the application of shot peening, said that research and development is extremely important in today's competitive world. Uysal, saying that as Norm Holding they always give particular importance to R&D and design in this sense also told that, “I receive this award on behalf of all Norm Holding R&D team, this is their success. As Turkey, we need a value-added production and domestic production. Thereby, such competitions and awards that encourage, appreciate and reward R&D investments are very valuable. For this reason, I would like to thank Izmir Technology and Innovation Platform for doing such a study. I also congratulate the companies that we have listened to their presentations and that made significant researches in their sectors.’