Sabancı Holding opened its second R&D center abroad in Germany. Sabancı Technology Center, which opened its doors in Munich in partnership with Çimsa and Kordsa, aims to carry the holding’s R&D, technology and sustainable product development competence to the international arena.
Sabanci The Holding implemented the Sabancı Technology Center in Germany in partnership with Çimsa and Kordsa, two of the group companies. Sabancı Technology Center, which opened its doors in Munich, aims to carry the holding’s R&D, technology and sustainable product development competence to the international arena. Located within the campus of the Technical University of Munich, the center aims to be one of Europe’s leading platforms in the field of university-industry cooperation.
Pointing out the importance of university-industry collaborations, Sabancı Holding CEO Cenk Alper said, “At this point, Sabancı University is the main factor that distinguishes Sabancı from other communities. “The most concrete example of our work in this field is our Composite Technologies Center of Excellence, which was implemented in cooperation with Sabancı University-Kordsa and is one of the few university-industry collaborations in Europe in the field of composites.”
Alper said, “Until today, we had a total of 7 R&D and technology centers within our building materials and industry groups, 6 in the country and 1 abroad. “With Sabancı Technology Center, we are increasing this number to 8 and realizing our first center in Europe,” he said. Stating that the products to be produced in Çimsa and Kordsa’s factories in Turkey will be offered to the European market through Sabancı Technology Center, Alper stated that this will be one of the driving forces of Turkey’s value-added export mobilization.
Concrete that dries in 3 hours
Sabanci At the Technology Center, the Flycrete product, which is produced at the Formülhane, the R&D center of Çimsa, a holding company, in Mersin and, unlike normal concrete, reached a strength of 25 MP in just 3 hours, was introduced.
While it is stated that the product is ready for airport runways and industrial facilities in the region, these products will be exported to the European market through the technology center in Munich.