Twente, The Netherlands – 10 companies from Eastern Netherlands participated in 22nd International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference ICCI on 27th to 29th April 2016 in Istanbul. ICCI is the biggest energy and environmental technology systems fair in Turkey with 350 exhibitors and 14,000 visitors. WTC Twente has organized the energy mission to Turkey for 3 years continuously. WTC Twente and WTC Istanbul are brought together to arrange business meetings between Dutch and Turkish companies.

Triogen: A deal worth millions in a year

Marcel Borkent, Strategic Business Developer, Triogen, said the collaboration with WTC Twente in ICCI has been a great success for them. The commercial success and the sales results are definitely pleasing ; the cooperation with other exhibitors and finding the new local clients are truly valuable.

With the help of the WTC Twente’s extensive network and its renowned reputation, we have triumphed taken a leap into Turkish market. Signing an one -year deal worth 2.5 million euros and foreseeable business deals for the upcoming year have marked a major milestone for us.

Growth Opportunities in Wind Energy Market

Arnold Timmer, Managing Director at rotor blades specialist We4Ce, said being a renowned business matchmaker, WTC Twente has fostered a podium which allow Dutch companies to flourish in ICCI 2016. There is a positive growth prospect in the wind energy market, it is likely to further cultivate as The Netherlands has the experience, knowledge and technology to assist Turkey in developing their wind energy industry. The first order is expected to be completed in 2017. The future of wind energy market looks definitely promising and eventually boosts employment opportunities.


Participating companies:

Aeolis, ASK Consultants, ChargeToGo, Dorset, Hitec Power Protection, Holland Home of Wind Energy,

KroeseWevers Turkije Desk, OPRA Turbines, Triogen, Provincie Overijssel and We4Ce.

This trade mission has been made possible with the financial support from Province of Overijssel. WTC Twente has also received extra support from WTC Istanbul and NBSO Izmir.


20160427 We4Ce matchmaking B2B op WTC Istanbul

Arnold Timmer, Managing Director from rotor blades specialist We4Ce, vividly speaking with Turkish business representative


Header photo: WTC Energy East-Netherlands’s participants in ICCI with the Deputy Head of Mission at Dutch Consulate General Istanbul, Hester Jonkman (middle)


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