What is Wennovation Startup Challenge?

Wennovation Startup Challenge is an online innovation program powered by SOCAR Türkiye and implemented by Hackquarters, which brings together entrepreneurs, who are shaping technologies of the future today in the refinery and petrochemical industries.

The innovation program aims to enrich customer experience and endeavour to boost the mostinnovative solutions and ideas in the refinery and petrochemical sectors. Startups joining the Wennovation Challenge Program to solve digital transformation challenges by proposing enriched value propositions.

10 startups will be selected for the Program and pitch their products, and the jury will select the winners at the end of the event.

What Drives Us?

Building a Strong Regional Ecosystem

To build a strong regional ecosystem with Oil & Gas entrepreneurs, industrial partners and corporate executives to reshape the refinery sector's global landscape and create a sustainable future.

Supporting RefineryTech Startups in the Region

To support RefineryTech startups in Turkey and the region to grow their business on a global dimension, define the market and collaborate with the leading specialists.

Supporting RefineryTech Startups in the Region

To support RefineryTech startups in Turkey and the region to grow their business on a global dimension, define the market and collaborate with the leading specialists.

What we are looking for?

Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder and connecting.

Supporting RefineryTech Startups in the Region

To support RefineryTech startups in Turkey and the region to grow their business on a global dimension, define the market and collaborate with the leading specialists.

Visualizing the Future

Visualize the future by introducing the next big thing in the refinery and petrochemical sectors, and empower partnership and collaboration with startups to revolutionize the industry.

Supporting RefineryTech Startups in the Region

To support RefineryTech startups in Turkey and the region to grow their business on a global dimension, define the market and collaborate with the leading specialists.

Visualizing the Future

Visualize the future by introducing the next big thing in the refinery and petrochemical sectors, and empower partnership and collaboration with startups to revolutionize the industry.

Supporting RefineryTech Startups in the Region

To support RefineryTech startups in Turkey and the region to grow their business on a global dimension, define the market and collaborate with the leading specialists.

Agenda

Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder and connecting.

Samad Safarov
SOCAR Turkey

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Samad Safarov
SOCAR DTO

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Anıl Özdem
SOCAR DTO

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Harun Özdemir
SOCAR Turkey - OT Lead

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Anıl Özdem
Design Director

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Chris Clark
Marketing Manager - KeySoft

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Uğur Kemal Solak
SOCAR Turkey

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Gülce Us
CTO - Appsperia

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Harun Özdemir
SOCAR Turkey - OT Lead

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Anıl Özdem
SOCAR Turkey

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Duygu Ökesli
SOCAR DTO

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Uğur Kemal Solak
SOCAR Turkey

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Samad Safarov
SOCAR Turkey

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Ömer Kiremitçi
SOCAR Turkey - IT Lead

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Alp Eren Vidin
SOCAR Turkey

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Pınar Yalçın
SOCAR DTO

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Samad Safarov
SOCAR Turkey

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Salih Ekiz
SOCAR Turkey

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Hakan Irgıt
SOCAR Turkey

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15:00 PM

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Frequently Asked Questions

Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder and connecting.

1. What are the main digital innovation topics?

 

AR / VR / Drone / Robotics

Health, Safety, Environment

Industrial Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Optimization

Industry 4.0

Intelligent Asset Management

Predictive Maintenance

Supply Chain

Business Functions Digitization

2. How can I work with SOCAR Türkiye?

 

SOCAR Wennovation offers a wide range of partnership opportunities. Discover how we can collaborate and let’s innovate together!

Purchasing 

Implement your digital products or services directly when it fills an obvious need of SOCAR Türkiye.

Co-development

It is possible to design and build new solutions with our teams.

Real-life testing

See how your innovative digital solutions perform in real-life situations by testing them within our operations.

3. What is the benefit of working with SOCAR Türkiye?

 

SOCAR Wennovation initiative provides various game-changing mutual benefits to foster digital innovation and growth.

Transparency

Communicate directly with related teams in SOCAR Türkiye and benefit from a dedicated point of contact. We listen to you and our teams provide tailored support.

Industry expertise

Gain benefits from the insights and extensive experience of SOCAR Türkiye. It is possible to design and build new solutions with our teams.

Resources

Tap into a larger customer base of SOCAR Türkiye, new markets and channels to expand your business. It is a chance to gain visibility through our international network of partners and to use our brand recognition.

4. What are the main steps for submission?

 

1 – Explore

Discover the digital innovation topics SOCAR Türkiye is looking for a solution partner and identify of your interest to collaborate with us.

2 – Submit

Bring your digital innovation to SOCAR Türkiye’s attention by submitting it via this website for initial review. Please include only brief and non-confidential information at this stage. We accept submissions all year around for all digital innovation topics.

3 – Hear from us

If your solution addresses our needs, you will hear from us for an initial meeting and a potential collaboration. We are committed to ensuring that submissions are reviewed by the right individuals across our company as quickly as possible. Our initial review is based wholly on the non-confidential information you provide in your submission.

5. Is there any submission criteria?

 

Your digital innovation should:

– be an innovative technology and/or

– be ready-to-go product and/or

– be unique expertise and/or

– be commercial opportunity and/or

– address an unmet need of SOCAR Türkiye and/or

– represent a superior solution to those currently in use and/or

– enable us to offer a significantly better value.

6. Is there a submission period for categories?

 

You can submit your application at any time of the year for the specified categories.

7. Who can submit the application for the categories?

 

Whether you are a startup, a researcher, a small business, an individual inventor, a student or a large corporate, we invite you to discover the digital needs across the SOCAR Turkey and submit your innovation.