Başakşehir Living Lab is certificated as Turkey’s first Living Lab in May 2012 by ENoLL (European Network of Living Labs).
Başakşehir Living Lab is established for spreading innovation and entrepreneurship based on ICT and industrial design, supporting the new business opportunities, developing new easily accessible services for Başakşehir citizens, and promoting the awareness of citizens to new technological improvements.
Başakşehir Living Lab serves at Başakşehir Municipality Innovation and Technology Center, located in Başakşehir District, where is equipped with the latest technology and is the first public sector building that has LEED Gold Certification.
Totally, it has 3,000 m2 indoor space and many specialized areas in it, such as user experience center, electronic lab, 3D modelling and printing area, incubation area, design factory, conference room, workshop hall and social area.
In this building, entrepreneurs have great chances about user-centric application and product development, laboratory work, business development workshops and meeting with investors.