Turkey announced Friday a national technology center joined the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) Network of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

MEXT Technology Center, established by the Turkish Employers’ Association of Metal Industries (MESS), joined the C4IR Network, a press release cited Turkish Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank as saying.

With MEXT, Turkey will able to carry onto the international platform and shape global policies, Varank said.

The C4IR Network aims to accelerate scientific and technological researches. The network is in cooperation with public and private institutions, academics and NGOs.

The MESS was the first employer

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