OTEP was established in order to activate investment motivation for research and innovation and bring out innovative economy by coordinating the national, regional and Europe studies.<br /> OTAM A.Ş. is a charter member in OTEP in which a lot of company and university have membership such as Hexagon Studio, AVL, Ford Otosan, Tofaş, Figes, Otokar, Taysad, OSD, Istanbul Technical University, Koç University, Sabancı University, Middle East Technical University, etc.
Founded in 2002, EARPA is the association of automotive R&D organisations. It brings together the most prominent independent R&D providers in the automotive sector throughout Europe. Its membership counts at present 39 members ranging from large and small commercial organisations to national institutes and universities.<br /> EARPA is the platform of automotive researchers and is actively contributing to the European Research Area and the future EU RTD funding programmes.<br /> EARPA works in close cooperation with the automotive industry, the automotive suppliers, the oil industry as well as the European Institutions and the EU Member States.<br /> OTAM A.Ş. is a member of EARPA like AIT, IDIADA, Chalmers, KU Leuven, MIRA,<br /> Strasbourg University, Firenze University, etc.