Simurg Association was founded in 2016 by 9 young people studying at various universities. The association realized projects such as XYZ Camp and CaseOnline with brand collaborations such as Toyota, İş Bankası, Huawei, BASF, Pfizer, Pegasus, Castrol, Siemens, Faber Castell, Hadi Live and Youth Holding. Özyeğin University undertook the main academic sponsorship of the association in cooperation projects with various partnerships.
It has been designed within the constitution of Simurg Association and fulfills 17 Sustainable Development Goals; The pilot year of the 2C1N project, which deals with the intersection of youth and sustainability by providing an environment of collective thinking, was completed in 2021 between January 30 and February 21. As a part of the project, which focuses on the first 3 Sustainable Development Goals (End Poverty, End Hunger, Healthy and Quality Life) in its first year, "Sustainable Development Goals Through Art Workshop", Özyeğin University Art Collection, these three sustainable development goals with their meanings within. It was carried out with the narration of selected works of art that overlapped with its purpose.