Success and Momentum Propel ODTÜ Teknokent and the TSSK Forward in 2017

ODTÜ Teknokent, Turkey’s Leading Technopark, hosted Defence Turkey magazine for an onsite interview with Mr. Tolga Özbolat - Director, TTO and Technology Collaborations - ODTÜ Teknokent Building up on strength and collaborative experience, ODTÜ Teknokent is poised for success with talent, dexterity and an appetite for the International market

Date: Issue 72 - March 2017

Defence Turkey: Please accept our very special thanks for devoting your time to answer our questions.  As a start, could you please tell us about ODTÜ Teknokent in terms of the activities and projects being carried out? 

It is our pleasure to host you here today at ODTÜ Teknokent. As you know, ODTÜ Teknokent is the first and still is Turkey’s most innovative technopark.  It serves a great ecosystem to its tenant companies, to ODTÜ faculty members, researchers, where we aim to support technology based entrepreneurship, increase the university-industry cooperation, commercialize R&D through the technology transfer office, facilitate interactions and collaborations between companies and finally work for the international competitiveness of the companies. Therefore, ODTÜ Teknokent has a wide range of programs, activities and projects addressing different needs of different stakeholders.