Turkish Aerospace’s Bursa R&D Center Inaugurated

Tarih: Issue 91 - May 2019

Turkish Aerospace continues its activities in technology development and training of skilled human resources. The aim of the R&D center, which was established on an area of 174 m2 in the ULUTEK Technology Development Zone at the Bursa Uludağ University Görükle Campus, is to develop solutions for the company’s indigenous product designs. 24 students that will support TUSAŞ’s R&D activities have been working since December. The opening ceremony was held by the Chairman of Board of Turkish Aerospace Prof. Oğuz BORAT, Head of Strategy and Technology Management Prof. Fahrettin ÖZTÜRK, Rector of Uludağ University Prof. Yusuf ULCAY, Rector of Bursa Technical University Prof. Arif KARADEMİR, ULUTEK Technology Center Director Prof. Mehmet KANIK and Turkish Aerospace-Uludağ University R&D Center Director Prof. Kemal FİDANBOYLU. In his opening remarks, Chairman of Board of Turkish Aerospace Prof. Oğuz BORAT said, “In our R&D centers, that will form the core staff of technological developments, we will continue our efforts to support training our intelligent minds that will ensure the continuity of innovation and to develop their creative thinking”.

The successful Faculty of Engineering students studying at Bursa Uludağ University, Bursa Technical University and Yalova University will be trained within the scope of the Intern Engineer Program at the center, which was established in order to contribute to the indigenous product design of TUSAŞ and to develop solutions to the problems encountered by conducting joint R&D projects with universities and major industrial organizations in Bursa.

TUSAŞ plans to expand its range of qualified engineers and is continuing its efforts to provide qualified human resources with the required PhD degree within the scope of the TÜBİTAK Industry PhD Program Protocol signed with Uludağ University.