ANTALYA TECHNOPARK IS AT THE TOP AGAIN
Akdeniz University Antalya Technopark rose one place according to Technopark Performance Index and ranked 7th among 97 technoparks. Rector Prof. Dr. Özlenen Özkan and Technopark General Manager Dr. İbrahim Yavuz received the certificate of success from the Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank.
The 9th R&D and Design Centers and Technology Development Zones Summit, organized by the Ministry of Industry and Technology, was held in İzmir with the participation of Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank. At the summit, the most successful technoparks were also announced according to the Technology Development Regions Performance Index. Akdeniz University Antalya Technopark rose to 7th among 97 technoparks in Technology Development Zones. Akdeniz University Rector Prof. Dr. Özlenen Özkan and Antalya Technopark General Manager Dr. İbrahim Yavuz received the certificate of success from the Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank.
ANTALYA TECHNOPARK IS AN EXAMPLE OF UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COOPERATION
Stating that Akdeniz University Antalya Technopark has moved up one step and ranked 7th among 97 technoparks in Turkey, Akdeniz University Rector Prof. Dr. Özlenen Özkan said, “We are proud that our Antalya Technopark has increased its ranking. Universities are centers of science, knowledge, and technology. We continue to invest in the future of our country with many companies by combining knowledge and technology with our studies in the field of university-industry cooperation. We are implementing a good example of university-industry cooperation with R&D projects carried out with many companies, including our faculty members and students. Our Antalya Technopark has shown that it is on the right track by increasing its ranking. Thank you to those who contributed.” used the phrases. Rector Özkan added that Antalya Technopark has taken on the role of a locomotive in the region with its successful work.
SECTOR EXPERTS AND STUDENTS CONNECT IN THE SAME ECOSYSTEM
Antalya Technopark General Manager Dr. İbrahim Yavuz said they combine academics, many industry experts and students in the same ecosystem to provide a strong synergy. He said by signing on many projects, they crowned their achievements and that Antalya Technopark became a key innovation center for the dreamed ideas to come true. Dr. Yavuz stated that as a result of these efforts, they are proud of placing the name of Akdeniz University Antalya Technopark at the summit by ranking 7th among the technoparks in Turkey at the 9th R&D and Design Centers and Technology Development Zones Summit.
82 PERFORMANCE INDICATORS ARE CONSIDERED
According to the Technoparks Performance Index; In addition to the R&D activities that the companies have made data entry, and the R&D outputs they have obtained as a result of these activities, the sum of tax exemptions, R&D income-expenses, and non-R&D income-expenses, the institutionalization, sustainability and ecosystem realized by the managing company 82 performance indicators in which development activities, intellectual property rights, project support, incubation, student-academic activities, Technology Transfer and cooperation activities were taken into consideration. 30 awards in 10 categories for R&D and Design Centers and 12 awards in 4 categories for technoparks were awarded to 42 award holders.