ODTU TEKNOKENT

ODTU Teknokent being the first, most innovative and leading technology park in Turkey, has reached a scale of more than 320 firms %60 set up in the region, %75 of which are SME’s, employing more than 5600 personnel and carrying out R&D activities in an enclosed area of 125.000 m2. The existing company profile is based on high technology research, software development, IT, defense and electronics industry.

ODTU Teknokent created a successful model in order to be one of the world's most successful science parks as well as to contribute to the international success of its companies. ODTÜ Teknokent is working hard to encourage techno-preneurship, facilitate university-industry convergence and increase internationalization of its companies. Pre-incubation and incubation programs, accelerator program, technology transfer office, digital gaming center, business angels’ network, defense and ICT clusters, business accelerator center in San Francisco together with liaison offices in Washington D.C. and Malaysia are the major components of this quest.

Within the framework of the services provided and studies realized, ODTU Teknokent was ranked FIRST consecutively for 4 years and awarded to be the most successful technopark in Turkey according to the Performance Index Study of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology held between 2011 – 2014.