The Scientific And Technological Research Council Of Turkey (TUBITAK) has initiated 1513- Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) Support Program for strengthening Technology Transfer Offices at the Universities and opening new ones. Within the framework of the support program, Bosporus University, Aegean University, Gazi University, Hacettepe University, Koç University, Middle East University, Özyeğin University, Sabancı University, Selçuk University, and Yıldız Teknik University will be supported.
With the support program, 1 million Turkish Lira (528.000 USD) will be granted to the Technology Transfer Offices each year during 10 years for the purpose that the scientific work can be utilized by the Business.
The program is aimed for the development of competitive new products, use of the new products by patenting, provision of more benefits for the universities by gift funds, promotion of the entrepreneurship. The program will have function to extend the scientific works out of the university campus and bringing them to the industry. The program can be applied by the universities, the partner companies of the universities, companies of the techno parks, the partner companies of the techno park companies.