Yildiz Technical University Technology Transfer Office(YTU TTO) recognizes the importance of fostering the development and utilization of innovations that result from research activities in university for the public good. The proper management and protection of innovations as intellectual properties under various intellectual property laws is an essential endeavor undertaken by the university to promote the successful placement of innovations for development and to advance the university’s missions.
Main Industry: Technology Transfer
In January 2013, YTU TTO was founded in Yildiz Technical University(YTU) within Yildiz Technopark in the scope of TUBITAK 1513 TTO Support Program to promote and facilitate this process. With its close proximity to YTU researchers and the administration leadership, YTU TTO is ideally positioned to manage the intellectual property developed at YTU and Yildiz Technopark and to provide educational and information services on intellectual property matters to the YTU community. In 2015, YTU ranked in the top 10 universities based on the “Entrepreneurship and Innovation Index” published by Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology.