As RPDTTD, we work as a bridge between national and international research funders and Koç University researchers, in order to support and encourage applications to research and innovation funding programs. For this purpose, we offer a number of services to the Koç University researcher community:
One of our main priorities is to provide an effective interface between Koç University and private sector organizations in order to facilitate strong and long-term collaborations. In this pillar, our services aim to match Koç University’s research and innovation outputs with industry and support commercialization and the development of innovative, competitive products that will give an edge to Turkish economy. Some of our services here:
In order to support the smooth conduct of IPR matters at Koç University, we provide services that help increase the number of invention declarations and patent applications. We provide the following services:
As RPDTTD, we collaborate with İnventram for the technology transfer of Koç University inventions. The company was established in cooperation with Koç Holding and Koç University and its operations focus on early stage investments for technological developments. We try to commercialize inventions with short-term commercialization potential through İnventram. For those with medium- to long-term commercialization potential, we manage IPR through RPDTTD.
Koç University provides support services for start-ups established by Koç University students or researchers, and organizes activities that promote entrepreneurship. This pillar is not run by RPDTTD: All related services are provided by Koç University Center for Entrepreneurship (KWORKS).