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III. Patent Day Organized at Koç University

On the Third Patent Day organized at Koç University, President Prof. Umran İnan presented plates to the inventors of the 48 patent applications filed until the end of 2014.

Koç University Seed Research Fund 2017 Call for Proposals

Koç University President Umran S. İnan has announced on 18 February 2017 the fourth call for proposals for the Seed Research Fund program, which is open to faculty and post-doctorate researchers.

Koc University info portal for research activities

A new landing page is now online, summarizing Koc University's research profile

TUBITAK's New Horizon 2020 page

TÜBİTAK renewed its Horizon 2020 internet page.

Consulate of Korea visit to Koç University

On August 31, 2016 Koç University hosted a group of distinguished guests from the Consulate of Korea in Istanbul and several Presidents and CEOs of Korean companies who are currently developing projects in Turkey at its Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC) in Taksim, Istanbul.

RPDTTD Announces "Travel and Organization Procedure"

RPDTTD announced its "Travel and Organization Procedure" for supporting project development activities.

An interview with KU researcher Hakan Ürey on ERC Panel Evaluations

We interviewed Prof. Hakan Ürey from the Department of Electrical Engineering, who is a recipient of ERC 2013 Advanced Grant and ERC 2015 Proof of Concept Grant, and also an ERC Starting Grant Panel member in 2014.

Koç University Seed Research Fund 2016 Call for Proposals

The 2016 call for proposals of Koç University's Seed Research Fund program, which is open to the university faculty, has been announced.

RPDTTD Bulletin, Issue #5

RPDTTD just published the 5th issue of its quarterly bulletin on research and technology transfer activities at Koç University.

KUAR Seed Research Fund 2016 Call for Proposals

Koç University - Arçelik Research Center for Creative Industries will be supporting KU academics' projects in 2016.

Koç University Incubation Center DEMO DAY '15

DEMO DAY '15, where startups within Koç University Incubation Center's pre-incubation and acceleration program take stage to introduce their products developed throughout the year to entrepreneurship ecosystem was held on December 24th, 2015 at the Centre’s campus in Şişli.

Koc University Scientists Develop Salt-Impregnated Asphalt That De-Ices Itself

Led by Dr. Seda Kizilel, a team of researchers at Turkey’s Koc University developed a new type of road surface that can prevent ice from forming.

RPDTTD Participation in USIMP Patent Expo 2015

As RPDTTD, we participated in USIMP 2015 Patent Expo on 11-12 November 2015, under the theme of “University Technologies Meet the Industry” organized by USIMP (University-Industry Collaboration Network Platform), with ten technologies.

Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures Calls Info Meeting

At Koç University Incubation Center on 8 December 2015, an info meeting was organized by TÜBİTAK and RPGTTD, focused on Horizon 2020's Research Infrastructures calls.

University-Industry Collaboration Day with Koc Group Companies

On 2 December 2015, a university-industry collaboration meeting with high-level participation has been held at Koc University Rumelifeneri Campus to foster cooperation between Koc University and Koc Group Companies.

Presidents' Panel at the "Conference on Turkish Universities in ERA"

As RPDTTD, we observed the "Conference on Turkish Universities in the European Research Area" in Ankara (8-9 October 2015).

Horizon 2020's 2016-2017 Work Programmes Announced

Calls to be opened in the new two-year period (2016-2017) of Horizon 2020 have been officially announced.

Cooperation Protocol Signed: Koc University and Istanbul Anatolian Side OIZ

A Cooperation Protocol has been signed between Koc University and İstanbul Anatolian Side Organized Industrial Zone on 16 September 2015.

Conference on Turkish Universities in the European Research Area

We are attending the "Conference on Turkish Universities in the European Research Area" organized in METU, Ankara on 8-9 October 2015.

Visit from a Research Group from USA

On 28 August 2015, a group of researchers working in institutions attached to US Air Force visited Koç University.

International Conference: Managing Intellectual Property in Universities, 15-16 October 2015

Boğaziçi University’s (BU) annual “IP Management @ Universities” international conference will be hosted again at Albert Long Hall, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul this fall on 15th and 16th October, 2015.

Koç University's New ISTKA Projects

Out of 6 applications from Koç University to Istanbul Development Agency's 2015 Financial Support Programs, 4 will be funded.

Koç University Incubation Center Accelerator Program

Koç University Incubation Center, as a hub of entrepreneurship activity, initiates its Accelerator Program which will provide idea-to-business process support for entrepreneurs.

Meeting with TUBITAK MSCA National Contact Point Tuğba Arslan

On 15 June 2015, we had TUBITAK's H2020 MSCA National Contact Point Tuğba Arslan as our guest.

KUYTAM's Participation in Euronanoforum 2015

Koç University Surface Science and Technology Center, supported by RPDTTD, had a showcase stand at Euronanoforum 2015, organized in Riga, on 10-12 June 2015.

"First Patent Day" Organized at Koç University

On the First Patent Day our President Prof. Umran İnan presented plates to the inventors of the 48 patent applications filed until the end of 2014.

Changes in RPDTTD policies, May 2015

Updates on two RPDTTD procedures are now online.

Info Meeting on UK Research Funding

On 16 April 2015, our guests from the UK Embassy informed Koç University researchers about British research funding schemes.

First issue of RPDTTD's e-bulletin is out!

First issue of the e-bulletin, summarizing RPDTTD activities and our university's research, innovation and technology transfer activities.

Koç University Seed Research Fund 2015 Call for Proposals

The 2015 call for proposals of Koç University's Seed Research Fund program, which is open to the university faculty, has been announced.

October 2014: Our Director Ebru Tan Spoke at a Panel in San Francisco

RPDTTD Director Ebru Tan was one of the panelists at the Licensing Executive Society (US & Canada) Annual Meeting organized in San Fransisco back in October 2014.

18-19-20 December: Istanbul Development Agency PCM Training

On 18-19-20 December 2014, Koç University hosted Istanbul Development Agency's "Project Writing and Implementation (Project Cycle Management) Training".

Opening: KU Support Center for the Disabled Children and Their Families

Koç University Support Center for the Disabled Children and Their Families, a project supported by the Istanbul Development Agency and the Ministry of Development, is opened with a ceremony on 1 December 2014.

Porter Erisman, Ex-VP of Alibaba.com Giving a Seminar @KU

Porter Erisman, the ex-VP of Alibaba.com, will be at Koç University Rumelifeneri Campus Engineering Auditorium on Saturday, November 15, betweeen 17:00 and 19:00 to give a presentation.

Research Cooperation Agreement Between Koç University and AstraZeneca

On 10 November 2014, a research cooperation agreement was signed between Koç University and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, concerning research on drug development.

24 October: Second "Project Brokerage Event" held at Koç University

As RPDTTD, we organized our second project brokerage event on 24 October 2014 at Koç University.

Event: "Technology Commercialization and Technology Entrepreneurship Development in Turkey"

"Technology Commercialization and Technology Entrepreneurship Development in Turkey" event was organized on 16-17 October at Koç University.

Info meeting on Dutch Embassy Small Grants Programs

A meeting was organized at Koç University about the MATRA and Human Rights Programs managed by the Embassy of the Netherlands on 17 October 2014.

FP7/H2020 Project Financial Management and Reporting Training

RPDTTD organized the following event on 15 October 2014: "FP7/H2020 Project Financial Management and Reporting Training".

ERC Project Management and Reporting Training

On 14 October 2014, RPDTTD organized an "ERC Project Management and Reporting Training" at Koç University.

Incubation Center Seminar, "Silicon Valley History and Dynamics"

On 18 September 2014, with the cooperation of Keiretsu Forum and Incubation Center, Mustafa Ergen, Center's Director, gave a seminar titled "Silicon Valley History and Dynamics".

Luis A. Salicrup Talk @KU, R&D Opportunities at NCI/NIH

NCI/NIH researcher Prof. Luis A. Salicrup met with KU scientists working on health issues, discussing R&D opportunities at NCI and NIH available for Turkey.

Participation in SAGE Project Platform Workshop

RPDTTD Director Ebru Tan participated in the SAGE Project Platform Workshop, organized by TOFAŞ R&D Center and FIAT Research Center, on 11 September 2014.

One-on-one Meetings with TUBITAK NCP: H2020 Health Calls

TUBITAK's Horizon 2020 Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing NCP Özge Gözay met with KU researchers interested in the area's calls on 5 September 2014.

Siemens CTO Klaus Helmrich's KU visit

Siemens CTO Klaus Helmrich visited Koç University on 4 September 2014.

"Excellence in Science: Enabling Young Researchers" Symposium

KU researchers and RPDTTD participated in the symposium organized by TUBA and TUBITAK, joined by the guest of honor, ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, on 29 August 2014.

Access to Eurostat microdata from KU

Koç University researchers can now submit applications to access European Commission Eurostat microdata.

ARDEB 1001/3501/1005 Support Programs' calls are open for applications

Horizon 2020 "Secure Societies" info session at Koç University

RPDTTD organized an info session on 3 July 2014, focusing on Horizon 2020's "Secure Societies" calls, with the participation of TUBITAK's National Contact Point Pınar Çetin.

ERC Scientific Council Member Eva Kondorosi visited Koç University

On 5 June 2014, European Research Council Scientific Council Member and Chair of the Widening European Participation Working Group Prof. Eva Kondorosi visited Koç University.

OPET and Koç University cooperation on Nanotechnology

OPET, the leading company of petroleum distribution in Turkey has set up the Koç University-OPET Nanomaterial Research Laboratory (KUNAL), which aims to develop high-tech materials and to be a first in the world regarding its products.

Workshop: "Innovation & Technology Transfer in Life Sciences - NIH Perspective"

A 2-day workshop entitled "Innovation & Technology Transfer in Life Sciences - NIH Perspective" organized by Koç University and Sabancı University will be held on June 12nd and 13th in Koç University and Sabancı University Campuses.

3 KU projects will be supported under ISTKA's 2014 Financial Support Programs

According to the Istanbul Development Agency announcement, 3 proposals from Koç University will be supported by the 2014 Financial Support Programs.

"Entrepreneurship Platform" event held on 19 April 2014

Koc University Entrepreneurship Society held its 3rd annual "Entrepreneurship Platform" event on 19th of April at The Marmara Taksim.

RPDTTD hosted REA MSCA officers at KU, 24-25 April

We hosted European Commission's REA MSCA project officers Jozsef MIKITA and Desislava KOLAROVA.

Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Info Day

We'd like to see you with us at the "Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Info Day" on 24 April 2014 at Koç University.

RPGTTD Participation in Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Info Day

As RPGTTD, we participated in the "Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Info Day", organized at Özyeğin University, in cooperation between TÜBİTAK and Özyeğin University Technology Transfer Office, on 28 March 2014.

F.A.Q. about Koç University Seed Research Fund applications

A Frequently Asked Questions list about Koç University Seed Research Fund applications is prepared by Şebnem Doğan and Emrah Göker, based on the queries from KU academics.

Seven Researchers From Koç University Receive the BAGEP 2014 Award

Seven scientists from Koç University received the Young Scientists Award 2014, a program managed by the Science Academy.

Incubation Center Board Meeting

Koç University Incubation Center held its first board meeting on February 13th, 2014 in the campus. After the strategy meeting, board members met with our entrepreneurs.

Koç University Seed Research Program

"Koç University Seed Research Program", announced by President Inan on 3 January 2014, will mobilize university's own resources to fund research projects from all disciplines.

Hayri Körezlioğlu Araştırma Ödülü KU Matematik Bölümü'nden Mine Çağlar'a Verildi

Doç. Dr. Mine Çağlar 'Hayri Körezlioğlu Araştırma Ödülü'ne "Stokastik Akışlar ve Finans Matematiği" alanlarında yapmış olduğu çalışmalarından dolayı layık görülmüştür.

"Basics of Licensing" Training in the Istinye Campus

Koç University organized a training course entitled "Basics of Licensing" in collaboration with LES-TR on 16 December 2013 at Koc University Istinye Campus.

Brokerage Event Focused on University-Industry Collaborations Organized by RPGTTD

On 13 December 2013, we organized the first Project Brokerage Event in Koc University focused on the improvement of university-industry collaborations.

APGTTD, Horizon 2020'de ICT LEIT Konusunda Bilgi Günü ve Proje Pazarı Düzenledi

Etkinliğimiz, 5 Aralık akşamı yurtdışından gelen konuklarımızla araştırmacılarımızı buluşturduğumuz, Fuat Paşa Yalısı'nda düzenlenen bir akşam yemeği ile başladı.

APGTTD-TÜBİTAK İşbirliğiyle Kampüste Horizon 2020 Eğitimi Düzenlendi

Araştırma ve İnovasyon Çerçeve Programı “Horizon 2020 (H2020)” hakkında genel bilgi vermeyi ve AB Araştırma ve Geliştirme programları kapsamındaki önemli fırsatları katılımcılara anlatmayı amaçlayan eğitim programı gerçekleştirildi.

"KOSGEB'ten Girişimci Destekleri" Semineri

KU Sarıyer Kampüsü’nde KOSGEB Boğaziçi Hizmet Merkezi Müdürü Sn. Servet Koçak katkısıyla “KOSGEB’ten Girişimci Destekleri” adlı seminer düzenlendi.

Hayvan Araştırma Laboratuvarı Faaliyetleri

Gıda, Tarım ve Hayvancılık Bakanlığı, Gıda ve Kontrol Genel Müdürlüğü ''Deneysel ve Diğer Bilimsel Amaçlar İçin Kullanılan Hayvanların Refah ve Korunmasına Dair Yönetmeliği'' kapsamında 24/09/2013 tarihi itibari ile çalışma izni verilmiştir.

APGTTD, İnovasyon Türkiye 2013 Fuarı'na katıldı

İnovasyon Türkiye 2013 Fuarı, 24-27 Ekim.2013 tarihleri arasında İstanbul Fuar Merkezi’nde düzenlenmiştir.

"TÜBİTAK ARDEB Mali Uygulamalar Bilgilendirme Semineri" gerçekleştirildi

Direktörlüğümüz TTO 1513 Projesi kapsamında bir seminer düzenledi.

Elektrik ve Elektronik Mühendisliği Bölümü Araştırmacısı Hakan Ürey "ERC Advanced" fonu aldı!

Koç Üniversitesi Öğretim Üyesi Prof. Dr. Hakan Ürey, Avrupa Araştırma Konseyi’nin (European Research Council - ERC) 2,5 milyon avroluk araştırma fonunu almaya hak kazandı.

Koç Üniversitesi'nde "Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Bilgi Günü" düzenlendi

16 Eylül 2013, Pazartesi günü, Koç Üniversitesi’nde (Kurucular Salonu) “Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Bilgi Günü" gerçekleştirdik.

Koç Üniversitesi'nde "AB Projeleri Bütçe Yönetimi Prensipleri ve Standartları Eğitimi" düzenlendi

Avrupa Komisyonu'nun araştırmacıları destekleyen Avrupa Birliği 7. Çerçeve Programı kapsamında proje bütçelerinin oluşturulması ve finansal raporlama konularını içeren bir eğitim gerçekleştirdik.

"Girişimcilik Eğitimi" gerçekleştirildi

TÜBİTAK’ın 1512 Girişimcilik Aşamalı Destek Programı kapsamında girişimcilere iş planı hazırlama konusunda üniversitemizin Rumeli Feneri Kampüsü’nde bir eğitim düzenledik.

"Ulusal AR-GE Destekleri Bilgilendirme Günü" gerçekleştirildi

Koc Üniversitesi'nde APGTTD olarak organize ettiğimiz "Ulusal Ar-Ge Destekleri Bilgilendirme Günü"nde konuşmacı konuklarımız üç farklı destek programını tanıttılar.

"Marie Curie Programı 2013 son başvuruları birebir görüşmeler" etkinliğimiz

Tuğba Arslan, APGTTD'nin davetiyle programın 2013'teki son başvuru çağrılarına proje önerisi hazırlayan araştırmacılarımızla birebir görüşmeler yaptı.

"Fikri Haklar ve Stratejik Ar-Ge Yönetim Süreçleri Konferansı" düzenlendi

28 Haziran'da, APGTTD'nin TÜBİTAK'ın 1513-Teknoloji Transfer Ofisleri Destekleme Programı çerçevesindeki etkinliklerinden bir başkasını organize ettik.

"Horizon 2020 European Research Council Bilgi Günü" etkinliğimiz

Bu tarihte, APGTTD'nin davetiyle TÜBİTAK ÇP7 Fikirler Özel Programı Ulusal İrtibat Noktası Aslı Vural, European Research Council (ERC) araştırma destekleriyle ilgili bilgilendirme sunumu yaptı.

"INVENTRAM Entelektüel Mülkiyet Hakları Semineri" yapıldı

İnventram Patent Danışmanı Rıfat Yenidünya, bizlere bu tarihte fikri haklar ve patent süreçleri konusunda bir seminer verdi.