Kahramanmaraş Teknokent (KÜSİ) Meeting
The Public-University-Industry Cooperation (KÜSİ) Meeting Program, which aims to provide interaction and cooperation between the public, universities and industrialists, is hosted by Kahramanmaraş Teknokent Yönetim A.Ş. in Teknokent Conference Hall.
The opening speech of the program, which brought together representatives of institutions and organizations, academicians and business world, was made by KSU Rector Prof. Dr. Niyazi Can. Emphasizing the importance of public, industry and university cooperation and reminding that important steps have been taken in this regard in recent years, Rector Can said, “The cooperation of these 3 important elements of growth and development is essential for our country to reach the points it deserves. We should put aside the vicious discussions, provide the information sharing that is essential for the country and produce common products. ".
Rector Can, who informed the participants about the work carried out within KSU, shared the data regarding the projects carried out and completed by the KSÜ University - Industry - Public Cooperation Development Application and Research Center (ÜSKİM), Kahramanmaraş Teknokent Yönetim A.Ş. Project Development and Coordination Unit with the participants.
Hoping that the meeting will be productive, Rector Can said that they would like to produce products that will create added value by getting effective outputs.
Kahramanmaras Industry and Technology Provincial Director Mehmet Uzun also made a speech and talked about Kahramanmaraş’s contribution to the economy Turkey. Providing information about the work and action plan of the provincial planning board within the scope of KUSI, Provincial Director Uzun made evaluations about the breakthroughs made in the field of technology and industry in recent years and the planned issues.
Following the opening speeches, informative presentations were made by the experts of the Ministry of Industry and Technology General Directorate R&D Incentives.
Mithat Kaya, who made a presentation on the Activities of the General Directorate of R&D Incentives and the Public-University-Industry Cooperation Portal (KÜSİP), said, "As the Ministry, we bring our partners closer to each other through KÜSİP; We aim to establish project partnership, consultancy, investment partnership, joint use of research infrastructures and similar collaborations”
Orhun Melik Buran; gave information about "National R&D Statistics", "KÜSİ Ecosystem in Our Country", "Ministry of Industry and Technology KÜSİ Activities", "Evaluation of KÜSİ Activities in 2018 and Planning for 2019" and "KÜSİ Activities in Kahramanmaraş in 2019".
Aynur Emre made a presentation titled "Laboratory and Research Infrastructures Portal (LABS)". Emre said that the LABS Portal was prepared in order for laboratories to cooperate with each other and private sector organizations in the context of R&D and innovation projects and to act jointly in the use of resources, in order to inventory the laboratories used in our country according to their test, device and personnel infrastructures, to keep them up-to-date and to be listed in the public search engine.
Mehmet Bayram from the State Material Office (DMO) gave information about the "Techno Catalog" implemented by the DMO during the commercialization of high-tech products. Expressing that the Techno Catalog platform will add great value to KÜSİ, Bayram stated that it is aimed to include the products developed within the scope of KÜSİ in the DMO system within the framework of close cooperation, and that it will be possible to reach the DMO via the public portal with the studies and integrations to be carried out.
The program ended with a group photo shoot after the Q&A session.