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R & D CENTERS

The importance of scientific and technological progress in the alternation from the industrial society to the information society is at the global level today. In this regard, it seems that the companies which set aside resources for clearing, technology, R & D and innovation are superior to other firms in terms of obtaining social and economic prosperity and having floor on a global scale. Establishment and sustainability of R & D and innovation activities contribute greatly to the development of countries' technology and innovation-based capacities and therefore to their development.

When looking at the welfare of bringing innovation to the industry and the provincial distribution of R & D centers, with 331 R & D Center "Istanbul" is taking the lead. The main reason why the R & D Centers are concentrated in Istanbul-Konya-Bursa-Kocaeli districts is due to the fact that a large part of the country's industry is located in these regions. Çolakoğlu R & D Center is still maintaining the first and only R & D Center position of the region on both provincial and sectoral basis.

Number of R & D Centers in operation 958
Total Number of Personnel (Including Support Personnel) 52.696
-Undergraduate (%56) 28.357
-Master of Science Degree (%20) 9.157
-Doctotare and Postgraduate 931

Number of Projects (Completed + Ongoing)

32.688

Patent Number

9.585

-Patent

2.376

-Application

7.154

Number of Foreign / Foreign Affiliated Companies with R & D Center

136

SECTOR-WIDE DISTRIBUTION OF R&D CENTERS

When we look at the sectoral distribution of R & D centers, "Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing" sector is leading with 134 R & D centers. This sector is followed by "Automotive Sub-Industry" with 99 R & D Centers, "software" with 86 R & D Center, "Informatics, Information and Communication Technologies" with 81 R & D Center "Textile " with 60 R & D Center "Electrical -Electronic" With 59 R & D centers and "Chemistry"56 R & D centers. The 942 R & D Centers serve a total of 40 sectors.

DISTRIBUTION OF AR-GE CENTERS BY PROVINCE

1 İstanbul 331
2 Kocaeli 103
3 Bursa 96
4 Ankara 85
5 İzmir 74
6 Tekirdağ 42
7 Manisa 25
8 Konya 21
9 Eskişehir 18
10 Antalya 15
11 Sakarya 14
12 Kayseri 9
13 Mersin 9
14 Adana 9
15 Kütahya 8
16 Gaziantep 8
17 Düzce 8
18 Kahramanmaraş 8
19 Aydın 8
20 Denizli 7
21 Balıkesir 7
22 Bilecik 4
23 Yalova 4
24 Kırklareli 4
25 Adıyaman 2
26 Niğde 2
27 Samsun 2
28 Uşak 2
29 Osmaniye 2
30 Çorum 2
31 Hatay 2
32 Amasya 1
33 Bolu 1
34 Çanakkale 1
35 Afyonkasahisar 1
36 Edirne 1
37 Elazığ 1
38 Erzincan 1
39 Aksaray 1
40 Malatya 1
41 Sivas 1
42 TRABZON 1
43 Zonguldak 1