"The competitive advantage of nations is based on the efficient use of national resources." M. Porter
İTÜNOVA Technology Transfer Office (TTO) offers academic studies and new technologies developed in Istanbul Technical University (ITU) to the benefit of the industry to meet their and help with the development of Turkey by adding value. Founded as the technology transfer interface of ITU, İTÜNOVA aims to connect knowledge and industry for commercialization.
As a body to facilitate access to and generate and commercialize scientific and technological information, and support technology transfer and entrepreneurship, İTÜNOVA Teknoloji AŞ was established in February 2013 and was named İTÜNOVA under the TÜBİTAK 1513 Program in January 2014. İTÜNOVA Teknoloji AŞ, the ‘Technology Transfer Office’ of ITU, is particularly positioned as a ‘company’ that expeditiously provides services in private sector standards in partnership with ITU Foundation and ITU ARI Teknokent.
The vision of İTÜNOVA is to increase scientific and technological knowledge production capacity of ITU on an international level and commercialize the generated knowledge to the benefit of the society. Its mission is to enhance scientific and technological knowledge production capability through academy-industry collaboration and implement new technologies built on this knowledge, increase the radius of action for additional research making use of national and international funds, protect the resulting knowledge, and provide suitable platforms for entrepreneurs who will create this knowledge.