Science and technology in Turkey

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Science and Technology in Turkey is centrally planned by TÜBİTAK and in responsibility of universities and research institutes. R&D activities in Turkey show a significant jump in recent years.[1]


Ottoman Empire[edit]

Modern Turkey[edit]


Research Institutes[edit]

Technical Universities[edit]

There are six universities in Turkey which are dedicated to engineering, technology and sciences.

Technology Universities[edit]

Scientific fields[edit]

Electronics[2] and nanoscience and nanotechnology[3] are also emerging with projected positive growth in Turkey, with companies like ENTEKNO, SAMPAS, Inovenso, Nano109 and Grafen Chemical Industries pioneering research and development for nano materials, green technology and commercial production of nanotechnology products.[4]

Notable scientists from Turkey[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tübitak
  2. ^ "Consumer Electronics in Turkey". Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  3. ^ "NANO STATISTICS | News | Nanotechnology in Turkey". Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Nanotechnology in Turkey: Market Report - AZONano". Retrieved 2016-09-06.