The total budget of the research projects conducted by Ondokuz Mayıs University academic members in 2016 amounted to 21,292,556 Turkish Liras.
191 of the 214 scientific research projects supported in 2016 have been financed by OMU’s own resources. The total budget of these projects amounted to 10,362,081 Turkish Liras.
14 of the 16 projects conducted with the support of other national funds were supported by TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey). The total budget of these projects amounted to 8,330,600 Turkish Liras.
The total budget of the 4 internationally supported projects was 2,348,778 Turkish Liras. The total budget of the 3 University-Industry-R&D joint projects was 351,117 TL.
The budget reserved for R&D in 2016 reached 3,26% of OMU’s total budget.
“There is an annual increase in both the number of the conducted projects and the budgets of these projects. When the diversity of the projects conducted at our university in 2016 is analysed, the need to further develop the University-Industry-R&D collaboration is seen.” said Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Kuran while drawing attention to the importance of projects conducted and supported by OMU.
“We aim to ensure that the R&D works conducted by facilitating OMU academic members and their entrepreneurial works are turned into economic benefit for our industry and country. We are sure that we will succeed in achieving this when we consider the quality of our university’s scientists.” said Prof. Kuran while explaining that their aim is to develop the university’s industry and R&D based collaboration through TEKNOPARK and Technology Transfer Office.