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OMU is Among the Top 50 Entrepreneurial and Innovative Universities of Turkey
14 January 2022, Friday - 15:03
Updated: 04 October 2022, Tuesday - 11:36
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Ondokuz Mayıs University (OMU) has been ranked among the top 50 Turkish universities by placing 46th with 35.23 points in the “Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index 2021” created by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) in which 191 universities in Turkey has been evaluated.

The Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index was first prepared in 2012 by TÜBİTAK within the scope of the decision to “improve policy instruments with the aim of triggering entrepreneurism and innovativeness in universities”. The 2021 edition evaluates the index indicators of the 2020.

OMU makes into the list after a 7 year break

OMU made its first appearance on this index in 2013 by placing 44th, and placed 50th in 2014. OMU made back into the list after a 7 year break and have placed 46th in the 2021 edition. OMU ranks top in the regional category. Setting its goal to be a research university, the “Institutional Accreditation” received from the Higher Education Quality Council (YÖKAK) and placing in the Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index after a 7 year break are regarded as very important and promising steps in achieving this goal.

There are 4 dimensions and 23 indicators in the Index

The Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index has the following 4 dimensions “Scientific and Technological Research Competency”, “Intellectual Property Pool”, “Collaboration and Interaction”, and “Economic and Social Contribution” and a total of 23 indicators. OMU has placed 27th at the “Scientific and Technological Research Competency”, 39th at the “Intellectual Property Pool”, 47th at the “Collaboration and Interaction”, and 42nd at the “Economic and Social Contribution” dimensions.

OMU’s top ranked dimension is the “Scientific and Technological Research Competency

Placing 27th, “Scientific and Technological Research Competency” became OMU’s top ranked dimension. Placing 23rd, “Number of Doctorate Graduates” became the top placed indicator within this dimension.

Placing 22nd, “Number of National Utility Model Certifications” became the top placed indicator within the “Intellectual Property Pool” dimension.

Placing 31st, “Number of Instructors / Students in Exchange” became the top placed indicator within the “Collaboration and Interaction” dimension.

Placing 12th, “Number of 4004-4005 Projects” became the top placed indicator within the “Economic and Social Contribution” dimension.

The Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index evaluates universities in accordance with the dimensions and indicators mentioned above.

 

 

Source: https://www.tubitak.gov.tr/tr/icerik-2021-girisimci-ve-yenilikci-universite-endeksi

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