Askim Demiryurek

Senior Grants Specialist
Koç University School of Medicine

Bilateral Meetings

  • Thursday (1:30pm – 6:00pm)
  • Friday (9:00am – 12:00pm)
DescriptionAs one of the newest schools of medicine in Turkey, we started our first academic year in 2010 – 2011. Our objective is to train the students of Koç University School of Medicine as doctors, who are concerned with the health problems of the 21st century and who can generate medical solutions under the guidance of science. Koç University Hospital is the research and training hospital of the Koç University Medicine School. In 2012, the hospital's groundbreaking ceremony was held and September 2014 the first phase of the project has been completed. At the end of this stage, the hospital has 192 patient rooms with 24 inpatient bed availability and 8 service, 12 operating room, intensive care unit with 55 inpatient bed availability (16 general, 16 pediatric and 15 newborn), 14 bone marrow transplantation bed and 49 inpatient bed availability with interventional anesthesia and preoperative & postoperative care units. With a separate hospital building dedicated to children, our pediatric service line is dispersed into an area of more than 10.000 m2 with patient services, pediatric care units and outpatient clinics. With the 220.000 m2 net space area campus encompasses hospital buildings, training & research areas, advanced learning center, auditorium and social areas will complete in May 2016.
Organization Type University
Organization Size250+
Founding Year1993
CityIstanbul, Koc University Rumelifeneri Yolu Sariyer Google map

Technical Cooperation in Projects

Koç University is one of the leading universities in FP6 - FP/ and H2020 projects in Turkey. The researchers are very experienced in collaborative and interdisciplinary research. We are very open to collaborate with other universities and companies for research projects.

Cooperation Requested
  1. Outsourcing co-operation
  2. Technical co-operation

High Potential Research Capacity in Biomedical

Koç University as a whole offers a wide range of technical expertise in bio-medical field from various areas such as engineering to health. Koç University Hospital offers the clinical trial opportunity to the researchers in the School of Medicine and in other colleges. The researchers have the opportunity to interact with medical doctors and patients. Koç University has 8 of 15 ERC grants in Turkey and 4 of these ERC grants in Koç University are related to bio-medical and health implementations.

Cooperation Offered
  1. Technical co-operation
  2. Outsourcing co-operation