Suna Akbayir

Unv- Ind.Collab.Sr. Specialist
Koc University

Bilateral Meetings

  • Thursday (1:30pm – 6:00pm)
  • Friday (9:00am – 12:00pm)
DescriptionKoç University (KU) is an endowed, non-profit institution of higher education, located in Istanbul, Turkey. Founded in 1993 by the Vehbi Koç Foundation, its mission is to produce the most capable graduates by providing a world class education, to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to contribute to the benefit of Turkey and humanity at large. Since its establishment, KU has quickly become one of the leading research universities in Turkey, attracting accomplished, high-caliber researchers from all over the world. The vast majority (97%) of 400 faculty members have received their Ph.D. degrees from the most highly selective and reputable universities in the world, including the United States and Europe.
Organization Type University
Organization Size250+
Founding Year1993
Cityİstanbul, Rumelifeneri Yolu Sariyer Google map

Research Partners to collaborate in health and ICT projects

Koç University School of Medicine is looking for research partners to collaborate in health and ICT projects for the biomedical research area. KOC University fosters the multidisciplinary nature of research with its hospital. The researchers in different areas can access to doctors and patients easily.

Cooperation Requested
  1. License agreement
  2. Technical co-operation

R&D Collaboration with Koc University School of Medicine

As 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.

Cooperation Offered
  1. License agreement
  2. Technical co-operation
  3. Outsourcing co-operation