Business News Science, 10/02/2018

Ukrainian-Turkish Centre Opens in Kharkiv Technical University

The Ukrainian-Turkish Coordination Center for Scientific and Technical Research was opened at National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute.” It aims to accelerate the commercialization of scientific achievements.

University’s rector Yevhen Sokol and rector of the Istanbul Technical University Mehmet Karaca signed a cooperation agreement, which includes joint scientific research and development of technological innovations in the field of electronics, engineering and airspace.

According to the document, Kharkiv and Istanbul universities will also work in partnership, specifically within the areas of development of internal combustion engines, transmission systems and electronic control units. The new research center will coordinate the implementation of joint projects.

“The signing of the agreement on the center’s establishment and joint scientific research was the first step in combining of scientific knowledge between the two countries,” the meeting participants noted.

Reference: There are 360 laboratories and 13 research centers in the Istanbul Technical University. Twenty-three specialties are accredited in the USA, which allows students to participate in exchange programs and receive joint degrees.

Text: Iryna Klymenko

Photo: Kharkiv City Council