Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology announces the new University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Index
Sabancı University is once again the Most Entrepreneurial and Innovative Foundation University of Turkey.
The third annual University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Index was revealed by the Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, Fikri Işık. In the 2014 index, Sabancı was once again named the Most Entrepreneurial and Innovative Foundation University of Turkey.
In overalls, Sabancı came second after Middle East Technical University in the 2014 index.
TÜBİTAK compiled the first University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Index in 2012 to list the 50 most entrepreneurial and innovative universities in Turkey. The list ranks universities according to their entrepreneurship and innovation performances, helping to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation-based competition among universities and reinforcing the entrepreneurship ecosystem nationwide.
The index ranks universities under scientific and technological research competence, intellectual property pool, cooperation and interaction, culture of entrepreneurship and innovation, and economic contribution and commercialization according to 23 indicators. The Index will be compiled annually with the support of the Council for Higher Education, Turkish Statistical Institution, the Ministry of Science and Technology, TPE, Ministry of Development, Turkish Academy of Sciences, TTGV and KOSGEB.