Research Project Development Directorate “ARPROGED” was founded under the lights of strategic plan of the Okan University on October 2011 to manage the research process with integral mechanism. ARPROGED has been supported by “TÜBİTAK 1601Capacity Building for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Grant Program” since January 2015. ARPROGED is a unit which manages technology transfer process, and provides collaboration between industry and university.
Services of ARPROGED for researchers and students of the Okan University, entrepreneurs, and industry comprised of below listed activities.
- Awareness, publicity and educational services
- Services to utilize support programs
- Project development/management services (industry and university collaboration activities)
- Licensing services for intellectual property and industrial rights
- Entrepreneurship and commercialization activities