Boğaziçi University Technology Transfer Office was established in December 2012 in order to create an economic value and to assure its return to the University by transferring knowledge and technology from the University to industry. Boğaziçi University has nurtured the values, culture and institutional image of knowledge creation and entrepreneurship since its establishment as Robert College in 1863. It promotes research which is relevant to real life, is committed to serve humanity in every field from literature to art, from science to technology, for the benefit of society. Boğaziçi University has carried out the activities regarding the implementation and management of research projects as well as technology transfer through its various units, such as The Office for Sponsored Research, Financial Coordination Office for Research Projects, Administrative Coordination Office for Research Projects, The Office of Industry Relations, Intellectual Property Committee and Patent Office until the establishment of Technology Transfer Office. In this ecosystem, TTO works as an interface and facilitator to promote the collaboration with Industry and to utilize the funding sources effectively.
TTO assists inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs in the process of converting their ideas into technology, commercializing the technology by transferring it to the industry and creating an economic value from which both society and university benefit mutually.