UKRAINE, Kharkiv: Joint Ukrainian-Turkish Coordination Center for Scientific & Technical Research has been launched

The delegation from Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ) paid a two-day visit to National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” (NTU “KhPI”). On February 1, a grant opening of The Ukrainian-Turkish Coordination Center for Scientific and Technical Research was held at the KhPI.

The participants stressed that the main task of Center is to speed-up the commercialization process of scientific developments.

The signed association agreement between the NTU “KhPI” and İTÜ foresees joint research projects and development of innovative technologies in fields of electronics, mechanical engineering, space, aviation, etc. Specifically, the NTU “KhPI” and the İTÜ plan to work together on the development of internal combustion engines, transmission systems, electronic control units and novel materials. The İTÜ will manage joint programs on diesel power generating units in cooperation with the faculty of NTU “KhPI”. The İTÜ will also offer scholarships for Turkish students to participate in Master’s and PhD programs at the NTU “KhPI”. In addition, the universities will carry out joint research projects related to powerpack engine technologies, material science and other coordinated programs.