TÜBİTAK UME VISITED to ISTANBUL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MECHATRONICS CLUSTER
On January 16, 2013, Dr. Fatih ÜSTÜNER, the Director (A.) of TÜBİTAK UME and a group of researchers from the institute have visited the Biotechnology and Mechatronics Cluster ( www.ibmk.org.tr ).
The aim of the visit was to strengthen the collaboration between the two sides.
Dr. Kadri DÖNMEZ, the cluster Coordinator and Dr. Erdal ATAÇ, the Chairman of the Board have described their activities within their company. Dr. Fatih ÜSTÜNER, the Director (A.) of TÜBİTAK UME made a brief statement describing UMEs mission, and declared that, TÜBİTAK UME is ready to share in solving the problems raised by the companies in cluster measurements.
Istanbul Biotechnology and Mechatronics Cluster was established in the year of 2008 and it is the first Biotechnology and Mechatronics Cluster in Turkey.
It has been working in increasingly collaboration with R&D companies, universities, publicity- owned corporation to produce cluster and advanced technology products in Turkey.
There are four clusters in medical field in Turkey:
1- Istanbul Biotechnology and Mechatronics Cluster
2-Ankara OSTİM Medical Industry Cluster
3-Samsun Medical Industry Cluster
4-INOVIZ Health for Izmir
Istanbul Biotechnology and Mechatronics Cluster has been cooperating with other cluster companies to achieve its main objective in producing advanced technology diagnostic medical devices in the field of vitro diagnostic.