Besides graduating researchers who have great contributions on global needs and grand challenges, ITU is a leader university in research as well as in transforming research discoveries into products and providing the necessary circumstances for the production processes. Technical projects and findings performed and being performed to date brought ITU on a leading position in research.

ITU Pioneer in Research
  • » First helicopter designed and produced in Turkey - ARIKOPTER
  • » First cubical satellite of Turkey - İTÜpSAT1
  • » First electric minibus of Turkey
  • » First auto-driven (driverless) car
  • » First hydrogen- powered boat of Turkey - Martı
  • » The first telecommunication satellite of Turkey - Türksat 3USAT
  • » Innovative research projects conducted by the ITU students
  • » 360 Research and Development Laboratories at ITU
  • » The most productive techno park of Turkey; ITU Arı Teknokent
Istanbul Technical University