Technology Development Zones (TDZ), which were established in 2001 to increase the competitiveness of the industry by producing technological information in Turkey, ensuring the adaptation of small and medium-sized enterprises to new and advanced technologies, accelerating the entry of foreign capital to make advanced technology investments, A total of $ 5.8 billion was exported until April.
According to the compilation made from the data of the Ministry of Industry and Technology, the number of Technology Development Zones established under Law No. 4691 increased to 87 as of April. While 73 of them continue their activities, 14 of them are continuing their infrastructure works.
10 of the TDZs each in Ankara and Istanbul, 5 in Kocaeli, 4 in Izmir, 2 each in Konya, Gaziantep, Antalya, Mersin, Hatay, Kayseri, Bursa and Trabzon Adana, Erzurum, Isparta, Eskişehir-Bilecik, Denizli, Edirne, Elazığ, Sivas, Diyarbakır, Tokat, Sakarya, Bolu, Kütahya, Samsun, Malatya, Şanlıurfa, Düzce, Çanakkale, Kahramanmaraş, Tekirdağ, Van, Çorum, Manisa, Niğde It is located in Burdur, Yozgat, Kırıkkale, Balıkesir, Karaman, Muğla, Afyonkarahisar-Uşak, Aydın, Batman, Osmaniye, Zonguldak, Karabük, Nevşehir, Çankırı, Kastamonu, Kırklareli, Giresun, Rize and Yalova.
The infrastructure works of 14 TGBs, 2 in Ankara, 1 in Antalya, Batman, Bursa, Çankırı, Giresun, Hatay, Istanbul, Kayseri, Kırklareli, Mersin, Osmaniye and Yalova, are continuing.
NUMBER OF FOREIGN AND FOREIGN PARTNERSHIPS IN THE REGIONS 322
6 thousand 560 companies continue their activities in these regions, 322 of them are foreign and foreign partners, 1379 are academic partners.
68,620 personnel work in TDZs. Of these, 56 thousand 410 are R&D, 958 are design, 4 thousand 631 support and 6 thousand 621 out of scope personnel.
40 thousand 305 projects have been completed in these regions, and 10 thousand 998 projects are ongoing. The revenue obtained from the sales from the regions was 123.4 billion lira in the period from 2001 to April of this year. Total exports of TGBs reached 5.8 billion dollars.
On the other hand, national and international patent registration in the said regions is 1277, ongoing patent applications 2 thousand 797, utility model registration 428, utility model application 263, industrial design registration 183, industrial design application 121 and the number of copyrighted software 522. was recorded as.