Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Overall advancement in the gathering had, starting at now, reliably declined even before the scene. The pandemic is hitting manufacturing organizations hard and causing aggravations in overall worth chains and agile things.

İTÜ is fully committed to integrating the concept of sustainability into innovation and entrepreneurship fields. On the one hand, the University is focusing on collaboration between academia, industry and public authorities, on the other hand, we are introducing novel undergraduate and postgraduate level interdisciplinary courses that foster innovation design through sustainable development.

The accompanying exploration ventures have been explicitly adjusted to Sustainable Development Goal 9, and the intend to assemble strong framework, advance comprehensive and manageable industrialization and cultivate advancement. These ventures and activities are instances of the University's commitment to the SDGs.



ITU AUV Team is the World Champion

ITU AUV team became the world champion in the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Competition held in Singapore and made us proud. The joy of our team, which waved the flag of our country and the banner of our university in Singapore, was remarkable. (30 Sep 2022)

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Great Investment in the Enterprise Co-Founded by Our Graduate

Insider Company, co-founded by ITU Computer Engineering graduate Mehmet Sinan Toktay, received 121 million dollars investment, reached a valuation of over 1 billion dollars and thus rose to the status of “unicorn”. (04 Mar 2022)

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ITU Became the Shining Star of TEKNOFEST 2022

At TEKNOFEST, which was held for the fifth time this year, the projects of Istanbul Technical University students stood out. Our university returned with a total of 16 awards from the festival held at Samsun Çarşamba Airport between August 30 and September 4.(09 Sep 2022)

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International Boron Symposium at ITU

ITU hosted the International Boron Symposium (BORON 2022) on October 5-7. This international symposium, which saw the participation of numerous attendees ranging from public and private sector representatives to scientists, took place at ITU's Süleyman Demirel Cultural Center from October 5 to 7. (07 Oct 20 22)

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ITU Continues To Build Strong Collaborations

Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and Ericsson signed a cooperation protocol. With this protocol, the two institutions will carry out projects on software security. (07 Oct 20 22)

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ITU ZES Solar Car Team is in Third Place in Europe

Our ITU ZES Solar Car Team made our country proud by making it to the top three in the iLumen European Solar Challenge 2022 in Belgium. (11 Oct 20 22)

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Entrepreneurship Summit at ITU

ITU Ayazağa Campus's Süleyman Demirel Cultural Center hosted the 8th ITU Entrepreneurship Summit on December 12-13, offering new ideas in the field of entrepreneurship for ITU students. (13 Dec 20 22)

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ITU Rover Team Returns from Europe with another Award

ITU Rover Team achieved a very important success on the way to Turkey’s space goal and won the first place in the European Rover Challenge 2022 with its presentation task. (29 Sep 2022)

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ASELSAN Supports 4 ITU Projects

The results of the First Application Period of Seed Project Supports within ASELSAN Academy Postgraduate Education Program have been announced. 4 projects from Istanbul Technical University were entitled to receive support within the scope of the program. (17 Aug 2022)

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ITU is at TEKNOFEST Black Sea with its Projects

TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, organized for the fifth time this year, kicked off in Samsun on August 30. The booth of ITU, participating in the festival with a total of 36 projects from various fields, received great attention. (31 Aug 2022)

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As ITU Enters Its 250th Year, It Signs a Collaboration Agreement with IC Holding That Will Determine Turkey's Infrastructure Future

Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and IC Holding have signed a collaboration agreement covering sustainability, business development, and human resources projects. IC Holding, which is also a Silver Sponsor of the activities and initiatives within the scope of ITU's 250th year, will benefit from ITU's 250 years of academic expertise in important areas such as sustainability in transportation, training young engineers, and creating job opportunities. (05 Jul 2022)

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Training and Collaboration Protocol Signed Between ITU and Ford Otosan

In the context of university-industry collaboration, a training protocol was signed with Ford Otosan. Within the protocol called "Electric Vehicles Training Program," ITU academicians will train company employees. (16 Jun 2022)

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Research and Commercialization in Strategic Technologies

Uğur Coşkun, an ITU Mathematics Engineering graduate from the class of 2002 and the General Manager of Bites Savunma, shared his industry experiences as a technology entrepreneur in the Istanbul Technical University Business World Talks. (27 May 2022)

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ITU Students Inspired by the Sky

As part of ITU Alumni Talks, this week, we spoke with Dr. Selman Nas, Deputy General Manager of TAI Space Systems, Volkan Mutlu Coşkun, General Manager of Meteorology, and Dr. Uğur Zengin, Deputy General Manager of TAI National Combat Aircraft, about their years as students at ITU, their careers, and their projects. (21 Apr 2022)

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The New Name for Virtual Training in Shipping: ARGEP360

The ITU Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School R&D Center has brought simulators used in maritime training to the virtual world. (29 Apr 2022)

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ITU Air and Space Vehicles Design Laboratory is Opened

The opening ceremony of Air and Space Vehicles Design Laboratory, established in ITU Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics, took place with the participation of Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAŞ) General Manager and ITU Department of Aeronautical Engineering 1983 graduate Prof. Dr. Temel Kotil. (31 Jan 2022)

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First Serial Production Driverless Bus, Will Be Developed with ITU

Offering transportation solutions suitable for the mobility needs of the era in its factory in Turkey, Karsan is now conducting a new project after Romania, for Autonomous Atak Electric, the first Level 4 self-driving bus in America and Europe.

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With İTÜNova and many others, İTÜis supporting innovation and transfering the technology developed in the university to the benefit of industry.

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Open Digital Innovation Hub

This research aims to build a self-sustaining house which will serve as an Open Digital Innovation Hub (ODIH) for the entrepreneurs and researchers.

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İTÜ Incubation Center Supports All New Entrepreneurs

Our university provides several mentorship programmes and tranining workshops by ITU Çekirdek.

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Energy Efficient Buildings

İTÜ thrives to increase the number of sustainable buildings in terms of water and energy efficiency. Energy efficient mechanical and electrical appurtenances are used in these buildings.

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Energy-Efficient Lighting and Appliances

İTÜ promotes use of safe, economic and aesthetic lighting armatures with low energy consumption and energy-efficient appliances have been adopted in indoor and outdoor areas.

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İTÜ Green Campus Project

İTÜ has declared several ambitious targets and projects concerning increase the use of zero emission vehicles, pedestrians’ paths and bicycle roads.

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İTÜ Profession for Everyone

İTÜ art institutions are sharing their profession and experince via open public activities.

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Scent of the History: Buildings of İTÜ Campuses

İTÜ with its three campus buildings from the Ottoman Empire era, provides a historical atmosphere to its students and to the public.

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İTÜ projected the first Super City of Turkey!

A team from İTÜ designed “zero energy, zero waste and self-sufficient ecological city that produces its own needs” in Eskisehir Kocakır.

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AVESIS "Sustainable Development Goals" module: Publications and Experts

AVESIS "Sustainable Development Goals" module supports to increase the impact of researchers' contribution within the scope of UN Sustainable Development Goals by ensuring that publications, projects, theses, and similar activities are visible at the international level./p>

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Sustainable Development Certificate Program

Some of the knowledge, skills, and competencies aimed to be acquired by the participants within the scope of this program are summarized below:

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The European Engineering Learning Innovation and Science Alliance (EELISA)

The European Engineering Learning Innovation and Science Alliance (EELISA), of which Istanbul Technical University (ITU) is among its founding partners, is a European University Initiative association. the idea of the European University Initiative; It extends to the Gothenburg Summit of the Council of Europe, which took place in 2017.

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Establishment of the ITU Sustainability Office

The Sustainability Office works to enable our university to understand and deliver on its ambition to be leading socially responsible and sustainable university.

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