Turkish Association of Technology Parks (Teknoloji Gelistirme Bolgeleri Dernegi)
TGBD, Turkey’s technology development zones network. Was established on August 25, 2010 in order to develop cooperation between 15 founding members and Technology Development Zones and to form a coalition. As of 2017, the number of members has reached 42. Almost all of technoparks in Turkey is an active member TGBD. “Association of Technology Development Zones” has been approved by the Ankara Governor’s Regulation No. 06-098-084.
We are our vision as an association; Technology Development Zones in order to share information. The main objectives of our association are to set standards for TGB operation and management, to develop criteria for impact assessment to improve TGB performances, to set R & D investment and technology policies in our country and to share opinions and suggestions on implementation. We also carry out studies to strengthen cooperation between the public-industry-university and to increase the knowledge and sensitivity of the society on technology and R & D.