The accelerated development of the industry in the region has resulted in the establishment of numerous technical and vocational high schools. Thus the sector’s need for trained personnel may be met, and at the same time levels of unemployment further reduced.
Just as we remain the region of choice for industrial development, we have seen the establishment here of several centres for scientific research and development. Industrial development continues to benefit from the activities of the following organisations:
TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Institute) RESEARCH CENTRE; KOCAELI UNIVERSITY; GEBZE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY; TSE (Turkish Standards Institute) QUALITY-CAMPUS and TÜBİTAK TECHNOPARK; TEKMER TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE.
Number of Universities : 2
Number of Faculties : 14
Number of Higher Educational Institutions : 6
Number of Vocational and
Technical Higher Educational Institutions : 18
Total Academic Staff : 2.083
Number of Total Enrolment : 43.301
Number of Research Institutions : 3
1:TÜBİTAK-MAM (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Association/ Marmara Research Centre)
2:TÜSİDE (Turkish Industrial Dispatch and Management Institute)
3:TSE (Turkish Standards Institute)