Technopolises, SMEs, Funding Agencies and IT-Roles in Engineering Education


15th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET), İstanbul, Turkey, 8 - 10 September 2016 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • Doi Number: 10.1109/ithet.2016.7760700
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The information technology and the rapid dissemination of knowledge has changed the climate of higher education dramatically. The presence of specially governed technology zones and small and medium enterprises operating in those regions are new actors influencing the teaching models of higher education institutions. This paper discusses how the blending of these can redefine an industry oriented higher education model and what the future projections could be.