The decision of the Council of Ministers regarding Cukurova Technology Development Zone (Cukurova Technopark) was published in the Official Gazette No. 25525 on 17.07.2004 and entered into force the same day. Cukurova Technology Development Zone Executive Inc. (Cukurova Technopark Inc.) was established on 17.05.2005. The purpose of establishing Cukurova Technopark is to provide a more effective university-industry cooperation in our region, to provide the opportunity to conduct more research, to transform this research into economic value, to increase the competitiveness of the university’s advanced manpower and infrastructure facilities by offering these to the companies, and to contribute to the formation of a synergy between the university and the industry.
Cukurova Technopark embodies Technology Transfer Office, Adana Entrepreneurship Center, Chemistry Valley, Incubation Center, Patent Office, and Enterprise Europe Network Eastern Mediterranean Office as units and over 100 R&D Firms.
Cukurova Technopark has a total area of 834,904 m². It continues its activities in an indoor area of 7.920 m² in A and B building blocks. The total area of the Management and Incubation Center building, whose construction has been completed, is 5,934 m². There are several offices ranging from 20-125 m². I Cukurova Technopark has an R&D building of more than 1,000 m² built with the Build-Operate-Transfer model and a 20,000 m² greenhouse space built for agricultural R&D activities. There are also 30-person training halls and a 200-person conference hall with fiber optic internet infrastructure, allowing also for presentations with smart boards.