African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4164

Full Length Research Paper

Investigation of policy and incentives on the industrial research and development in Turkey

Bülent YANIKTEPE1* and Mustafa Fedai ÇAVUÅž2
1Department of Energy Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University, Osmaniye, Turkey. 2Department of Management Information Systems, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University, Osmaniye, Turkey.  
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 07 July 2011
  •  Published: 30 September 2011


Century are the information age, countries having advance science and technology (S and T) have continuously economic activity and competitiveness advantage. Catching this information age Turkiye, it is needed that high/advance technologies have to be used in order to catch sustainable economic growth, increase competitiveness power in international level, to get high exporting level for high/advance technologies instead of importing. In this context, developing efficient policies and precautions about research and development (R and D) and innovation is a vital issue for countries. In this very paper, industrial R and D policies, measures taken and tools used by Turkey is examined.


Key words: Research and development, innovation, technoparks, incentives.