Industry-University Collaboration for ICT and E-Government Service Development: Learning from Practice of Innovative Türksat-University Case

  • Tunç Medeni
  • Halil Yeşilçimen
Part of the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies book series (STAIS)


The chapter provides a general account of industry-university collaboration with successful results in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and e-Government area in Turkey. Presented mostly from the perspective of the industrial institution this successful case hopes to provide certain insights and suggestions for improving the strength and effectiveness of industry-university collaboration. A complementary cross-cultural knowledge management model is also proposed to contribute to the conceptual discussions on collaboration models and interface designs. Accordingly, the paper provides firstly information of the industrial institution and related electronic services and project work on the practice side, then the suggested conceptual framework, and finally gained insights and suggestions for the practice.


E-academic services E-government Türksat Information and communication technology Industry-university collaboration Cross-cultural knowledge management Reflection and refraction 



We would like to thank Yıldırım Beyazıt University and Turksat, as well as organizers of the 2015 EUROLICS workshop on university-industry interactionat METU for their inspiraton and support for the work that has resulted in this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.İşletme FakültesiAnkara Yıldırım Beyazıt UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Uydu Kampüsü GölbaşıTürksatAnkaraTurkey

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