Fırat Technology Development Zone was founded in 2007 by the participation major actors in the city. Besides Fırat University, the Municipality, the Chamber of Commerce and nongovernmental organizations took part in the foundation process.
Fırat Technopark aims to become a leading technology development zone where businesses introduce innovative high value products to the global market. Its main mission is providing a base for sustainable cooperation between the university and industries. It assumes a great role in increasing skilled labor and preventing brain drain.
Source: Fırat Technopark, 2014
Fırat Technopark has been established with the vision of being one of the leading technology development regions of the world where the entrepreneurs and companies that offer high value innovative products and services with high added value based on advanced technology in the selected sectors of the global economy by using the research ability and knowledge of Fırat University. It is their mission to develop and sustain university industry cooperation for research and technology development. This mission also plays an important role in the reduction of employment of qualified human resources and brain drain in our region.