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Segmentify, developed at the HayalEt Incubation Center operated by the Technology Transfer Office of Boğaziçi University, received an investment of 200,000 Euros from ACT funds and 100,000 Euros from StartersHub to support its opening to global markets.

In line with the objective of using indigenous resources in the production of energy and minimizing its dependence on imports, Boğaziçi University is participating in a project aiming to develop the technology to produce natural gas from coal (SNG).  Within the context of the project backed by the Ministry of Development, the University will develop catalysts for a technology which is economically feasible, environmentally clean, and has low emission rates.

Boğaziçi University and BUMED (BU Alumni Association) hosted the 50th year of the graduation of the class of RC ‘66 at Kennedy Lodge on June 21.
Digital copies of the archives of Robert College, an important part of Boğaziçi University’s institutional memory, are at Boğaziçi University...

Boğaziçi University’s 149th Commencement Ceremony was held on 22 June 2016 at the Uçaksavar Sports Complex.  The guest speaker at the ceremony was Ayşe Cihan Sultanoğlu, Assistant Secretary General of United Nations and Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC) of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), selected as one of the most influential Turkish women in the United States.

Prof. Ignacio Chapela, the founder of the Laboratory of Microbial Ecology at the University of California at Berkeley, was at Boğaziçi University as the guest of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Center for Educational Policy Studies in June.  Prof. Chapela made a speech at the conference held on June 16, stating that it was already proven that GMOs caused antibiotic resistance and posed a major risk to public health.

KOSGEB (Small & Medium Enterprises Development Organization) has provided $3,750,000 to the International Incubation Center to be established in New York under the leadership of BU’s Finance Technopark, in partnership with Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Trade University, and Fırat University.

Boğaziçi University will develop Seed Fund Projects in collaboration with MIT, the best technical university in the world

Ayşegül Çilekrenkli, a student in the Boğaziçi University Science Education Department, represents Turkey in the Dalai Lama Fellowship Program with the project she developed for the social and emotional development Syrian refugee children.

Elçin Biçer (2006), a graduate of Boğaziçi University’s Psychology Department, is working as a psycho-oncologist. In an interview conducted for Boğaziçi Magazine, the monthly publication of BU Alumni Association (BUMED), Biçer talked about the types of therapy used in the treatment of cancer, the role of various branches of art in cancer treatment, and how to support the patient and the patient’s family.

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