Seda ÖLMEZ ÇAKAR

Seda ÖLMEZ ÇAKAR


BIOGRAPHY

Ms. Cakar is Senior Specialist for the Technology Development Foundation of Turkey where she currently serves as a Senior Specialist/Project Manager for the Innovation Network in the Country of Turkey among other things. Her focus area and expertise is in technology transfer, entrepreneurship, selection, evaluation and monitoring of R&D projects, project management, clusters, networks, valorization of research results, intellectual capital reporting, innovation policy, regional and national innovation systems, policy analysis and evaluation, corporate and academic spin-offs and incubators. Fluent in German, English and Turkish, she has completed coursework in Chemical Engineering from METU as well as having MS in Chemical Engineering from Erlangen-Nürnberg University and in Science and Technology Policy Studies from METU.