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ITU Automotive Technologies R&D Co. (OTAM)
Hosting Legal Entity
ITU Automotive Technologies R&D Co.
Istanbul, PO: 34396 (Turkey)
Type Of RI
Coordinating Country

Operational since 1970
Scientific Description
OTAM is founded by the collaboration of Automotive Manufacturers Organization (OSD), The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and Istanbul Technical University (ITU) to serve as a center in order to carry out of pre-production research and development studies and product testing of the automotive industry and its suppliers, in cooperation with the university by empowering university-industry collaboration through sustaining the competitiveness of the National Automotive Industry globally.

In 2007, OTAM became a corporation with the shareholders ITU, OSD, TAYSAD and OIB. By many organizations, OTAM is shown as the most successful university – industry collaboration in Turkey today.

RI Keywords
Durability, NVH, Testing, Automotive, Exhaust emissions, Vibrations, Vehicle dynamics
RI Category
Mechanical Engineering Facilities
Scientific Domain
Engineering and Energy
ESFRI Domain
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Automotive Tests

Vehicle / System Life Tests; Vehicle Road Tests; Engine Emissions/Performance; Vehicle Emissions and Performance; Vibration and Acoustics (NVH)

Automotive Design

Test System Design; Test Fixture Design; Noise and Vibration Analysis Vehicle Control System; Electric Motors and Motor Drivers; Motor Test Systems

Date of last update: 04/10/2017