Turkey – Yeditepe University, a leading private university in Istanbul, Turkey, has received awards for all of its nine entries in ISIF’17 (the 2017 Istanbul International Inventions Fair), becoming the only institution to have all its entries honoured among all the institutions from all over the world that participated in the fair. As a testimony to Yeditepe’s commitment to innovation and inventiveness, the awards also showcased its already well-known image: a university with strong relations with the industry and the community. In addition to regular awards, Yeditepe was also honoured by TPE’s Best National Patent award for one of its entries. The Istanbul International Inventions Fair is an internationally renowned annual event hosted by TPE (Turkish Patent and Trademark Office) with international support from WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), EPO (European Patent Office), and IFIA (International Federation of Inventors’ Association). A total of 389 patents of industrial and academic institutions from North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East had been submitted to ISIF’17 that took place in March 2017 at Istanbul WOW Convention Center. The entries were judged by a panel of international jurors. Yeditepe University is one of the largest and most reputable private universities in Turkey, known for its strong programmes in engineering, social sciences and education, arts and sciences, law, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, health sciences, fine arts, architecture, and, business and commerce. Offering most of its programmes in English at both undergraduate and graduate levels, Yeditepe also attracts a large number of international students from all over the world as well as Turkish students from all regions of Turkey, resulting in a quite diverse body of students.