As a young and vibrant research university, ÖzÜ constantly encourages the discovery and creation of new knowledge. One of the main missions of Özyeğin University is to be a leader in creating solutions to the problems of humankind via cutting-edge research. In addition to placing great importance on academic research that focuses on advanced technology and innovative approaches to academic programs, commercialization of technology and building high technology start-ups and spin-offs also constitute to the core functions of the university.