Established by the Turkish Ministry of Development and Sabancı Foundation in 2010 with 35 Million USD investment.
Subsequent to a very competitive screening process by the Ministry of Development, SUNUM was selected as one of the four National Research Infrastructures in 2017.
It is currently re-structuring within its host organization, establishing a new legal identity while maintaining close organic ties with Sabancı University.
A Turkey that generates knowledge and added value in nanotechnology.
To be a Centre of excellence for multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary research and development studies.
Providing global nano-technological solutions to societal challenges.
Creating socio-economic added-value through commercialisation of research results.
By exploiting synergies and long term strategic partnerships with stakeholders while contributing to the training of high calibre researchers.