Boğaziçi University in collaboration with Siemens Healthineers, Turkey has developed a unique certification program that is Innovation Management & Leadership Certification Programme (IMLEAP) where Bogazici University acts as the "Siemens Academic Innovation Hub in Turkey" for students from all over world to jointly work on Innovation projects focusing healthcare technologies. Healthcare is chosen as a topic due to its value to human life.
IMLEAP is jointly implemented by Boğaziçi University and Siemens. Boğaziçi University is the program’s Hub of Turkey in 2016 and will be for subsequent years. At Boğaziçi, Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is the responsible office for the implementation of the program. Innovation Think Tank (ITT) Turkey is responsible office at Siemens. Associate Professor Burak Acar from Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department is Academic Director of IMLEAP. The Program Director is Sultan Haider, Founder and Director of Siemens Healthcare Innovation Think Tank.