Technological Innovation, Competitiveness and Sustainable Development

Gonel F.

6th International Conference of World-Association-for-Sustainable-Development (WASD), Brighton, United Kingdom, 27 - 29 August 2008, pp.53-61 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Brighton
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-61
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Science and Technology (S&T) play a fundamental role in finding solutions to many problems of sustainable development. In the framework of this sustainable technology, technological innovation and sustainable development are very interactive with each other. At the same time, innovations lead to a direct reduction in production costs for companies, therefore companies' competitiveness increases in national and international arena.