The research criteria of top 250 R&D centers, which holds the pulse of the innovation and R&D activities in Turkey and prepared by Turkishtime since 2013, have been substantially updated. Previously the list used to be arranged according to data collected from “First 1000 Exporter Companies” and declared financial statements to KAP (Public Enlightenment Platform) by publicly traded companies, but this year the top list has been prepared according to disclosed financial information of “Turkey’s First 500 Exporter Companies” and Ministry of Industry and Technology approved R&D centers declarations. Accordingly, Nursan has significantly improved its position on the list by guaranteeing the 54th ranking in comparison to the 76th position achieved the last year.