150 research projects are already finished and currently 88 projects are being conducted. Furthermore, external research projects have been signed a contract with some executive organizations in the province.
Concerning the external research projects, the range of activities has considerably increased via Industry Related Office, and Development and Incubator Centre. There is the prediction that the financial supports of the external projects will reach an amount of one billion Rilas (equal to one million USD) by the end of this year. (On the basis of the 2010s, programme planning).