SRDC Corp. was founded by a professional team of engineers in Middle East Technical University (METU) Technopolis in 2007. SRDC is a spin-off company of the METU Software Research and Development Center, which was founded in 1991. A majority of the team hold PhD and MSc degrees in Computer Engineering at METU, and the remaining are progressing. SRDC enjoys strong backing from the university for transferring the R&D efforts to the industry and public administrations. SRDC performs R&D activities both for developing brand new products and services and for innovative improvement of existing products and services. SRDC team has extensive expertise in large-scale software development, interoperability standards and enabling technologies, semantic Web technologies, interoperability solutions for e-health, e-government and e-business domains, data analytics, conformance and interoperability testing, and mobile application development. SRDC team has been working in the e-health domain since 2003.

Project Role

SRDC is the leader of WP4 ‘Implementation of the Integrated CAREPATH platform’. SRDC will lead: Task 4.3 for building the security and privacy mechanisms for CAREPATH Project; Task 4.4: Patient Empowerment Platform; and Task 4.5: Adaptive Integrated Care Platform supported with Clinical Decision Support Systems. SRDC will support Task 4.8 coordinating the integration, deployment and maintenance activities of all CAREPATH components in cooperation with all technical partners. SRDC will be involved in Task 4.2 (which is led by University of Warwick) for achieving interoperability between Adaptive Care Planner and the patient data sources at the pilot sites, such as the EHR systems. The interoperability layer will be based on modern and widely used HL7 FHIR® specifications for both common data model and data exchange API.

Related Expertise

SRDC has been investing on chronic disease management solutions for the past 15 years and has a product called KronIQTM, which delivers clinical decision supported guidance to medical doctors for the management of chronic diseases. The system has been built for Ministry of Health Turkey and has been operationalized in Summer 2021 being used by more than 25.000 Family Medicine Practitioners for management of the screening and monitoring of whole Turkish population. SRDC has developed the ‘Personalised Care Plan Management Platform (PCPMP)’ in C3-Cloud project.

Team Members

Dr. Gokce Banu Laleci Erturkmen

She is acting as the R&D Director at SRDC. She has finalized her PhD study on Intelligent Healthcare Monitoring Systems based on Semantically Enriched Clinical Guidelines in June 2008. She has coordinated ICT-287800 SALUS project, which addresses standards based semantic interoperability in pharmacovigilance domain. She has worked as the principal researcher in many IST and ICT projects, including IST-027074-STP SAPHIRE, ICT-213031 iSURF, ICT-248240 iCARDEA, and as a researcher in many others. She has acted as the technical co-chair of IHE QRPH domain between 2013-2015.

Dr. Mustafa Yuksel

He is acting as a Principal Solutions Architect at SRDC. His research areas include eHealth, eBusiness, Interoperability, Big Data Analytics, Semantic Web, Interoperability Testing and Service Oriented Architectures. He has participated in many EC supported projects including C3-Cloud, SALUS, WEB-RADR, epSOS, PALANTE, iCARDEA, iSURF, SAPHIRE and RIDE H2020/FP7/FP6 projects. He has led the development of the Personalised Care Plan Management Platform and the overall software integration in the C3-Cloud project.

Mert Gencturk

He received his BSc. and MSc. degrees from the Computer Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey in 2012 and 2015, respectively. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the same university, and working as technical manager and researcher at SRDC Corp. His research areas include eHealth, mHealth, Semantic Web & Interoperability, Machine Learning, Federated Learning and Security & Emergency Management. He actively worked in many large-scale R&D projects supported by the European Commission (EC) in FP7 and H2020 programmes such as: PALANTE, C2-SENSE and FAIR4Health.