TEKNOFEST 2021 broke another world record!


Creating awareness about science and technology in society as a whole, Turkey’s trained human resources in science and engineering, which aims to increase the scope of TEKNOFEST contest held in Istanbul in 2021, was the province with the highest number of applications 13 819 team. Gaziantep, which hosted TEKNOFEST last year, was the second with 6.980 teams, while Mersin was the third with 3.153 teams. Ankara, Adana, Izmir, Samsun, Sakarya, Bursa and Konya is among the most application makes the top 10 cities, found the competition to refer young people from Turkey’s 81 provinces.

Festival of Records Continues to Sweep Off the Feet

TEKNOFEST held 14 competitions in 2018, 19 in 2019 and 21 competitions in 2020, and the increase in the number of applications received in the same period in the previous years reached a record level in 2021. While 4,333 applications were received in the same period of 2018, 10,288 teams made applications in the same period in TEKNOFEST 2019, the world’s largest aviation festival. Despite the coronavirus epidemic last year, the number of applications received in the same period increased to 16,034, while this year the number of applications reached 36,984 teams, breaking the all-time record.

Unlike 2020, Mixed Herd Simulation, Communication Technologies, Artificial Intelligence in Health, Tourism Technologies, High School Students Pole Research Projects, Agricultural Unmanned Land Vehicle, Digital Technologies in Industry Competitions are organized for the first time. This year, thousands of qualified young people from primary school to secondary school, high school, university, graduate and graduate levels will pursue their dreams in TEKNOFEST Technology competitions.

Technology, Intelligent Transportation and Educational Technology Competitions for the Benefit of Humanity received the most applications in the competitions. The increase in applications of primary school students as well as high school, university and higher category applications has been an indication of the technology passion experienced in every part of our society and the interest of young people in technology production processes.

Robotics Competitions, whose applications are ongoing within the scope of Technology Competitions and whose applications are not yet opened:

Hack İstanbul

University Students Research Project Competitions

Turkey Drone Championship

World Drone Cup

Travel Hackathon

Take Off International Enterprise Summit

Turkish Natural Language Processing Competition

Istanbul International Invention Fair

With the completion of the applications, TEKNOFEST 2021 Technology Competitions will break its own record again.

TEKNOFEST, which aims to transform into a society that produces technology and contribute to the qualified human resources of our country with competitions held in areas that are critical for our country, will provide a total of over 7 million TL material support to teams that pass the pre-qualification stage this year to support the projects of thousands of young people working in these fields. . Teams that compete in TEKNOFEST and qualify for the rankings will be awarded more than 5 Million TL.

TEKNOFEST Aviation, Space and Technology Festival in Turkey Technology Team Foundation and the Ministry of Industry and Technology executive, Turkey’s leading technology companies, the public, organized in conjunction with 71 stakeholder organizations that media organizations and is also the universities. TEKNOFEST Aviation, Space and Technology Festival will take place again at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul between September 21-26.