Last call from Minister Varank for TEKNOFEST competitions

The Minister of Industry and Technology, Mustafa Varank, invited young people to the competitions of TEKNOFEST, the world’s largest space, aviation and technology festival, and recalled that the deadline for applications is February 28.

Varank, from his Twitter account, “Dear young people who think, produce, invent, look up even in space.” Invited young people to TEKNOFEST contests.

Recalling that the deadline for applications is February 28, Varank said: “There are dozens of competitions, hundreds of teams, millions of prizes in lire and, most of all, hope at TEKNOFEST, the space, aviation and entertainment festival. world’s largest technology. ” used the expression.


Young people from primary school to graduate level will be able to apply to TEKNOFEST technology competitions, which will be held in Istanbul from September 21 to 26 this year.

TEKNOFEST technology competitions will be held in 35 different categories, from rockets to autonomous systems, from agriculture to unmanned underwater vehicles.

Unlike last year, mixed herd simulation contests, communication technologies, combat unmanned aerial vehicles, artificial intelligence, culture and tourism technologies, high school student pole research projects, will be held for the first time, agricultural unmanned ground vehicles and industry digital technologies.

In order to increase the interest of young people in the development and production of technology and to support the projects of thousands of young people working in these fields, teams that have successfully completed the pre-selection phase will receive additional material support. of 5 million. TL in 2021.

Those who are qualified to compete and qualify in TEKNOFEST will also receive a prize of more than 5 million lira.


The Efficiency Challenge electric vehicle races organized by TÜBİTAK within the scope of TEKNOFEST will take place on the Intercity Istanbul Park Formula 1 race track this year.

Technology TEKNOFEST contest last year to the 81 provinces of Turkey and 20 thousand 197 teams from 84 countries, 100 thousand young people have been found in the application, 5 thousand young finalists had fought in most of the final competition held in Gaziantep.

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