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Rector Representative Ceran has attended the ‘TEKNOFEST 2021’ introductory meeting

09.02.2021

Rector Representative of Istanbul Medipol University, Prof.Dr.Ömer Ceran has attended the introductory meeting of ‘TEKNOFEST 2021’ which we are the academic shareholders.

Rector Representative Ceran has attended the ‘TEKNOFEST 2021’ introductory meeting

TEKNOFEST, which Istanbul Medipol University is among the academic shareholders; will be held in September, 21-26 in Istanbul with public institutions, media organizations, universities, and 67 shareholder technology companies under Turkey Technology Team's executive and the Ministry of Industry and Technology.
The introductory meeting of the technology festival, which will be held for the 4th time this year, was held at Atatürk Airport where the event will be held. Senior officials of the shareholder organizations particularly the Vice-Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatih Kaçır, Governor of Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya, The Minister of Presidency of Defence Industries İsmail Demir, Board Chairman of TEKNOFEST Selçuk Bayraktar and Board Chairman of T3 Foundation Haluk Bayraktar have attended the meeting.
 The Vice-Minister Mehmet Fatih Kaçır said that they have provided financial support of more than 10 million TL to the festival so far and that they have presented more than 6 million TL to the contestants.
Bayraktar said the journey of TEKNOFEST which began with a dream has transformed into a world-scale organization now. Bayraktar, ‘’We have always believed that the essential value is human. What will move the national technology movement from this century to the future will be the qualified and educated human source. The National Technology Movement is a stance and a strong challenge against the monopolization in scientific and technologic improvements.’’
Rector Rep. Prof. Dr. Ömer Ceran representing Istanbul Medipol University expressed his satisfaction to have been a shareholder of TEKNOFEST from the very first year. Noting that the festival has an important place in the country’s technology and science journey, Ceran said that they will always support this important organization. Ceran stated that technology competitions have a great importance for individuals to produce and develop national technology. 
Thousands of qualified individuals from elementary schools to graduate students can participate in the TEKNOFEST competitions. The application deadline is February, 28.