Deadlines for application for TEKNOFEST 2019 Technology Competition Awards extended!

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Teknofest 2019 Technology Competititon Applications Are Now Opened!

Application Deadline for the Technology Competitions including many different areas from Artificial Intelligence to Flying Cars, from Autonomous Systems to Space Technologies with awards of up to 2 Million TRY is 28 February 2019. The deadline for application has been extended until March 31, 2019 for those who intend to apply for the competition from abroad.

As representatives of the Turkish Tech Team Foundation, it is our pleasure to inviting you to the competitions which will be held within the scope of TEKNOFEST 2nd Annual TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, to be held in Turkey's largest annual technology convention this September in Turkey.

Countdown has started for TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, the 2nd biggest aviation festival in the world which is first organized last year. TEKNOFEST excitement surrounding Turkey begins again in this September.

The competitions come as part of the TEKNOFEST, a space and technology festival organized by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) in partnership with our Ministry, the Under secretariat for Defence Industries of Turkey, and other stakeholders from private and public sectors.

Competitions in 15 different categories are organized  for supporting youth's interest within future technologies in the scope of TEKNOFEST, which aims to create technology and science awareness in the whole society and increase trained human resources of Turkey in the fields of science and engineering.

The competitions to be held within the scope of TEKNOFEST 2019 are as follows:

Primary, Middle, High School and Higher Education:

  • Smart Places Hackathon Competition
  • Technologies for Humanity Competition
  • Flying Car Design Competition

High School, Undergraduate and Graduate Level:

  • Unmanned Underwater Systems Competition
  •  Rocket Competition
  • Robotics Competitions
  • Fighter UAV Competition
  • Artificial Intelligence Competition

Undergraduate and Graduate Level:

  • Efficiency Challenge / Robotaxi Competition
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition
  • Satellite Model Competition
  • Mini Jet Radial Compressor Design Competition
  • Turbofan Motor Design Competition
  • Swarm UAV Simulation Competition

Winners will be awarded with the final prize over 2 million TL in total. Furthermore accommodation and Transportation support will be provided for successful finalist teams.

TEKNOFEST in its first year, has managed to be the best aviation and technology activity not only in Turkey but in the region, too. Last year, TEKNOFEST has more than 550 thousand participants which has included 700 competitor teams, drone racers from 25 countries, white hat hackers from 24 countries and other technology enthusiasts from 83 different countries. This year also the applications are open for the teams from abroad. Visit for details and applications till February 28, 2019.

We look forward to seeing your applications!


The Teknofest Organizing Committee

Turkish Techonology Team Foundation

Republic of Turkey

Point of Contact: +90 212 501 94 34| +90 507 207 06 86 |