TEKNOFEST is Turkey's first and only aerospace and technology festival organized with the partnership of many organizations that play a critical role in the development of national technology in Turkey.
TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, the first of which was held in 2018, aims to increase the society's interest in technology and raise awareness about Turkey's transformation into a national technology developing society by hosting many activities such as technology competitions, air shows, concerts, interviews and events on various subjects. Technology competitions in various disciplines and categories are organized within the scope of TEKNOFEST in order for thousands of young people to realize their dreams. While a total of 4, 333 teams and 20 thousand young people applied to the technology competitions held in 14 different categories in 2018, 17,373 teams and 50 thousand competitors from 81 provinces and 122 countries applied to the technology competitions, which were divided into 19 different categories in 2019. 20,197 teams and 100 thousand young people from 81 provinces and 84 countries applied to the technology competitions held in 21 different categories within the scope of TEKNOFEST, which was hosted by Gaziantep in 2020. 44,912 teams and 200,000 people from 81 provinces and 111 countries applied to the technology competitions held in 35 different categories within TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, which was held for the fourth time this year at Atatürk Airport between 21 and 26 September 2021. Among the competition applications, 2,200 teams and 13,000 competitors competed as finalists.
Inspired by its past, TEKNOFEST continues its journey of National Technology Initiative with confident steps.