TEKNOFEST is Turkey's first and only aerospace and technology festival organized with the partnership of many organizations that play a critical part in the development of national technology in Turkey.
TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, the first of which was held in 2018; By hosting many activities such as technology competitions, air shows, concerts, interviews and events on various topics, it aims to increase the interest in technology in society and to raise awareness about Turkey's transformation into a society that produces and develops technology. Within the scope of TEKNOFEST, technology competitions in various disciplines and categories are organized for hundreds of thousands of young people to realize their dreams.
Sixth year, seventh festival...
While a total of 4,333 teams and 20,000 young people applied to the technology competitions held in 14 different categories at the festival held at Istanbul Airport in 2018, 17,373 teams and 50,000 competitors from 81 provinces and 122 countries applied to the technology competitions held in 19 different categories at TEKNOFEST 2019, held at Istanbul Atatürk Airport. 20,197 teams and 100,000 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 Middle East Fair Center in 2020. Within the scope of the TEKNOFEST Aviation, Space and Technology Festival, which was held for the fourth time in 2021 at Atatürk Airport, 44,912 teams and 200,000 competitors from 81 provinces and 111 countries applied to the technology competitions held in 35 different categories. 40 different technology competitions were held on the focus areas of the future within the scope of TEKNOFEST Black Sea, which was held in the Black Sea Region in 2022, centered on Samsun Çarşamba Airport. More than 154,000 teams and more than 600,000 competitors from 81 provinces, 107 countries applied to these competitions. In the same year, 10 different technology competitions were held at TEKNOFEST, which was held abroad for the first time in Azerbaijan, Baku Crystal Hall by crossing the borders of the country, and applications from 1,010 teams and 5,636 competitors were received for these competitions.
This year, within the scope of TEKNOFEST Istanbul, which was first held at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, technology competitions were held in 41 different categories on the focus areas of the future. More than 333,000 teams and more than 1,000,000 competitors from 81 provinces and 96 countries applied to these competitions.
TEKNOFEST 2023: Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir!
TEKNOFEST 2023, which was held on the 100th anniversary of our Republic, first took place in Istanbul on April 27 and May 1. With 2 million 547 thousand visitors, TEKNOFEST broke new records and offered its visitors an unforgettable adventure full of science, technology and space with its technology competitions, start-up program, breathtaking air shows, award ceremonies, your stage events, educational workshops, exhibitions, stage games, exceptional flight experiences for children, and other beautiful events. The festival lasted for 5 days at Istanbul Atatürk Airport and ended on May 1 with memories full of excitement and pride.
The second festival of TEKNOFEST 2023 took place in Ankara from August 30th to September 3rd. TEKNOFEST Ankara, which hosted 943,000 visitors at Etimesgut Airport, featured the TEKNOFEST Startup Competition and the Deneyap Kart Robolig Competition for the first time. During the 5-day festival, various events such as concerts by Mazhar Alanson and Tuluyhan Uğurlu, thematic exhibition areas, air shows, vertical wind tunnels, educational workshops, play areas, pedal flight activities, and the first flight with students were organized, making it the largest event in Ankara's history.
After TEKNOFEST Istanbul and Ankara, it's now time for TEKNOFEST Izmir!
TEKNOFEST continues its National Technology Initiative journey with confidence, drawing inspiration from its past.