Biggest Technology and startup event in the region. join us among 500 startup, and 100+ VCs and accelerators all around the world. We are bringing together the most disruptive startups, VCs, accelerator, multinational companies and regional public companies for a four day nonnative event in Istanbul. TEKNOFEST Istanbul Aerospace and Technology Festival, the first Technology and aerospace and Technology Festival, the fist technology and aerospace festival ever held in Turkey, along with 20+ partners including private companies, government bodies, media outlets, and academic institutions. As a side event of the festival, an International startup summit will be organized.


The TEKNOFEST ISTANBUL Aerospace and Technology Festival is organized by the Turkey Technology Team Foundation (T3) to showcase Turkey's rapid advance in technology and to promote technology advances as a national cause.T3's activities include educational programs for middle and high school students, competitions for university teams and sponsorship of emerging technology initiatives.

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TEKNOFEST ISTANBUL Aerospace and Technology Festival will take place in the IGA Istanbul New Airport area, which is expected to be Europe's largest airport when completed.With a capacity of 200 million passengers, the airport will serve more than 250 airline companies and more than 350 different destinations around the world, and as one of the largest hubs in the world, it will play an important role in the goal of the Turkish aviation industry becoming one of the leaders in the global arena

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For pre-college students specifically, T3 conducts technical training and workshops called "DENEYAP Technology Workshops", which occur over two 18-month cycles. In the first phase, students are trained in a number of workshops including "Robotics and Coding", "Microcontrollers and Electronics", "Internet of Things (IoT)", "Energy Technologies", "Production and Design", "Aerospace and Technology", "Artificial Intelligence", "Nanotechnology", "Mobile App Programming", and "Cybersecurity"

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The Teknofest Istanbul Aerospace and Technology Festival is organized by the Turkey Technology Team Foundation (T3) to promote and to showcase Turkey's rapid advance in technology. Teknofest will be held from September 20-23, 2018 in what is soon to be the world's largest airport. Some of the activities include:

  • The International Venture Fair, a networking convention for technology entrepreneurs and investors
  • Air Shows and Aviation demonstrations with an appeal to all ages
  • Technology competitions addressing a wide age range from secondary school to higher education graduates, during which contestants will design and develop technological products
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Seminars on cutting-edge technology
  • Booths for teams participating in technology competitions to showcase their accomplishments
  • Booths for technology companies to showcase their brands




1.Middle School, High school, University and Graduate Level:

  • Technology Competition For Humanity’S Benefit



2.High school, University and Graduate Level:

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition
  • Unmanned Underwater Systems Competition
  • Robotaxi Competition
  • Robotic Conquest 1453 Competition
  • Rocket Competition
  • Artificial Intelligence Competition
  • Uav Supported Unmanned Land Vehicle Competition
  • Uav Combat




3.University and Graduate Level:

  • Model Satellite Competition
  • Swarm Uav Competition