Turkey, Science-Technology

Countdown begins for major Turkish tech event Teknofest

6-day event to feature technology competitions in dozens of different categories

Gokhan Ergocun   | 14.09.2021
Countdown begins for major Turkish tech event Teknofest FILE PHOTO

ISTANBUL

Turkey’s biggest aerospace and technology festival Teknofest will start in Istanbul next week.

The six-day event, starting on Tuesday at the Ataturk Airport, will host activities, such as air shows with warplanes, unmanned aerial vehicles, and helicopters; seminars, summits, competitions, and fairs.

The 2021 edition of the festival will feature technology competitions in dozens of different categories such as smart transportation, helicopter design, biotechnology, robotics, flying cars, rockets, and unmanned underwater systems.

Teknofest, organized by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) and Turkey's Industry and Technology Ministry, is held in various Turkish cities in even years and in the metropolis of Istanbul in odd years.

Last year, the event was organized virtually in the country's southern Gaziantep province due to the pandemic measures.

In 2019, some 1.72 million people visited the event in Istanbul.

Anadolu Agency has been the global communication partner of the event since 2018.

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