Faculty of Engineering


General Scope

TEKNOFEST stands as Turkey's premier and sole aviation, space, and technology festival, orchestrated through the collaboration of numerous institutions that play a pivotal role in the advancement of national technology. Inaugurated in 2018, the TEKNOFEST Aviation, Space, and Technology Festival assumes the responsibility of hosting a myriad of activities, including technology competitions, aerial demonstrations, concerts, dialogues, and events spanning diverse subject matters. By doing so, it aspires to cultivate heightened public interest in technology and foster an awareness regarding Turkey's aspiration to transform into a society that not only generates but also advances technology. An integral aspect of TEKNOFEST encompasses the orchestration of technology competitions across various disciplines and categories, all aimed at enabling the realization of the aspirations of hundreds of thousands of young individuals.

The Eco Dynamics team from Izmir Economics University, having previously participated in Teknofest twice and achieved both second and third place awards, has succinctly outlined the process of participating in Teknofest competitions and the essential considerations that you need to be aware of:

Teknofest stands as a significant technological festival that gathers thousands of students and professionals from across Turkey and around the world. This event serves as a platform where innovative ideas, designs, and projects are showcased, competed, and exchanged. In addressing the question of "Why should you participate in Teknofest?", several crucial reasons can be enumerated:

  1. Opportunity to Transform Ideas into Reality: Teknofest provides an excellent platform to test and present your projects in the real world. Whether it's a robotics project, a software application, or a design, you can creatively showcase your project and share it with a large audience.
  2. Chance to Explore Innovative Technologies: Teknofest serves as a platform where leading technology companies and entrepreneurs showcase their latest innovations. This event offers the opportunity to closely acquaint yourself with future technologies in various fields such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, automation, space technologies, and more.
  3. Possibility to Expand Your Professional Network: Teknofest offers an excellent opportunity to connect with industry leaders, academics, investors, and fellow students. Through conferences, panels, and business meetings during the event, you can establish connections that will shape your future career.
  4. Opportunity to Enhance Creativity and Teamwork Skills: As a part of Teknofest, you can work on challenging projects and experience the important values of teamwork. This experience will help you improve your problem-solving skills, discover leadership abilities, and collaborate effectively within a team.

Teknofest is not merely an event, but also an encompassing experience over 40 distinct competitions. Comprehensive information about each competition can be accessed through the following link: https://teknofest.org/en/competitions/

Frequently asked questions about Teknofest and their corresponding answers can be obtained from the following source: https://teknofest.org/en/corporate/faq/



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