International Technology Development Exhibition
The first International Technology Development and Creative Ideas was organized on 21 December 2017 by Istanbul Aydin University and Incubation Center under the intellectual support of International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA). The event was opened by Prof. Dr.Zafer Utlu and Prof. Dr. Hasan Saygın, the head of research department.
Over 145 innovative projects were showcased from various countries like Iran, Netherland, Italy, Georgia, the USA, Turkey and … competing with each other in two areas of college and school students during the event.
The process of best project selection started with submitting 50 projects out of the 145 ones to the secretariat. Then, the innovators and researchers provided explanations on their projects and the way it can be implemented to the Jury. Afterwards, 10 of the selected projects entered into the pitching phase where complimentary descriptions were provided to the jury.
Finally, the first-level cash prize of 2500 EUR was awarded to Free Parker. 1000 EUR Prize as the second level was given to a tablet designed for the blind and the third level prize equal to 500 EUR was dedicated to Tiorana start up.
The award winners and outstanding project owners will benefit from the university free-of-charge facilities and services for one year.