About the Competition

Biotechnology is one of the new and most important research areas of the world for the 21st century. This discipline, which is of interest to a wide spectrum of people from basic sciences such as physics, chemistry, mathematics to engineering, covers the technological practices of the biological systems. 
The TEKNOFEST Biotechnology Innovation Competition will be organized into two separate categories: the Project Category and Idea Category.

Teams are expected to prepare original projects in biotechnology and present their theory in the idea category.  However, in the project category, teams are expected to transform their work in biotechnology area into a prototype product.
Subject of the Competition
- Medical Biotechnology (developing vaccines, drugs, adjuvants, implants, other medical treatment methods etc.)
- Animal Biotechnology (agricultural production, reproduction biology, transgenic organisms, veterinary health, biological control etc.)
- Microbial and Industrial Biotechnology (water treatment systems, process systems, enzyme synthesis etc.)
- Plant Biotechnology (plant production, plant diseases, pharmacognosy, GMO tools)
- Biomedical Engineering (development of medical device and part, device based diagnostic systems, clothing-protective equipment)
- Systems Biology (Artificial intelligence, artificial neural networks, bioinformatics processes)

Eligible Participant Education Levels for the Competition

- High School Students
- Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and PhD Students

Report Phases 

- Project Pre-Assessment Form
- Project Detail Report

Apart from the information given in the specification, for any questions you want to ask about the competition, you must be a member of the relevant mail group from the BIOTECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION COMPETITION GROUP link. The questions you will ask and the answers to these questions will be clear to the other members of the mailing group. Templates for the reports that competitors need to prepare will be announced on the TEKNOFEST website in the future.

Competition Application Deadline is 28 FEBRUARY!

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Competition Calender

Explanation Date

Competition Application Deadline

28.02.2022

Project Preliminary Evaluation Report Deadline

07.03.2022

Announcement of the Teams Passing the Preliminary Elimination According to the Results of the Project Pre-Evaluation Report

05–10.04.2022

Project Detail Report Deadline

10.05.2022

Announcement of Project Detail Report Results, Financial Support and Finalist Teams

07–12.06.2022

COMPETITION DATE

05-07.08.2022

Biotechnology Innovation Competition Idea Category - High School Level

Degree Award

First

12.000 TL

Second

7.000 TL

Third

4.000 TL

Biotechnology Innovation Competition Idea Category - University and Above Level

Degree Award

First

15.000 TL

Second

10.000 TL

Third

5.000 TL

Biotechnology Innovation Competition Project Category - University and Above Level

Degree Award

First

17.000 TL

Second

12.000 TL

Third

7.000 TL

Report Templates

Biotechnology Innovation Competition 2020 Degrees

Degree Team Name

1. (Idea Level)

Graphone

2. (Idea Level)

Cell Culture

3. (Idea Level)

Bombyx Mori

1. ( Project Category )

Genom Avcıları

2. ( Project Category )

Robotex Therapy Marmara

3. ( Project Category )

Physio Tech

Biotechnology Innovation Competition 2021 Degrees

Degree Team Name

1- (Idea Category - High School)

SARS-COV-2 BULAŞICILIK TAHMİN TAKIMI

2- (Idea Category - High School)

GSÖB

3- (Idea Category - High School)

GKV BİYOMEDİKAL

1- (Idea Category - University and Above)

HESPEROS

2- (Idea Category - University and Above)

CANCER BİOTECH

3- (Idea Category - University and Above)

BRUGADAI

1- (Project Category)

TEXROBOTS TEAM

2- (Project Category)

ENZİM

3- (Project Category)

PHARMASCAR

Biotechnology Innovation Competition Spesification

TECHNICAL TOUR

COMPANIES RECOGNITION OPPORTUNITY
By organizing technical tours, it is provided to on-site inspection of working on leading technological firms of Turkey.

NETWORK
TEKNOFEST, which hosts hundreds of companies on technical trips, provides the opportunity to get to know experts in every field.

INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL LIFE
On technical trips, the opportunity to meet expert engineers about business and professional life is provided.

MOTIVATION AND INTERESTING
On technical trips, people who have worked in technology companies have the opportunity to listen to their experiences and increase motivation.

DENEYAP

OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN PROJECTS IN DENEYAP BRANCHES
Young students who are trained to develop technology are given the opportunity to explain projects and inspire them.

SUPPORT PROGRAM

MATERIAL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY
In order to support the projects of thousands of young people, a total of over 12 million TL material support is provided to the teams that pass the pre-selection stage.

TRANSPORTATION / ACCOMODATION SUPPORT
Transportation / Accomodation support is provided to the finalist teams for their competitions at TEKNOFEST 2022.

AWARDS
TEKNOFEST 2022 will be awarded over 6 Million TL awards to the teams that qualified for TEKNOFEST Karadeniz.

EDUCATION

TRAINING CAMP PROGRAM
Training programs will be organized for the finalist teams with the participation of the executive institution and advisory board members.

Q&A MEETÇINGS
Teams with the participation of the executive and advisory board members Meetings where projects, evaluation criteria and processes can direct questions to the advisory board will be planned.
 

CAREER

INTERNSHIP
Internship opportunities in Turkey's technology institutions will be provided.

GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS
Turkey under the Technology Team, conducted by the Foundation for the National Team Program Support Technology Teams are provided with incentives through orientation and support programs for international competitions.