We Hosted the EUROGIA2020 Info Day and Brokerage Event
Oct 06, 2017


Prof. Dr. Mehmet Karaca, who spoke at the “EUROGIA2020 İstanbul Info Day and Brokerage Event”, stated that ITU carries out studies in every field from nuclear energy to renewable energy and that these studies would continue.

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Our university hosted the "EUROGIA2020 Istanbul Information Day and Brokerage Event". The meeting held at the Süleyman Demirel Cultural Center was realized with the cooperation of TUBITAK, Enerjisa and Cardtek, which provides solutions in the field of payment systems. Our Rector, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Karaca, and Deputy Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, Hasan Ali Çelik were among the many guests who attended the event which was organized to create a network to produce international R & D projects in smart grid, solar energy technologies and energy efficient buildings.

Energy of the future

Our Rector, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Karaca, in his speech, voiced the importance that ITU places on energy. He emphasized that climate change is also a concern for the energy sector. Our Rector, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Karaca, who stated that ITU should conduct studies in every field from nuclear energy to renewable energy, added that this work will continue without slowing down.

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The number of R&D centers has reached 750

Hasan Ali Çelik, Deputy Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, noted that we are in the era of R&D, innovation and design, saying, "everything that is not supported by R&D and innovation will become outdated and lose its value". Cardtek Upper Management (CEO) Turgut Güney said that they had came together to support innovative ideas and talked about the benefits of these projects to Turkey and the Turkish economy. The meeting ended with presentations of energy projects.