The Ankara Metropolitan Municipality hosted the NASA Apps Challenge, Europe’s largest space apps hackathon. The 48-hour race was held at the North Star TechBridge Technology Center with support from the Department of Information Technology and the Department of Women and Family Services. kazanThe projects of the 3 teams will be reviewed by NASA.
Continuing its support for the IT sector and young entrepreneurs, the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality hosted the NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon, Europe’s largest competition in the field of space applications.
The event, attended by more than 600 competitors, lasted 48 hours at the North Star TechBridge Technology Center. The Metropolitan Municipality also accommodated competitor needs such as free transportation, lodging, and food.
KAZANMOMENTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD FINAL
The competition was supported by the Department of Information Technology and the Department of Women and Family Services. kazanmoments became clear at the end of a 48 hour marathon.
After the evaluation of the projects by the local jury, the right to participate in the world final by ranking among the first three kazanmoments; The Tulpare team, the FL Active team and the TT-Sci team.
Projects developed by the top three teams will be reviewed by NASA.
“WE WORK ACCORDING TO MANSUR YAVAŞ’S VISION AND OBJECTIVES”
Stating that they are hosting Europe’s largest competition in the field of space applications, the head of the information technology department, Gökhan Özcan, gave an update on the event and said: “We are very proud to welcome our student friends to the biggest competition in Europe in the field of space applications. That’s one of the reasons we held this event at the North Star TechBridge Technology Center, the first technology center we opened. We continue our work without slowing down in line with the vision and goals of our Honorable President Mansur Yavaş to make Ankara the capital of technology.
Hülya Polat Yılmaz, one of the project teams from the Department of Women and Family Services, Directorate of Family Life Branch, said, “We wanted to be a partner in the spatial excitement of young people and children. . As much as we can, we continue our efforts to make children turn to science and art. A big thank you to everyone who participated,” she said.
THANK YOU TO ABB FROM OUR COMPETITORS
Competitors who took part in the 48-hour marathon spoke as follows:
Ozlem Zehra Tosun: “It was a competition I had participated in last year, but this year I had the opportunity to participate in person for the first time. I’m so excited. It is very good that a metropolitan municipality has opened such a technology center, thank you.
Gulfem Bekta: “I’ve read this before, I think it’s a really good idea. It’s great to be innovative… I’m so excited for the competition.
Emre Gulac: “I come from Uludag University. My teammates came from different universities. Our plan is to create an energy storage system on Venus that will provide uninterrupted electricity for 60 days. We have provided transportation here with free shuttles. It was very comfortable for us. The center is very beautiful… It has become an innovative place. We would like to warmly thank the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality.
Dilara Star: “I am from Gebze Technical University. It was my first time attending a face-to-face event. This situation is more exciting… It is very nice to encourage people to such kind of questions and for a municipality to be a pioneer.
September Ersoy: “The atmosphere is very nice, I liked it a lot. We do face-to-face projects and it’s very productive. Many thanks to the Metropolitan Municipality. ”
Civilized Yaltin: “It’s a very pleasant environment to prepare a project. Everyone works. It also motivates me. Thanks a lot.”