Tourism Technologies Competition

About the Competition

Contestant candidates are expected to facilitate technology integration in tourism and cultural areas within the Culture and Tourism Technologies Competition. The aim is to increase the awareness of the values from these areas.
Products are expected to be developed with the methods used in these areas.
Software focused projects such as mobile software, web software, prototypes, educational games, and educational simulations will be accepted for the competition. The projects developed with domestic and national resources on the Smart Tourism, Innovative Culture Sharing themes suggested below will be evaluated in the competition.
Themes:
-    Innovative Cultural Promotion
-    Safe and Smart Hotel Management
-    Digital Culture Games
-    Voice Tourism Assistant
-    Virtual Wallet
-    Gamification Narrative supported with Augmented Reality
The competition has two levels. One level is for High School students and one for Undergraduate and Graduate students.
Eligible Participant Education Levels for the Competition
-    High School Students
-    Associate Degree Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and PhD Students
Reporting Phases
-    Preliminary Project Report
-    Project Detail Report

Apart from the information given in the specification, you must be a member of the relevant mail group from the CULTURAL AND TOURISM TECHNOLOGIES COMPETITION link for other questions you want to ask about the competition. 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 28 FEBRUARY!

CULTURE AND TOURISM TECHNOLOGIES COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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Explanation History
Competition Application Deadline 28 February 2021
Project Pre-Evaluation Report and Project Introduction Video Deadline 26 March 2021
Announcement of the Teams that passed the pre-selection according to the Project Pre-Evaluation Report 19 April 2021
Project Detail Report Deadline 12 June 2021
Announcement of Project Detail Report Results, Financial Support Awarded and Finalist Teams 26 July 2021
TEKNOFEST 2021 21-26 September 2021

Q: Will people who are not registered on the accommodation and transportation form in KYK be able to stay with payment?
A: People who are not registered in the form will not be able to stay in KYK even if they pay a fee.

Q: Can we build the mansion with our own means?
A: No, the password is included in the encrypted passwords in the password.

Q: When I apply to the technology competition, do I also apply for the support request, can you give information about the supports?

A: No. Applying to the contest and requesting support in relation to the contest applied for are different things. The support requests of the teams will be received on the page that will be opened during report upload. The support applications will be evaluated by the Advisory and Evaluation Board of the relevant competition and the teams deemed appropriate will be supported. Applying for support does not necessarily mean that support will be received. After the financial support applications, the IBAN NO will be requested from the teams that are eligible for support and the support amount will be deposited into the accounts. It is not possible to provide an equal amount of support to the teams that are entitled to financial support. After evaluating the support amounts and the materials to be purchased, an upper limit will be determined. The amount of financial support to be given will be determined by evaluating the request lists and reports of the teams.

Q: Can you give a general information about the reports?

C: Evaluation; The Project Pre-Evaluation Form will be made in three different stages as Project Detail Report and competition scoring. Teams that do not submit the Project Pre-Evaluation Form and Project Detail Report files will not be eligible to participate in the competition.

Q: Can we determine our transportation route ourselves?
A: After the relevant form expires, the contestants will be called and informed about the ticket information and type, transportation will be via the route we have determined.

Q: If we want to come to the contest with our own vehicle, is it possible to provide financial support?
A: Transport support is provided as a ticket only. In addition fuel etc. supports will not be provided.

Pre-Design Report Template

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The awards to be given in the competition are as follows:


CULTURE AND TOURISM TECHNOLOGIES COMPETITION AWARD AMOUNT

 

HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL

First: 15.000 ₺

Second: 10.000 ₺

Third: 5.000 ₺

 

UNIVERSITY AND ABOVE LEVEL

First: 20.000 ₺

Second: 15.000 ₺

Third: 10.000 ₺


Contest Application Form (Advanced Category) Updating

Contest Application Form (Free Category) Updating

Opportunities for Competitors

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 MEETINGS
    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.

  • MATERIAL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY
    In order to support the projects of thousands of young people, a total of over 5 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 2021 Atatürk Airport.
  • AWARDS
    TEKNOFEST 2021 will be awarded over 5 Million TL awards to the teams that qualified for İstanbul.

  • 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.

Competition Documents

Teknofest 2021 Technology Competitions Applications Have Started!

TEKNOFEST 2021 Technology Competitions in 35 different categories will be held in Istanbul.

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Teknofest 2020 Technology For Humanity Project Detail Report Results Have Been Announced!

Technology Competition Project Detail Report Results have been Announced for the Technology For Humanity!

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Technology Competition Preliminary Design Report Results Have Been Announced For The Technology For Humanity!

Technology Competition Preliminary Design Report Results have been Announced for the Technology For Humanity!

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Teknofest 2020 Competitions Assignment Letter And Advisor Letter Drafts Have Been Published!

The necessary writing samples for TEKNOFEST 2020 competitions have been published.

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Teknofest 2020 Current Competition Specifications Have Been Published!

Teknofest 2020 Current Competition specifications have been published!

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