On the opening day of the 12th International Defense Industry Expo IDEF ’15 performed between 5 and 8 May, 2015 at TÜYAP in İstanbul, 3 defense protocols were signed between TAİ and Gazi University. A ceremony was organized on the 5th of May, 2015 for 3 developed projects by Gazi University and for 2 projects developed by METU, totally for 5 projects, within the scope of Researcher Education Programme (SAYP) for The Defense Industry. To the ceremony, Secretary For Defense Industries, General Directorate of TAİ, Gazi University and METU participated. With Gazi University’s first tangible cooperation with the defense industry within in the scope of a protocol, 3 projects have been started for the topics that TAİ needs.
While 5 projects are were being signed for Gazi University and METU on the protocol day of IDEF’15, the opening was performed with the participation of The President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. To the signing ceremony, the Defense Industry Deputy Secretary Serdar Demirel, General Director of TAİ Muharrem Dörtkaşlı, the Chairman of the Board Nejat Bilgin, Gazi University Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Türker, The Dean of Engineering Faculty Prof. Dr. Metin Salamcı and METU Vice Rector Volkan Atalay participated.
While 3 Defense Industry projects are getting started within the scope of SAYP from Gazi University Education Faculty, for the projects about 300 thousand Dollars have been budgeted.
While Gazi University is going to give an active support with these project studies to TAİ AR-GE studies, within the scope of SAYP, it is being planned to educate a high level experienced AR-GE personnel to defense industry. It is targeted that this kind of defense industry projects which are first for Gazi University, will increasingly continue in the upcoming period.
06.05.2015 / Consultancy of Press and Public Relations