A First at Bursa Science Festival

a first at the bursa science festival
a first at the bursa science festival

The countdown continues for the Bursa Science Festival, organized by the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Science and Technology Center and ranked among the world's top scientific events.

The 20th THY Science Expo, which will be organized by the Metropolitan Municipality with the support of Bursa Eskişehir Bilecik Development Agency (BEBKA) under the sponsorship of Turkish Airlines (THY), will be an important innovation and principle this year. it will be. The main theme 'Space and Aeronautics' as defined Turkey's widest range of scientific activities in six different categories will compete scientific discoveries and innovations. A total of 23 thousand Turkish lira prize money will be distributed to the projects ranked in the Science Festival.

Digital technologies in traffic and transportation

The 'Hackathon Competition', which aims to encourage the production of digital technologies that will make life easier on traffic and transportation, will be held at THY Science Expo in smart urban applications. Software developers, software developers, interface designers and computer programmers who have developed themselves in the field of technology will be able to participate in the competition, which will be held for the first time this year at the Bursa Science Festival. Participants in the 'Hackathon Competition', which includes websites and smartphone applications, will be able to apply as a team. The application for the competition will end on April 7, 2020. After pre-screening the participants' ideas and projects, they will face the jury for the grand prize on April 20-23. The first of the contest will be awarded with 10.000, the second with 6.000 and the third with 3.500 TL. In the competition, where a total of 28 thousand pounds of prize money will be distributed, the teams that do not qualify for the finals and will not be ranked will receive 500 pounds of honorable mention. Teams who want to participate in the contest can find the application conditions and the details of the contest at www. They can be reached at sciencexpo.org.

What is Hackathon?

In its simplest form, it is a coding contest. Hackathon, also known as "Hack day", "Hackfest", "Code fest", "Code camp", usually brings together software developers, interface designers and computer programmers in groups of 2-5 people, a new project for 1-2 days. is the competition they developed.



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