The Gökmen Space and Aviation Training Center (GUHEM), which is one of the biggest and the world's leading centers in Europe, organized in cooperation with Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and TÜBİTAK, was opened to visitors with a ceremony attended by the Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank.
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality by Bursa kazanBuilt in an integrated structure with the newly established Science and Technology Center, BTSO, Metropolitan Municipality and TÜBİTAK in cooperation with the city. kazanGökmen Space and Aviation Training Center opened its doors to space and aviation enthusiasts with a ceremony. Many guests attended the opening ceremony of GUHEM, which adds visual value to the city with its zeppelin-shaped architecture, as well as Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş, Governor Yakup Canbolat, BTSO President İbrahim Burkay, Bursa Deputies, AK Party Provincial President Ayhan Salman. .
Our future is in the hands of future generations
Speaking at guhem the opening ceremony of Bursa Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktas, especially in the last two hundred years the country has world domination, all that science gives importance to technological development, enabling countries, Turkey also science and that technology given the importance of that more than ever. Turkey's science and technology fields in question have to be a point in the day and night hours spent by the Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank thanking President Aktas, "Of course this work, the fruits of these efforts, we collect one today. Our companies and institutions that produce domestic and national technology products especially in the fields of defense industry, informatics and software are increasing day by day. Now, we can produce unmanned aerial vehicles, helicopters, local satellites and install local software on them. We are among the few countries in the world in these areas. In order to sustain this breakthrough, we must focus more on R&D studies and encourage companies. Trained human resources in these areas are also very important. Our future is in the hands of future generations. "We can produce our own human resources by directing our youth and children to these areas."
The science adventure started in 2012
Expressing that Bursa's science adventure started with the Science and Technology Center established by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality in 2012, Mayor Aktaş said that this center will be transferred to Bursa. kazanHe thanked the past Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality, Recep Altepe. Stating that the Bursa Science and Technology Center, which was built with the means of the Metropolitan Municipality, was put into service in 2 after the center, which brings students together with science on an area of approximately 500 square meters within the Atatürk Congress and Culture Center, President Aktaş said, “Of course, we, as Bursa, only want to build a science center. we are gone. We have brought Turkey's biggest science festival, Science Expo, on the way to train the qualified workforce of the future today, to motivate them, to direct them correctly in line with their talents, and to instill the feeling of "I can do it too" to them. kazanwe nagged. Again, we participate in Teknofest, one of the most exciting festivals of our country, which is followed with interest. Everything from the design to the manufacture of the science and technology centers in our country was supported abroad. In line with the domestic and national mobilization initiated by our President, we stopped overseas purchases and started working in this field within the body of Kültür AŞ. As of this year, the number of domestic products in Bursa Science and Technology Center has reached 40 percent. Hopefully, we will have produced 200 percent of 80 experimental setups locally in Turkey in the next year, by Kültür AŞ. Our aim is to sell the products we produced in 2022 abroad and to be among the top 2023 manufacturers in the world by 5”.
We will train the future astronauts
Stating that GUHEM was built on the land of the Metropolitan Municipality, Mayor Aktaş reminded that they contributed approximately 35 million TL for infrastructure and superstructure works and landscaping. President Aktas, "Today if their defense systems, UAVs and producing sihai if we are talking about Turkey, of course we will try to reflect this development process here. Protocols for the donation of an F-4 aircraft from the Ministry of Defense were signed in front of the building and work is underway. In addition, our meetings with institutions and organizations continue to exhibit our domestic and national aircraft. Our project design works continue to exhibit UAV, SİHA and various rockets. Our visitors will witness everything about space and aviation here. First I must say that we have not as a Fellowship project this project, we see Turkey as a project. I wish it would be beneficial for our Bursa and country ”.
First science center with space and aviation theme
Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank said that they started out by saying 'Bursa can make its next breakthrough in the fields of space and aviation and become the host of new clusters' and said that the idea of GUHEM was born from here. Stating that GUHEM will increase awareness in the fields of space and aviation in Bursa and will inspire studies in this field, Minister Varank said, “Of course, GUHEM has the feature of being a first for our country. Namely; this is also Turkey's first aerospace-themed science center. An investment of over 14 million lira has been made for this center, which has a closed area of 130 thousand square meters. We have shown a very outstanding example of cooperation here. Our Metropolitan Municipality gave the land and also undertook all the landscaping. Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry revealed this beautiful and original building you see. Our affiliate TÜBİTAK also; He determined the themes within the center, designed the exhibitions, supplied all the tools and materials needed in the center, including the training workshops, and carried out the installation. In other words, all parties have joined forces to make Bursa one of the most important science and technology centers of our country ”.
The GUHEM building, which attracts attention with its architecture, by the international jury board; Reminding that the best buildings of today and the future were selected in the category of "public buildings" at the 2019 European Property Awards, Minister Varank said, “In this center: There are structures such as interactive training devices, aviation training simulators, chemistry and biology laboratory, innovation training laboratory. A total of 2 exhibition units and 169 training areas were designed on 2 exhibition floors with the aviation and space theme, all of which were produced by local companies. So GUHEM; It offers workshops and laboratory environments to raise our youth and children that will make our country have a say in the world in space and aviation. It provides them with testing and training opportunities for different experiences. We want to get the future astronauts and pilots out of GUHEM. You know, realizing a dream we have established the Turkey of 20 years Space Agency. In the near future, we will announce the ambitious goals we set for ourselves to the public with the national space program. Here, GUHEM will be an important milestone for us in achieving our goals in space ”.
Competition moved into space
Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry President İbrahim Burkay emphasized that a new era is being passed in which technology-based international competition is now being carried from the earth to space. Representing the business world of Bursa, Burkay stated that since 2013, they aim to transform the production capabilities of companies in sectors such as automotive and machinery, especially in sectors such as automotive and machinery, into areas that require advanced technology such as space, aviation, defense, nano technology, composite materials and mechatronics, and said, “The change in the city economy. And we implemented our GUHEM project, which we put forward in 2013, when we started the transformation, in line with this vision. GUHEM, which cost 70 million TL in total with an investment of 60 million TL by Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and 130 million TL by TÜBİTAK, is presented to Bursa as a symbolic work just like Sydney opera house with its modern architectural structure and aesthetics. kazanwe are up. This center, which we completed with the support of our ministry of industry and technology, with the cooperation of our Metropolitan Municipality and TÜBİTAK, will assign a new mission to Bursa in the space and aviation journey in line with the determination of our President to carry our country to the space league. Together with our centers such as GUHEM that open the horizons of new generations, the ability of our productive minds and our technological transformation will raise our Bursa and our country to a much stronger position in the world showcase.
Bursa Governor Yakup Canbolat and Bursa Deputies Efkan Ala and Hakan Çavuşoğlu also brought Turkey's first space and aviation themed science center to Bursa. kazanHe thanked Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, BTSO and TÜBİTAK.
After the speeches, Governor Canbolat, Metropolitan Mayor Aktaş and BTSO President Burkay gave various gifts to commemorate the day. Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktaş, both the Science and Technology Center and GUHEM's visit to Bursa. kazanHe also presented a painting to the former Metropolitan Mayor Recep Altepe, who made great efforts to
Ribbon cut Turkey's aerospace and aviation-themed first visit to the science center which opened Varank Ministers and members of the protocol, then toured guhem.