Turkey's First Space Themed Science Center opened its doors'm GUHE

Turkey's First Space Themed Science Center opened its doors'm GUHE
Turkey's First Space Themed Science Center opened its doors'm GUHE

📩 31/10/2020 12:09

Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank, Turkey's aerospace and aviation-themed science center stating that they did the first guhem the opening of "14 thousand square invested over 130 million pounds a closed area for this center. It is the science center with the biggest budget that we support. " said.

Minister Varank attended the opening of the Gökmen Space Aviation Training Center (GUHEM) in Bursa. Turkey's space and GUHE one of the aviation-themed first center, Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) under the leadership of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) was implemented with the support of labor unions and the Industry and Technology Ministry.


Drawing attention with its architecture, GUHEM was deemed worthy of an award in the category of "Public Buildings" at the 2019 European Property Awards, where the best buildings of today and the future are selected by the international jury committee. GUHEM has 2019 interactive training devices, aviation training simulators, and a space innovation center.

Speaking at the opening, Minister Varank conveyed his wishes to the citizens due to the Izmir-based earthquake. Noting that GUHEM will increase awareness in the fields of space and aviation in Bursa, Minister Varank said:


Bursa, which has made a name for itself with the automotive and textile sectors in the industry, we set out from the very beginning with the question of what other areas it can make a leap forward. We consulted with local authorities such as our Metropolitan Municipality, governorship, universities, chamber of commerce and industry. We said that Bursa could make its next breakthrough in the fields of space and aviation, and host new clusters. This is where the GUHEM idea was born. GUHEM will be a center that will increase awareness in the fields of space and aviation in Bursa and will inspire studies in this field.


guhem has the distinction of being first in our country, this is 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. The biggest budget science center we have supported. TÜBİTAK determined the themes within the center and conducted studies on educational activities. It provided all the necessary tools and equipment. We have created such a beautiful work.


Together with GUHEM, we are opening the Center for Advanced Composite Materials Research and Excellence (IKMAMM) today. This center will develop cooperation with the industry, and perform the important tests required by the industry. Our Development Agency provided more than 70 percent of the budget here. Our Bursa, producing high value-added products from Turkey and we want to see the present as a city have come to higher ground.


Bursa Governor Yakup Canbolat stated that they were happy to open GUHEM and said, "With GUHEM, it is aimed to make young generations love the space and aviation sector and to start the ecosystem to be created in these areas with education." said.


Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş said, “Our aim is to sell the products we produce in 2022 abroad and to be among the top 2023 producers in the world in 5. In Bursa, the center of industry, trade and export, with GUHEM, higher technology and high value added exports will be pioneered. used the expressions.


İbrahim Burkay, Chairman of the Board of Directors of BTSO, stated that we are passing through a period when international competition based on technology is carried from earth to space and said, “One of our basic dynamics that will carry us to our high technology production goals is to create excitement in space and aviation among our self-confident youth. GUHEM acted towards this goal. " he spoke.

The ceremony was attended by AK Party Bursa Deputies Hakan Çavuşoğlu and Efkan Ala and TÜBİTAK President Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal also attended.

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