― 22 Ağustos 2022
The award ceremony of the "Patentle Türkiye”-1 National High Schools Patent and Utility Model Competition", organized for high school students in cooperation with the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TÜRKPATENT) and the Ministry of National Education was held.
The award ceremony of the "Patentle Türkiye”-1 National High Schools Patent and Utility Model Competition", organized for high school students in cooperation with the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TÜRKPATENT) and the Ministry of National Education, was held with the participation of the Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank and Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer. In his speech, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa VARANK congratulated the students who applied for patents and utility models within the scope of the competition. He stated that a total of 1035 patent and utility model applications were received from students studying in schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education in 61 provinces.
Noting that they encourage research, innovation, invention and subsequent intellectual property rights, VARANK explained that TÜRKPATENT is working to develop the patent ecosystem in the country.
Minister of National Education Mahmut ÖZER stated that their target for 2022 is to register 7 thousand 500 products and said, "The number of products registered by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office in the units affiliated to the Ministry of National Education in 2022 is 8 thousand 269." said.
TÜRKPATENT Acting President Cemil BAŞPINAR said that they include tens of thousands of patent, utility model, trademark and design applications that meet the necessary conditions in Turkey's intellectual product pool every year.
Stating that Turkey's intellectual capital continues to increase day by day, BAŞPINAR said, "The sustainability and lasting of this increase depends on investing in our youth. The “Patentle Türkiye” competition, which we came together on the occasion of the award ceremony, is an organization that encourages our young people to make inventions and develop intellectual products at an early age. " he said.
After the speeches, prizes were given to the winners of the competition. 20 thousand liras for the winner, 15 thousand liras for the second, 10 thousand liras for the third, 5 thousand liras for the fourth and fifth place, 6-10. 4 thousand lira each, 11-20. 3 thousand liras and 21-30 prizes for those who are in the rank. Prizes of 2 thousand TL are given to those who are in the row.