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BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks stands out as one of Türkiye's leading technology events. Hosted by TÜBİTAK BİLGEM, these events serve as a meeting point for those closely following the latest developments in the world of technology. Held regularly every month, these talks bring together experts in the field and leading organizations to provide participants with valuable knowledge and experiences.

TechTalks Technology Talks offer participants the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge in various technology fields with a wide range of topics. Each talk is enriched with interactive presentations by experts in the field, allowing participants to engage in closer discussions through question-and-answer sessions.

BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks enable participants to stay updated on developments in the technology industry by connecting them with innovations in the technology world. These events contribute to further strengthening Türkiye's technology ecosystem. BİLGEM TechTalks aims for broad participation by offering both online and live events. 



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BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks - 21 March 2024

In the event held on Thursday, 21 March within the scope of BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks, Dr. Doğa Murat Kürkçüoğlu presented the latest developments in quantum simulations focusing on scalar field theories with his presentation titled "Quantum Simulation of Scalar Field Theories in Qubit Systems".

Underlining the transition from traditional qubit-based systems to quantum simulators, Dr Kürkçüoğlu showed how this new approach can revolutionise the analysis and understanding of quantum systems. Dr Kürkçüoğlu demonstrated how these simulations are integral to experiments and particle detection, signalling a significant leap forward in complex scientific research.

Drawing attention to the efficiency and capabilities of quantum processors in his presentation, Dr Kürkçüoğlu stated that Google's Quantum Advantage success in 2019 is a testament to the rapid progress in this field. At the end of his speech, Dr Kürkçüoğlu underlined the transformative potential of quantum simulations in scalar field theories and promised to further push the boundaries of quantum computing.

BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks - 8 March 2024

This week at BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks, we listened to the presentation "Lean Manufacturing and Digital Transformation in Semiconductor Technologies" by Dr. Dilek Alımlı, Project Manager at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM Semiconductor Technologies Research Laboratory (YİTAL). Dr. Alımlı provided an overview of the semiconductor industry, which is essential in the development of everyday technologies such as computers, phones, and artificial intelligence applications, and discussed the efforts of major companies in the industry to enhance production efficiency and their effective outcomes.

Dr. Alımlı also shared insights into the usage and significance of the "Lean 6 Sigma" methodology in chip manufacturing, and introduced the lean manufacturing project currently underway at the YİTAL chip production line within BİLGEM. Additionally, Ömer Işık Bey, APRON Product Manager, presented the key features of the APRON Digital Twin Platform, which provides the digital production infrastructure within the project developed by BİLGEM B3Lab.

BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks - 1 March 2024

Within the scope of TÜBİTAK BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks, Dr. Volkan Özgüz, General Manager of Boğaziçi University Technology Transfer Office and Consultant of Semiconductor Technologies Research Laboratory (YİTAL), was our guest at the event held on Friday, March 1st at 3:00 PM.

In his presentation titled "The Past, Present and Future of Semiconductor Technologies", Dr Özgüz gave a seminal presentation on the historical development of semiconductor technology. Drawing attention to the indispensable importance of semiconductor technologies in our lives, Özgüz talked about what awaits us in the near future in this field.

As one of Türkiye's first semiconductor researchers, Dr Özgüz touched upon the history of the studies carried out in Türkiye in this field and the position of TÜBİTAK BİLGEM in this critical technology, and answered the questions of the audience after his presentation. The event was live-streamed on YouTube.

BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks - 8 December 2023

TÜBİTAK BİLGEM recently hosted an important talk titled "The Present and Future of Blockchain in Türkiye" at its latest TechTalks Technology Talks event. On December 8th, Friday, Dr. Taner Dursun from the National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology (UEKAE) extensively discussed the current status and future prospects of blockchain technology in Türkiye.

Dr. Dursun's presentation emphasized the critical role of blockchain technology in the process of digitization and elucidated why and how this technology is being utilized in Türkiye. Additionally, he illustrated how blockchain ensures secure transactions and provided examples of its applications in various domains.

The event continued with participants directing questions to Dr. Dursun, showing keen interest in the future of blockchain technology in Türkiye. The event was live-streamed on YouTube.

BİLGEM TechTalks Technology Talks - 24 November 2023

At the latest event of TÜBİTAK BİLGEM Technology Talks, Nur Bengisu Çam, a specialist researcher at the Information Technologies Institute (BTE), delivered a presentation titled "Productive Artificial Intelligence and Large Language Models." The presentation, which began at 14:00 on Friday, November 24th, provided detailed insights into the functioning of large language models and the development process of productive artificial intelligence.

Nur Bengisu Çam's presentation not only explained the fundamental principles of large language models but also shared the latest developments in this field with the participants. Particularly, detailed information was provided about the research conducted by TÜBİTAK BİLGEM on the Turkish Large Language Model.

The final part of the presentation featured an interactive question-and-answer session where listeners could inquire about topics of their interest. The event was live-streamed on YouTube.


(SGE) Cyber Security Institute

The Cyber Security Institute, which was established to carry out studies to increase the national cyber security capacity, carries out research and development activities in the field of cyber security; carries out solutions-oriented projects for military institutions, public institutions and organizations and the private sector.

The main fields of activity of our institute, which has made a significant contribution to the creation of cyber security knowledge and tactical infrastructure in our country with many successful projects to date, are secure software development, penetration tests and vulnerability analysis.

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(IZE) Artificial Intelligence Institute

Artificial Intelligence Institute is the first institute established within the scope of TUBITAK centers and institutes, which cuts the sectors and research fields horizontally and focuses directly on the emerging technology field. For this reason, it constitutes an innovative model in terms of both the open innovation and co-development approach of the institute and its focus on emerging technology.

Artificial Intelligence Institute aims to develop core technologies in the field of artificial intelligence and bring these innovations from the forefront of science to the use of the industry as soon as possible. Focusing on the transformative potential of artificial intelligence, it will continue to play its part in pioneering efforts to create and sustain artificial intelligence-based innovation, growth and productivity in Turkey. Working with industry and public institutions in Turkey, together with other organizations within the artificial intelligence ecosystem, spreading the use of artificial intelligence and increasing the workforce specialized in this field are among its primary goals.


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TÜBİTAK BİLGEM builds its basic strategy for the future on qualified knowledge and qualified people focused on national targets in the research, technology development and innovation ecosystem.

Starting from the understanding that "the most important resource of a country is generally people, specifically scientists," TÜBİTAK encourages and supports our youth from an early age. In this context, providing young minds with early exposure to technology production is crucial for the success of our National Technology Move. Accordingly, TÜBİTAK BİLGEM offers internship opportunities to undergraduate students from universities every year.

You can follow internship announcements and submit your applications through the Career Gateway at

You can access frequently asked questions about internships at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM from here. 

Application Conditions
  • Students enrolled in undergraduate (2nd year and above) and associate degree programs in departments offering education in universities and conducting insurance procedures through the higher education institution to which they are affiliated can benefit from the internship opportunity.
  • For undergraduate and associate degree students, a minimum Weighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 out of 4 is required. The GPA of candidates with a 100-point system is converted to a 4-point system based on the "Conversion Table of Grades from the 4-Point System to the 100-Point System" published by the Higher Education Council.
  • There is no requirement for a foreign language certificate during the internship application process.
  • Students enrolled in departments such as Forensic Computing Engineering, Computer Sciences, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer and Informatics, Computer and Software Engineering, Information Systems Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Control Engineering, Control and Computer Engineering, Control and Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, or Software Engineering in universities can apply for internships.

Internship applications are accepted between December and January, and the internship period covers June, July, and August.



Scholar assignments are made for research and development activities for undergraduate, master's, doctoral students, and post-doctoral researchers. In our center, scholars are appointed for practical purposes in externally funded, TARAL, or European Union projects.

You can contact us via the email address to apply to be a scholar.
Application Conditions

(1) The conditions for undergraduate scholars in externally funded projects conducted by the institution are specified below:

  •  Being a student continuing undergraduate education at higher education institutions established in Turkey (excluding foreign language preparatory students).
  • Having a weighted cumulative GPA for previous years, excluding preparatory years, based on the university's grading system, which satisfies the formula score and foreign language requirements in the recruitment criteria.
  • Completing at least the first semester of the first year of undergraduate education.
  • Having a GPA of "+3.00" and a University Placement Exam Ranking of "10,000 ≥" for undergraduate general average.
  • For foreign students placed in Turkish universities without taking the ÖSYM exam or for those who completed undergraduate education through exams such as Vertical Transfer Exam, the lowest university placement ranking of the department from the year the candidate started the undergraduate program is considered in the ranking formula.

(2) The conditions for master's degree scholars in externally funded projects conducted by the institution are specified below:

  • Being a student continuing master's degree education at higher education institutions established in Turkey (excluding special students and foreign language preparatory students).
  • Currently pursuing a master's degree in the project's field of responsibility.

(3) The conditions for doctoral students in externally funded projects conducted by the institution are specified below:

  • Being a student continuing doctoral education at higher education institutions established in Turkey (excluding special students and foreign language preparatory students).
  • Currently pursuing a doctorate in the project's field of responsibility or conducting a doctorate in areas determined within the framework of the YÖK-TÜBİTAK Doctoral Program Project Collaboration Protocol. (Students in medical specialization and artistic proficiency are accepted as doctoral students.)

Candidate Researcher

Students in the 3rd and 4th years of relevant engineering departments at universities can apply to our Part-Time Candidate Researcher positions through our Job Application System at By doing so, they can gain work experience at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM during their university years.

This program does not have an end date. Candidate Researcher personnel working part-time during their university period can seamlessly transition to full-time employment as Researcher personnel at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM without interrupting their career journey after graduating from the undergraduate program.

Application Conditions

Conditions for the Candidate Researcher Program:

  • Being a 3rd or 4th-year student in the relevant departments specified in the announcements at universities.
  • Foreign language proficiency: Achieving appropriate scores in the exam types specified in the announcement or studying in a program that is 100% in English for undergraduate education.
  • Satisfying the formula score:

Weighted Graduation Average + (10,000/University Placement Exam Ranking) + Additional Score* >= 3.20

*Candidates who have achieved rankings and awards in national and international competitions will receive an additional score of 0.3.



By joining TÜBİTAK BİLGEM as a Researcher, you can contribute to developments in the fields of information technology, information security, and advanced electronics. You'll have the opportunity to make your mark on innovations, closely follow advancements, enhance your skills, and shape your future by advancing in your career.

You can apply to our currently open positions through the TÜBİTAK Job Application System .

Application Conditions

Conditions for Job Application:

  • Foreign language proficiency: Attaining appropriate scores in the exam types specified in the announcement or studying in a program that is 100% in English for undergraduate education.
  • Fulfilling specific requirements stated in the announcement (such as undergraduate department, years of experience, expertise, etc.).
  • Satisfying the formula score:

For Candidates with Less than 3 Years of Experience:

Weighted Graduation Average + (10,000 / University Placement Exam Ranking) + Additional Score* >= 3.20


For Candidates with 3 Years and More of Experience:

Weighted Graduation Average + (10,000 / University Placement Exam Ranking) + 5*[1 / (1 + e^(5 - years of experience) ) ] + Additional Score* >= 3.20

*Candidates who have achieved rankings and awards in national and international competitions will receive an additional score of 0.3.


MILSEC 4 - Secure IP Terminal


While the MİLSEC-4 terminal offers an up-to-date solution for next-generation secure communication (voice, data and video) in IP networks, it provides an uninterrupted communication service by maintaining the compatibility of secure voice communication in PSTN networks with PSTN secure phones in use.

Configuration, surveillance and software update processes of MILSEC-4 terminals are carried out securely remotely using the Security Management Center (GYM). MİLSEC-4 terminal is capable of IP Network Key Loading (IPAAY) through secure communication with GYM without the need for an additional device.

MİLSEC-4 terminals are interoperable with MİLSEC-1A and MİLSEC-2 phones and offer the opportunity to replace MİLSEC-1A and MİLSEC-2 phones without interruption in the gradual transformation of PSTN networks to next generation IP networks.


  • End-to-end secure voice communication in PSTN networks
  • End-to-end secure voice, image and data transmission in IP networks
  • NATO SCIP compliance on IP networks
  • Compatibility with commercial SIP products
  • Interoperability with MILSEC1A and MILSEC2 secure phones
  • National and AES crypto algorithms
  • Remote software update
  • Easy operation with touch screen

It is subject to the sales license to be given by the Ministry of National Defense.