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Valuable laboratories within BİLGEM offer the privilege of coexisting with inspiring scientists focused on the same national goals, as well as decent working environments and modern devices that nurture the R&D spirit.

ATAM / Antenna Test and Research Laboratory

ATAM is a research center established to meet the research, development, design, production and measurement activities in the fields of antenna and radar cross-sectional area (RCSA) with national capabilities in an affordable time and cost.

It is one of the most competent centers in the world where test services in this field are provided with its antenna and RKA reflection-free rooms, material characterization and radome transmittance measurement infrastructures. It is a domestic technology base that can meet all the demands of the public and private sectors in our country with its measurement capabilities and the researchers employed and specialized in their fields.

For your measurement requests, you can visit our website and you can also contact us via e-mail at

  • Antenna Design, Implementation and Measurement
  • Radom Design and Measurement
  • On-Platform Antenna Interaction Analysis
  • Antenna Measurement Software and Algorithm Development
  • Radar Cross Section Analysis, Software and Algorithm Development
  • Radar Cross Section Measurement
  • Material Characterization Measurements 
  • Measuring System and Room Setups
  • Antenna Measurement Laboratories (Spherical, Planar, Cylindrical)
  • Radar Cross Section Measurement Laboratory
  • Radome Measurement
  • Millimeter Wave Antenna Measurement System
  • Electromagnetic Material Characterization
KYAS – Küresel Yakın Alan Ölçüm Sistemi
Medium and Low Gain Antenna Measurement
Maximum Test Antenna Size1.5 meters
Maximum Test Antenna Weight75 kg
Scanning AreaFully Spherical
Frequency range0,75 GHz – 40 GHz

You can contact us at for your measurement requests.

UYAS – Uzak ve Yakın Alan Anten Ölçüm Sistemi
General Purpose Antenna Measurement
Test Chamber Dimensions17 x 18 x 14 meters (B x G x Y)
Maximum Test Antenna Size8 meters
Maximum Test Antenna Weight4,000 kg
Scan Plane10 x 10 meters
Frequency range0,5 GHz – 40 GHz

You can contact us at for your measurement requests.

Near Field Radar Cross Section (RCA) Measurement System
Radar Cross Section Measurement
Test Chamber Dimensions29 x 15 x 15 meters (B x G x Y)
Maximum Measurable Object Size10 meters
Maximum Measurable Object Weight2,500 kg
Frequency range0,2 GHz – 40 GHz
Range and Cross Range Resolution5 cm

You can contact us at for your measurement requests.

B3LAB / Cloud Computing and Big Data Research Laboratory

R&D activities are carried out to produce open source and secure solutions in line with the needs of the public in the fields of Cloud Computing and Big Data. To create domestic, national and secure solutions for Cloud Infrastructure, Cloud Storage and Big Data technologies;

  • Conducting advanced research,
  • Leading the development of needed products with domestic resources,
  • Providing research and consultancy opportunities for stakeholders who will work in these fields.

KAMTAM / CATHODE and Microwave Vacuum Tube Research Laboratory

Cathode and Microwave Vacuum Tube Research Laboratory is a research center that aims to design and manufacture microwave vacuum tubes such as Vircator, Magnetron, TWT and their cathodes with completely national facilities.

  • 4,500 m2 closed area
  • 2,500 m2 of laboratory area
  • 500 m2 of clean room area
  • Mechanical Manufacturing Room
  • Microwave Vacuum Tube Prototype Manufacturing and Test/Measurement Laboratory
  • Cathode Prototype Manufacturing and Test Laboratory
  • Hydrogen Atmosphere Sintering and Integration Laboratory
  • Hydrogen, Argon and Nitrogen sintering technology up to 2,500 °C
  • High Temperature and Vacuum Brazing Technology
  • Cathode Coating Technology with Metal Thin Film
  • Material Characterization Technology
  • Pneumatic and Isostatic Pressing Technology
  • Cathode and E-Gun Test and Characterization Technology
  • Microwave Vacuum Tube (Magnetron, Twt) Infrastructure Development Technology
  • Thermionic Cathode Development Technology

KDTM / Speech and Language Technologies Laboratory

KDTM, which is under the roof of TÜBİTAK BİLGEM BTE, stands out as Turkey's first and only "Voice and Speech Technologies Evaluation" infrastructure with semi-reflection-free acoustic recording and test rooms certified by ISO and NATO and certified by RW-TÜV.

  • Anlaşılabilirlik Testleri (Türkçe Tanısal Uyak Testi – Dünyada Tek)
  • Communication Efficiency and Service Quality Tests
  • Evaluation of Civil and Military Voice Coders, Devices and Systems
  • Acoustic and Digital Embedding
  • Simulation of Different Acoustic Environments (inside the cockpit, tank, airplane, helicopter, restaurant, concert, outdoor etc.)
  • Audio Database Creation, Recording and Assembly for Language Dependent and Language Independent Technologies
  • Human Factor Analysis and Subjective Evaluation
  • Evaluation of All Kinds of Sound Technologies Developed for Military or Civil Purposes in Infrastructure where Various Acoustic Scenarios can be Simulated with Acoustic Embedding
  • 18m2Specially Insulated, Semi-Reflective Acoustic Recording Room
  • 20m2Specially Insulated, Semi-Reflective Acoustic Recording Room
  • 91 m2, Specially Insulated Listener Room, where 16 subjects can be actively evaluated at the same time (The listener test room equipped with silent terminals and touch monitors can be used as a "Human Factors Laboratory")

MEKTAM / Mine and Handmade Explosive Countermeasures Test and Research Center

Mines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) pose a significant threat to our country. "Mine and Improvised Explosive Countermeasures Test and Research Center - MEKTAM" was established in 2015 at TÜBİTAK Gebze Campus in order to serve as a national and regional mine/IED detection test infrastructure and to conduct research on related technologies.

The test and evaluation infrastructure owned by MEKTAM can be made available to the relevant institutions within the framework of the permissions to be obtained.

  • Performance Measurements and Acceptance Tests of Mine Detectors
  • R&D Activities to Develop Mine Detection Technologies in MEKTAM Laboratories
  • Open test site with different types of soils
  • Indoor test site with different types of soils

RADAR-AGL / Radar Research and Development Laboratory

Radar Systems Laboratory carries out radar system solution, advanced radar signal processing research and development, radar integration and radar verification validation activities. The current research, application and system development activities of the laboratory are in the fields of Pulse Doppler, FMCW, mm-Wave, Phased Array and Passive Radars.
  • Radar Coverage Analysis
  • Radar Request Analysis
  • Radar Front Design
  • Radar Detailed Design
  • Radar Authentication
  • Radar Integration
  • Radar Verification/Validation
    • Target Signal & Environment Simulation
    • Performance Evaluation
    • Laboratory Test
    • Field Test
  • Coherent Signal Processing
  • Doppler Processing
  • Micro Doppler Processing
  • Impact Compression Techniques
  • Frequency/PRF Diversification
  • Moving/Still Target Detection (MTI, MTD etc.)
  • Target Positioning Based on Time Difference
  • Target Angle Estimation Based on Phase Difference
  • Monopulse Technique
  • Phased Array Beam Formation and Steering
  • Mayhem Modeling/Elimination
  • Determination of Precipitation Intensity and Regions
  • IFF/SSR Decoding
  • Baseband Signal Processing
  • Multiple Target Tracking
  • Data Fusing
  • Target Classification
  • Communication Layer for Distributed and Embedded Systems
  • Layered Software Architecture
  • Multiple Operating System Support (Linux & Windows)
  • Radar Database Management
  • In-Device Test (BIT) Management
  • Radar Interface Development (PPI, PPI Map etc.)
  • Statistical Analysis with web access
  • FPGA Based Signal Processing
  • Analog/Digital/High Speed Printed Circuit Board Design
  • VME/VPX Multi-Core High Speed Digital System Design
  • High Speed Baseband Signal Generation and Processing
  • SFP+ Data Transfer
  • Motion Control Mechanisms
  • Design, Testing and Integration of Electromechanical Systems / Subsystems
  • Electromechanical System Improvements
  • 3D Design and Finite Element Analysis
  • Prototype and Modeling

RF Research and Development Laboratory

RF Research and Development Laboratory consists of expert personnel and infrastructure capable of designing, developing and measuring up to 110 GHz frequency band in microwave and millimeter wave. Various projects, which are needed by the Turkish industry, for radar, electronic warfare and communication technologies are carried out in the laboratory.

  • S-band Very High Power (>20 kW) Solid-state Power Amplifiers
  • X-band Medium Power (<1kW) Solid-state Power Amplifiers
  • C- and X-band Medium Power (<1kW) Solid-state Power Amplifiers
  • E-band RF Transmitter/Receiver
  • FMCW Generator
  • Frequency Downconverters and Upconverters (C-, X-, Ku-, K-band)
  • Broadband Frequency Downconverters and Upconverters
  • Passive RF Components (filter, diplexer, combiner, coupler etc.)
  • Very low phase noise and very fast DDS-based frequency synthesizers
  • Very low noise amplifiers
  • Radio Link Systems in all conventional frequency bands up to 25 GHz (ITU-R)

(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.



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.


Competence Centers

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.


Discover institutes laboratories technologies products projects of BİLGEM.


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.)

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.