Sabancı University IICEC Director of Research, Bora Şekip Güray will be a jury member in the ‘‘PowerUp! Turkey Final’’ on 25 April 2019. The PowerUp is one of the largest energy-focused startup competitions in Europe. At the ‘‘PowerUp! Turkey Final’’, Startup companies who developed technology on energy, cleantech, smart cities, smart grid, battery and storage technologies, clean air and cybersecurity fields, will present their projects. The winner will present Turkey in ‘‘PowerUp! Global Final’’ in Krakow on May 21st. Sabancı University IICEC Director, Prof. Carmine Difiglio was a jury member in the ‘‘PowerUp! Turkey Final’’ last year.
More recently, Prof. Difiglio took part as a jury member in the Hello Tomorrow Turkey Finals on 11 December 2018 at the Zorlu Center. NanoMatTR, founded by Sabancı University Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences academicians, won the competition in the Energy and Environment category and the competition overall. Prof. Difiglio is pictured presenting the award to Ms. Senem Avaz who led the NanoMatTR team at the Hello Tomorrow Turkey Finals. As the winner, NanoMatTR participated in the “Hello Tomorrow Global Summit.” one of the world’s largest science and technology entrepreneurship events, on March 14 – 15 2019.