FIRST MEETING OF THE NEW TERM AT TUBITAK
TR MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY
The first board meeting with the new members of TÜBİTAK was held under the chairmanship of Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank. Sharing his expectations for the new period, Minister Varank said, “As TÜBİTAK, we need to direct all our designs and policies towards more groundbreaking works and transform our institutes accordingly.” gave your message.
TÜBİTAK Board of Directors convened for the first time after the appointments announced on February 21. At the meeting chaired by Minister Varank, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatih Kacır, Chairman of the Board of TÜBİTAK and President of the Institution Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal, Board Members Lütfi Haluk Bayraktar, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Bulut, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Naci İnci, Cemal Şeref Oğuzhan Öztürk, Mehmet İhsan Taşer were present.
EXPECTED HIS EXPECTATIONS FOR THE NEW PERIOD
In his speech at the meeting, Minister Varank explained his expectations for the new period. Emphasizing that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attaches great importance to the recent work of TUBITAK, considering Turkey's needs in the future, Varank said, "This value is leading both in terms of giving us the necessary support and in terms of what we can do in general." said.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Noting that the future is now shaped by technology and innovation, Varank said, "This is the structure that will lead this business in Turkey. Today, wherever you go in Turkey, you can find a company that has contacted TÜBİTAK, a scientist or academician that has contacted TÜBİTAK." he said.
TRANSFORMATION IN INSTITUTES IS ON THE WAY
Stating that they aim to initiate a transformation movement in the institutes within TÜBİTAK, Varank said, "As TÜBİTAK, we need to direct all our designs and all our policies towards more groundbreaking works and transform our institutes accordingly. Yes, we are a supporting institution and at the same time, we are a company that has signed many works with our institutes. We are institutional.” used the phrases.
Referring to the expertise of the new board members, Varank said, "We do not see our boards of directors as routine positions. Our friends here have jobs to contribute to us. The structures they represent have contributions to this institution. I think you should contribute more to us as board members who can steer the institution." Again, I wish good luck and good luck to the entire board of directors." used the phrases.
TÜBİTAK Board of Directors, Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal, Mehmet İhsan Taşer, Lütfi Haluk Bayraktar, Cemal Şeref Oğuzhan Öztürk, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Naci İnci, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Bulut consists of Cemal Şeref Oğuzhan Öztürk. TÜBİTAK Board of Directors meets regularly every month.