2024 New Year Message

We would like to share with our followers the achievements we have reached towards the end of 2023, which is also the 100th anniversary of our #Republic, full of experience and successes we have gained in project development, sectoral collaboration, scientific and social event organizations, and academic publications:

🌞 We are the coordinator of the SolarHub project and a project partner in the consortium of 6 #HorizonEuropean Projects (CST4ALLUP2030 HEPV4PlantsNEXUSTRIUMPH Horizon Europe Project, ENRICH-TOGETHER). By starting in 2024, RISENERGY, APOLLO, FLUWS, and PERSEUS Horizon Europe projects will have been conducted.

🌞 Within the scope of our ODTÜ-GÜNAM Divisions, a total of 47 international #articles, 30 of which were published in #journals with an impact factor above 4, and 3 PhD (Dr. Aliekber KarabağDr. Figen Varlıoğlu Yaylalı, Dr. Milad Ghasemi, Dr. Gamze Kökbudak Baldan, Dr. Damla Koçak) and 5 graduate (Ahmet Emin Keçecihassan osmanSelin SeyrekMelisa Korkmaz ArslanSercan ASLAN) students successfully defended their theses.

🌞 The “#Photovoltaic Technologies Workshop” we organized within the scope of the #TÜBİTAK 1004 Program – Türkiye Photovoltaic Technologies Platform and the “Ayaş #AgriPV (#Agrivoltaics) Project”, which we inaugurated in October, were featured in more than 20 news in several domestic and international press and media organizations in line with ODTÜ-GÜNAM activities.

🌞 To develop our collaborations on #renewableenergy and #solarenergy, we took part in important national events and expos/fairs such as Solarex İstanbulProsumerExpo TürkiyeWENERGY EXPORE-You ProjectTEKNOFEST, and EIF World Energy Congress&Expo, and in international organizations such as Intersolar Europe, SNEC PV POWER & Energy Storage EXPO, and EU PVSEC.

🌞 Within the scope of TÜBİTAK #BiGGLabsout program, of which we are a consortium member and coordinated by METU Technopolis, 1 spin-off company application has been found eligible for support.

🌞 We attended 25 scientific and technical events, such as #conferences#symposiums#workshops, and #webinars on solar energy conversion technologies in Türkiye and abroad, with more than 70 #invitedtalks, 4 #oralpresentations and 4 #posterpresentations, both physical and online.

🌞 Theoretical and Applied “#PVDEMY: Photovoltaic Cell Technologies” School was organized with the physical attendance of 11 of our sector stakeholder institution/company executives.

🌞 We organized #EuropeanUnion Projects Information Day, #Project Development and Writing, IPR, Working at Height, Basic #FirstAid, and #GenderEquality #training for our personnel with the participation of expert and experienced guest speakers in their fields.

With the pleasure of sharing all these achievements with you, we congratulate the New Year of our employees, project and collaboration/cooperation partners, sector stakeholders, and followers with wishes of health, peace, and well-being.

#newyear #celebration