BITAV - SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL FOUNDATION
BITAV, Bilimsel ve Teknik Araştırma Vakfı (Scientific and Technical Research Foundation )was founded in 1995 based on the invitation of Science Board of The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey. Among the founder there are Big companies with R&D capabilities (like Arçelik, BEKO, Brisa Bird, Eczacıbası, Tusas), Recognized Science Persons and institutions (like The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), Technology Development Foundation Of Turkey (TTGV), National Education Foundation (MEV))
BITAV performs studies in twinning, organizing, designing, managing, infrastructure and networking by using information resources and qualified man power. Those studies comes up as products in education management, project management, information management and training materials. BITAV provided training to 10 000 persons, delivered computer course books to 120 000 persons, prepared the tv series named “Science and Life” and broadcasted for 128 weeks on Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) channels reaching hundreds thousands, trained 1500 young people to gain new vocational skills and information, completed 15 EU and World Bank funded project.