Four Awards to Yeditepe University at the Invention Fair

Yeditepe University, Faculty of Engineering, Genetics and Bioengineering Department Head Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Sahin and his team won 1 gold and 3 bronze medals at the 3rd Istanbul International Invention Fair ISIF’18

The 3rd Istanbul International Inventions Fair ISIF'18, which aims to bring together inventions, R & D and innovation activities which will add value to Turkey's development with national and international participants, as well as aims to offer manufactured technical information to the society by commercializing it, was held at the Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Center .

ISIF'18  was organized under the honorary aegis of Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology and hosted by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Association (TÜRKPATENT). An International jury board by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) consisting of academicians and sector professionals evaluated nearly 400 inventions from 30 countries.


At their booth at the fair, the Yeditepe University Technology Transfer Office (YUTTO) gave information about the many inventions of the university. Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin, Head of the Genetics and Bioengineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, and his team were awarded one gold and three bronze medals for their invention.

Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Sahin received the awards from Prof. Dr. Habip Asan, the President of the Turkish Patent and Trademark Association.

The awards and inventions of Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin and his team are as follows:

A gold medal for Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Sahin, Dr. Zeynep İyi Gündoğdu and Expert Okan Demir's “Coating Formulation for Seed and Surface Sterilization”; Bronze medals for Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin, Assist. Prof. Dr. Gülengül Duman and Assist. Prof. Dr. Müge Yazıcı's “New Bacteria Strains for Biological Control”; Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Sahin, Dr. Selami Demirci and Dr. Aysegul Dogan's “Boron-Added Cell Freezing Medium”; Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin and Dr. Pakize Neslihan Taşlı's “Dental Differentiation Product”.




Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin,Dr. Zeynep İyigündoğdu, Uz. Okan Demir        

Coating Formulation for Seed and Surface Sterilization

Gold Medal 

Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin, Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Gülengül Duman, Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Müge Yazıcı

New Bacteria Strains for Biological Control

Bronze Medal

Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin, Dr. Selami Demirci, Dr. Ayşegül Doğan

Boron-Added Cell Freezing Medium

Bronze Medal

Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin, Dr. Pakize Neslihan Taşlı

Dental Differentiation Product

Bronze Medal