CODE AWARDS TBV KOD Ödülleri 2017 – Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı! Hello, Gaming in TURKEY | MENA | EU followers. We got several news this week. It was a rush week and also there was some important news from the Turkish gaming business. Let’s start with CODE AWARDS (KOD Ödülleri).  In English, its meaning is Code Awards which is found by Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı – Turkey Informatics Foundation.

CODE AWARDS TBV KOD Ödülleri 2017 – Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı! is launching a competition in Turkey for the first time to award educational games in the fields of mathematics and science. Purple Pan Advertisement Agency and Gaming in TURKEY | MENA | EU Game Agency, we are both a sponsor and a jury with our founder Ozan Aydemir. To emphasize the importance and contribution of information technology in education at primary, secondary, and high school education levels and to encourage the generation and generations of people and institutions who produce practice, and adapt the ideas in this field.

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With the competition, educational games in the fields of mathematics and sciences will be awarded for the first time in Turkey and will take place in the education system. Starting on 6 June 2017, the contestant’s application period will end on 30 November. Digital game or digital game idea creators who will contribute to learning in mathematics and science can participate.


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Children will learn Science and Mathematics with Digital Games

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CODE AWARDS TBV KOD Ödülleri 2017 – Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı! Speaking at the introductory meeting held at the Kanyon Office, the head of the TBV (TIF) Faruk Eczacıbaşı, emphasizing that they are working towards the goal of transforming Turkey into an information society, said, “The habits and games are generally in conflict with each other. The technological level we have achieved today allows us to enjoy playing, especially in science and mathematics education, much more than memorizing rules and formulas. Mathematics, science, and technology gain meaning as understood, are loved and interested as they gain meaning and their skill level increases as they are loved. Playing in this respect creates good opportunities for education. It is an innovative approach if these skills are taught by the play methods that children and young people are used to. As the  Turkish Informatics Foundation  (Türk Bilişim Vakfı), which has adopted the vision and mission to make our country an information society quality, we aim to make an innovative contribution to our education level with the added value of this innovation.

Yapı Kredi Deputy Chief Executive Officer Yakup Doğan said: “As Turkey’s digital bank, Yapı Kredi, we are delighted to support the Code Awards (KOD Ödülleri) and to be involved in such a significant prize process. Code Awards (Kod Ödülleri) Turkey Informatics Foundation (Türk Bilişim Vakfı)! Today, in order to catch the future, all individuals and businesses must adapt to the digitalizing world. Yapı Kredi is also working in this field by fulfilling its responsibility due to its pioneering role in the digital field sector. It aims to support young people and entrepreneurs in the development of future financial technologies. In this direction, we have had the code.yapıkredi, is an open program that wants to learn to develop software or wants to develop products in the field of Financial Technologies. Code.YAPIKredi, from primary school to university, from 7 to 70, is free of charge for all age and education groups. Coding training, financial guidance, product development, incubation, acceleration, and investment phases. Within the scope of the program, we provide coding training for beginners as well as giving mentors support to software developers, giving them the opportunity to pass on their thoughts. We also aim to contribute to the development of the FinTech ecosystem by opening our bank’s application programming interfaces (OpenBankingAPI) to software and even start-ups, which we see as a crucial step in the development of financial technologies in our country.

Supporting the Code Awards (Kod Ödülleri) for all these developments is of special importance to us. Code.yapikredi training will be presented openly to all participants who want the competition. In addition, there is a special prize category to be given by Yapı Kredi in the competition. I would like to wish all participants who have applied for the CODE Awards (Kod Ödülleri) to be successful in the name of Yapı Kredi in this process. ”

Finally, Ozan Aydemir, founder of Purple Pan Advertising Agency, Gaming in TURKEY | MENA | EU Game Agency, and T.I.P Effect Influencer Marketing Agency; “It’s a project that we’ve been working on for about two years, with some meticulous work, sometimes we’ve had delays due to densities and some glitches, but we never let go of the CODE AWARDS. I am particularly proud to take part in this project from the very beginning and to support TBV and Faruk Eczacıbaşı. I hope this beautiful project will be a good step forward for our young people as well as a potential professional life and many good ideas will come out in time for education. Our goal is to realize the first of this year’s CODE AWARDS project every year and to present very nice ideas and young people to Turkey. “He shared his feelings about the Code Awards (Kod Ödülleri)

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CODE AWARDS TBV KOD Ödülleri 2017 – Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı! In the competition where total awards are worth 70.000 TL, Yapı Kredi Bank will also give a special award. In the competition jury, TBV (TIF) President Faruk Eczacıbaşı, Netmarble EMEA CEO Barış Özistek, Purple PAN Creative Agency Founder and Creative Director Ozan Aydemir, Head of Digital Game Design Department of Bahçeşehir University Güven Çatak, Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Communication Media and Communication Systems Instructor Tonguç Ibrahim Sezen, Director of Adapazarı Enka Schools Özlem Mecit and Yapı Kredi Deputy Chief Executive Officer Yakup Doğan.

CC Media, Hardware Plus, Carnival, Manibux, StartersHUB, Purplepan, and Webrazzi were the sponsors of the Code Awards (Kod Ödülleri) Educational Games Contest, where they were support sponsors Netmarble Turkey, Yapı Kredi, and Medinova.

For more info, you can visit the Code Awards (Kod Ödülleri) website –