President of TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center Assoc. Prof. Bahadır TUNABOYLU delivered a speech on Smart Cities and Mobility at the World Automotive Conference in Istanbul. In his speech, TUNABOYLU stated “TÜBİTAK’s mission in this field is to make Turkey a leading player in smart mobility, and in parallel with our vision, we established Turkish Automotive Center of Excellence as part of TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center in 2015 with a view to applying advanced technologies on smart transport systems and creating added value by offering these solutions to local and global industries.”
He also briefed the participants on Smart Mobility Cluster, led by TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center, with a focus on Smart Vehicles, Internet of Things and Continuous Data Collection in order to solve mobility problems in congested urban areas especially in Istanbul, and said that they hold “Smart Mobility Cluster” workshops with project stakeholders in the field. TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center officials participated in the round table sessions of the conference and exchanged information with the stakeholders.