Registration is open until Monday 29 February!

The Registration deadline extended to March 21st!

Participating Teams and Penalty List Published

Announcement on Driver’s License

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Event Schedule

Application and Contract forms must be delivered to TÜBİTAK before February 29th 17:30.


To fill out the Application Form, you must download and save the document to your computer. Application form must be sent us via e-mail.


Contract Form is to be signed by the team captain, the academic advisor and the senior institution executive; and sent to address below via postal mail.


Postal Address:

TUBİTAK Department of Science and Society Programs

Akay Cad. No: 6

Bakanlıklar 06420 Ankara TURKEY


For Registration click here.

The deadline for submission of application forms has been extended to March 21, 2016.


The teams that won't be able to deliver the documents in time should inform us via

To check out the participating teams so far, click here. The registration period continues until March 21st.


For the penalty list to be applied in the Challenge, click here.

A TOSFED (Turkish Automobile Sports Federation) driver’s license is required for drivers (including reserve drivers) in order to be eligible to drive on the main track during the event week and attend the final race.


Teams from TURKEY can apply for the license on

International teams can apply for their licenses at the event area.


The fee for a TOSFED driver’s license for a single driver is 170,00 Turkish Liras (with a 18% VAT, if an invoice for the purchase demanded). This amount should be deposited to the below bank account in Turkish Lira with the note: “TÜBİTAK Yarışı Lisans Bedeli (TÜBİTAK License Fee)”. The bank receipt for the transaction should be e-mailed to with the name of team and the driver specified.




IBAN: TR39 0009 9006 3427 7700 1000 03


Drivers of the international teams are also to bring the following items with them to the registration desk on the registration date (August 1st) in order to complete the license application:

- A head shot (photograph)

- Personal driver’s license and an ID card

- Health certificate (just to show the general condition of the individual)

- Bank receipt



+90 216 465 11 55 / 111

The “Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle” is an annual competition for educational institutions organised by TÜBİTAK since 2005. The competition with the participation of international teams for the first time will take place in 1-7 August 2016, Turkey.

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) supports participants from all over the world financially and encourages university students to produce the most efficient electric vehicle.

Registration deadline for the Challenge is 29 February 2016! For more information and application requirements, click here.

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Science and Society Division


Remzi Oğuz Arık Mah. Tunus Cad.

No: 80 06540 Kavaklıdere




Fax: 90 312 4673246


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