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“Bilim Baku” turns 1 year old

On June 9, 2023, an event dedicated to the 1st anniversary of the “Bilim Baku” center was organized by the "Innovations Center" of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

First, the Head of the “Bilim Baku” Center, Yusuf Polat, made a presentation on the center's 1-year activity, and a video was shown. It was mentioned that about 30 students from 8,500 schools and around 5,400 children individually participated in laboratory trainings.

At the same time, many projects and events are being implemented in the center. About 2,800 students and parents took part in other projects such as “Bilim Talk," parent-child day, parties, and the like.

Chairperson of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ulvi Mehdiyev, and the Ambassador of Turkey to Azerbaijan, Jahit Bagci, made congratulatory speeches at the opening ceremony of the event.

Simultaneously, Memorandums of Cooperation were signed by the “Innovation Center” and “Bilishim Vadisi Baku,” as well as by the “Bilim Baku” center and the Representation of the Turkish Education Foundation in Azerbaijan. The goal of the Memorandum was to jointly develop technological skills, conduct joint trainings, and provide cultural and social activities.

The opening of the "Bilim Baku" Center, created according to the memorandum signed between the state agency and the Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3), took place on May 28, 2022, with the participation of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev; President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan; and Turkish Nobel laureate, Aziz Sanjar.

The goal of the center is to develop the knowledge and skills of students aged 6-14 in the fields of Technology, Innovation, Science, and Entrepreneurship, and to visually demonstrate the concepts taught at school through applied trainings. At the same time, showing the equivalence of science and technology in everyday life and creating opportunities to observe how theoretically known scientific phenomena work in practice are the main priorities.

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