The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) is the public agency put in charge of promoting, developing, organising, conducting and coordinating research and development in line with the national targets of economical development and technical progress.
TUBITAK acts as an advisory agency to the Turkish Government on science and research issues, and is the secretariat of the Supreme Council of Science and Technology, the highest S&T policy making body in Turkey. TUBITAK is the executing agency in deployment of international scientific and technological agreements. In this context, TUBITAK is the national coordinating body of EU's 6th and 7th Framework Program.
Marmara Research Centre (MRC) is the oldest and largest research organisation under TUBITAK. The aim of MRC is to conduct applied research projects integrated with national and international industrial entities in a customer focused policy. There exist 8 research institutes under the frame of TUBITAK Marmara Research Centre and Energy Institute is one of them.
Energy Institute (EI) provides and develops technological knowledge into practical applications in advanced and innovative energy and transportation technologies areas. It forms a bridge between fundamental research and commercial & industrial applications.
TUBITAK MRC EI conducts applied research on Thermal Power Plant Technologies, Gas Technologies, Combustion, Gasification and Gas Cleaning Technologies, Fuel Cell Technologies, Fuel Technologies, Power Systems, Vehicle Technologies, Battery Technologies.