TÜTEL (Integrated Circuit Design and Training Laboratory) is a laboratory established in 2013 within the scope of the Guided Project Support officially signed between the Eastern Marmara Development Agency (MARKA) and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). TÜTEL, which started its activities under the roof of BİLGEM in 2017 with the establishment of laboratories within BİLGEM, aims to provide our country with an important know-how in the field of microelectronics. In this direction, it aims to create an ecosystem that all stakeholders in our country, including researchers, companies, universities and citizens, can benefit from.

Playing a pioneering role in the field of microelectronics, TÜTEL, as a laboratory specialized in integrated circuit design, carries out various studies such as digital design projects, random number generators, transceiver integrated circuit designs. It is also working on the design of a low-power secure processor for Internet of Things (IoT) systems and the design of artificial intelligence algorithms in hardware-level chip flow.

In parallel with the purpose of the ecosystem it has designed, TÜTEL offers a variety of services at the prototype and proof-of-concept level in terms of integrated circuit design, development, test and production facilities, as well as training activities. Driven by the principle of high quality service and reliability, TÜTEL continues to offer the best solutions to its customers by following the developments in the sector.

With its technological leadership, innovative solutions and strong R&D capabilities, TÜTEL continues to work with the mission of increasing interest in the field of microelectronics and awareness in this field throughout the country by offering solutions compatible with the latest technological developments in the sector.


Vision and Mission


To bring all stakeholders in the field of microelectronics together in an ecosystem, and to blend the education, design, development, testing and production infrastructure that will enable the development of critical integrated circuit technologies that our country needs, with the culture of research and innovation, and to bring them into a sustainable economy.


To establish a laboratory that is open to interaction with its counterparts operating in the international community by understanding the needs of all stakeholders related to microelectronics in our country, starting from the Eastern Marmara Region, focusing on these needs and possible opportunities. Thus, to provide services in the fields of education, design, development, testing, production and awareness that will benefit all stakeholders in the ecosystem and to ensure that our country achieves technological independence in the field of microelectronics.




BTE continues to carry out projects in areas such as cyber security, information security, software security, smart systems and software development within the scope of defense and security. 



As part of the National Combat Aircraft (MMU) Project, Avionics Information Display Software was developed. With this software, it is aimed that aircraft pilots can access important information about air attack systems and avionics quickly and accurately.

As part of the Acoustic Signal Processing System for the TCG Kınalıada Ship, an algorithm was developed for the underwater sounds of the ship.

Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security Workshop was held.

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform studies were carried out in the field of artificial intelligence. Thanks to this project, many important functions such as data analysis, forecasting and fault detection for industrial facilities became possible.

Some of the important projects started in 2022:
– THULAB Laboratory Infrastructure
– TBMM TTBS Project
– Live Speech Analysis System (CAKAS)
– Industrial Big Data Management System (EBVYS)
– Sapphire Cloud
– Sapphire Intelligence
– Helicopter Tracking System (HeliTR)
– Onboard Sonar System (BOSS)
– National Combat Aircraft (MMU) Integrated Processing Unit Project (BÜİT) Critical Components
– National Combat Aircraft (MMU) Life Support System
– DHMI-AtcTRsim Installation R&D
– DHMI AZANS CARE System Installation



While continuing the activities in the field of defense industry, in this context, the focus was on the domestic production of critical components. RF and microwave modules, chip-on-board cards, power modules and other components were produced with domestic facilities.

Some of the important projects started in 2021:
– Broadband Passive Broadcast Detection System (PARSIS)
– Multistatic Radar Capability Acquisition (MSR-YK)
– Mobile Coastal Surveillance System (MSGS)
– Multidimensional Radio Communication Signal Analysis Platform (KAŞIF) Productization
– MMU Weather Detection (WDF)
– High Power Microwave Systems (YÜGEM-SIS)
– Scandium Added Dispenser Cathode Development Project (SC-KAT)
– Sapphire Warehouse
– TAF Cloud Computing Consultancy Service
– National Production Integrated Underwater Combat Management System AKYA Torpedo Integration (MÜREN-AKYA)
– National Production Integrated Underwater Combat Management System AY Class Application AKYA Torpedo Integration (MÜREN-AY-AKYA)
– Unmanned Mine Detection Vehicle (IMTA)
– Underwater Acoustic Modem (SAM)
– Mini Autonomous Surface Vehicle (MOSA)
– Digital Underwater Telephone (DSATEL)
– National ATC R&D Project (MİLAT)



Within the scope of the “National Cloud Infrastructure Supported by International Cooperation”, studies were carried out to reduce Turkey's dependence on foreign sources in the field of cloud computing and to create a national cloud computing infrastructure.

Within the scope of the "Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Supported Financial Technologies" studies, it was aimed to increase the efficiency of companies in the financial sector by using big data and artificial intelligence technologies.

Within the scope of “Artificial Intelligence Supported Cyber Security” studies, it was aimed to research the use of artificial intelligence technologies in cyber security and to develop protection methods against cyber attacks.

Within the scope of the "Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security" studies, studies were carried out to detect cyber security vulnerabilities in industrial control systems and to eliminate these vulnerabilities.

Within the scope of the "Gaining Competence in Cyber Security" activities, it was aimed to train personnel specialized in cyber security. Within the scope of the project, cyber security trainings were given and personnel specialized in cyber security were trained.

Some of the important projects started in 2020:
– Development of Advanced Digital Radiolink Components
– DHMI – ATC Portal Project
– HumanE-AI-Net
– Customs Scanning Network Cloud Storage and Image Analysis System (GÜMSİS)
– Non-Linear Component Detection System (NLJD-LOR)
– MİLGEM Degaussing (D/G) System Supply Project



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Our Infrastructure

Integrated Circuit Training Laboratory

The Integrated Circuit Training Laboratory at TÜTEL is equipped with modern equipment to enable researchers in the sector to receive training in microelectronics. This laboratory offers practical training to acquire basic skills in integrated circuit design.

Integrated Circuit Design Laboratory

TÜTEL's Integrated Circuit Design Laboratory hosts various studies such as digital design projects, random number generators, transceiver integrated circuit designs. Innovative and unique solutions are designed using advanced design tools and simulation software.

Integrated Circuit Test Laboratory

TÜTEL's Integrated Circuit Test Laboratory is a unit where the performance and reliability tests of the designed components are performed. Equipped with advanced test equipment and analyzers, the laboratory conducts comprehensive testing processes to verify the quality and compatibility of the components.

Clean Room Systems

The clean room at TÜTEL is an environment where precision manufacturing and characterization processes of microelectronic circuits are carried out. The clean room, where dust and particles are minimized in a controlled environment, offers an ideal workspace for processes requiring high precision.


Quality management system

BTE performs quality management under the guidance of the following quality standards, which TÜBİTAK BİLGEM has adopted:
  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Standard
  • AQAP 2110 NATO Quality Assurance Requirements for Design, Development and Manufacturing
  • AQAP 2210 NATO Additional Software Quality Assurance Requirements
  • CMMI Integrated Capability Maturity Model
  • ISO 12207:2017 Software Lifecycle Processes
  • ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288:2015 System and Software Engineering – System Lifecycle Processes
  • IEEE 1220:2005 Systems Engineering Processes
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System
  • PMI PMBOK 6th Edition – Project Management
  • ANSI/EIA 649 Configuration Management
  • MIL-STD-973 Configuration Management
  • AS 9100D:2016 Aerospace and Defense Industry Requirements Quality Management System Standard


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