Tübitak – The scientific and technological research council of Turkey (Turkey)

Tübitak – The scientific and technological research council of Turkey (Turkey)

The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) – Center of Research for Informatics and Information Security, Advanced Technologies (BILGEM) is the leading research institute fulfilling the demands of Turkey in the field of Information Security Technology and Electronics. BILGEM performs security and conformity tests of various communication systems and equipments to define new national standards and to improve the quality and the security of communication. Having various departments concentrating on different application areas including security, electronics, optics, signal processing, radar systems, semiconductor technologies, acoustics, language processing, speech processing and e-Technologies, BILGEM serves both private and government sectors as the main provider of not only security solutions but also signal processing applications in Turkey and EU and acts as an advisory authority on several national and international boards. The employees of BILGEM, 76% of which consists of researchers, have all adopted the common ideal of “Becoming an international technology and production center that pioneers the development of new technologies in communications and advanced electronics areas”. BILGEM contributes to universal science by incorporating the universities into the ongoing projects and encouraging its researchers for academic career development opportunities. BILGEM has the richest library in the areas of cryptology and information security in the country as well. The researchers and the management both believe in modern management systems. As a results of this, the institute has been awarded the ISO 9001-2000, AQAP-2110, AQAP-2130, AQAP-160, and its EMI/EMC and the Common Criteria Test Centers and the Public Certification Authority have been accredited by the Turkish Accreditation Agency with BS 7799/2002, TS/EN ISO/IEC 17025:2000 and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certifications respectively.