TUBITAK, Marmara Research Centre (TUBITAK)

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. The contract-based projects are the key factors of business resulting demonstrations and system integration through new product development. There exist 7 research institutes under the frame of TUBITAK Marmara Research Centre and Energy Institute is one of them.
The vision of EI is “to be the pioneer and leading research institute in the field of energy in Turkey.” The mission statement of EI is “to contribute to the global competitiveness and sustainable development of Turkey by developing new, advanced energy technologies and energy conservation measures.” The strategic objectives established to fulfil this mission are:
• Establishment of a broad and deep understanding of related technologies;
• Technology development, including design and prototyping activities; and
• Transferring of knowledge to industrial production lines and decision makers

The Institute, in accordance with other TUBITAK departments, cooperates with national and international institutions on science and technology projects, constantly develops its infrastructure and capabilities.
By forming research teams, the Institute performs studies on the areas below and accomplishes prototypes/process/pilot or lab scale systems through these studies:
-Thermal Power Plant Technologies
-Combustion and Gasification Technologies
-Gas Technologies
-Fuel Cell Technologies
-Fuel Analysis
-Power Electronics
-Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicles
-Battery Technologies
-Power Sytems Information Technologies
-Converter Technologies
-Power Systems Analyzing and Planing
-Automation Technologies

Mail Address

Barýþ Mah. Dr. Zeki Acar Cad. No:1 P.K. 21
41470 Gebze Kocaeli,

Visiting Address

Barýþ Mah. Dr. Zeki Acar Cad. No:1 P.K. 21
41470 Gebze Kocaeli,


+90 262 677 2706

Telephone Alternate

+90 262 677 2700


+90 262 641 2309


Name/Number Location Operating Pressure Orientation
BRISK 28.1 Fixed Bed Downdraft Gasifier Turkey ATMOSPHERIC VERTICAL
BRISK 28.2 Fixed Bed Gasifier (Pilot scale) Turkey ATMOSPHERIC VERTICAL
BRISK 28.3 Fluid Bed Gasifier (Lab scale) Turkey ATMOSPHERIC VERTICAL
BRISK 28.4 Fluid Bed Gasifier (Pilot Scale) Turkey ATMOSPHERIC VERTICAL