Creative ideas are brought into the industry with the Future of Automotive competitions which have been held continuously since 2012 by the Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters’ Association (OIB) under the coordination of the Turkish Exporters Assembly with the support of the Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Trade. The Future of Automotive Design Competition, where innovative ideas, designs and projects are presented, is of great importance since a wide audience, including professionals working in the sector, researchers, academics, students studying in related branches and automotive enthusiasts, can put forward their creative ideas. The award ceremony of the competition, which was held for the 11th time this year with the theme of “Charging and Battery Technologies Solutions”, held on October 25 at Bursa Uludağ University. A total of 500 thousand TL monetary award to the 5 projects were ranked in the competition. In addition to the monetary awards to be distributed in the competition, some awards such as education support abroad, the opportunity to benefit from the ITU Çekirdek Incubation Programme, the Patent Registration award with the sponsorship of Adres Patent firm, technological mentorship on the OPINA Project Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and training on the OPINA infrastructure with the sponsorship of Istanbul Okan Universitywere given. In the event to be moderated by Technology and Trend Hunter Mr Serdar Kuzuloğlu, OPINA Operation Coordination Unit Director Prof. Dr. Orhan Alankuş participated to the event with his detailed presentation on the OPINA Project.