Creative ideas are brought into the industry with the Future of Automotive Design 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 as it is a competition where a wide audience, including professionals working in the sector, researchers, academics, students studying in related fields and automotive enthusiasts, can put forward their creative ideas. The award ceremony of the competition, organized for the 11th time this year with the theme of “Charging and Battery Technology Solutions”, was held on October 25, 2022 at Bursa Uludağ University. A total of 500 thousand TL was awarded to 5 projects that ranked in the competition. In addition to the cash prizes in the competition, the winners also received overseas education support, the opportunity to benefit from ITU Çekirdek Incubation Program, Patent Registration award with the sponsorship of Adres Patent company, OPINA Project with the sponsorship of Istanbul Okan University, technological mentoring on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and training on OPINA infrastructure. Prof. Dr. Orhan Alankuş, OPINA Operations Coordination Unit Manager, participated in the event moderated by Technology and Trend Hunter Serdar Kuzuloğlu with a presentation on the OPINA Project, Prof. Dr. Alankuş stated that within the competition applications, OPINA infrastructure support can be provided for projects involving electric, connected, and autonomous vehicles.