JSC "Samruk-Kazyna" will support the research and developments of Kazakhstani scientists

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28 May 2021

JSC "Samruk-Kazyna" expands partnership with Kazakhstan science. On May 28, an online meeting of the Presidium of the Kazakhstan National Academy of Natural Sciences (KazNANS) was held in the office of the Fund with the participation of representatives of the scientific community. The participants discussed opportunities for interaction between business and science in order to implement and scale the developments of domestic scientists.

In accordance with the law "On Sovereign Wealth Fund", the support of innovative activities, promotion, development and implemention of new technologies are priorities for JSC "Samruk-Kazyna". The Fund develops sustainable partnerships with Kazakhstani scientists.

Vladimir Shkolnik, First Vice-President of KazNANS, presented his proposals for the development of scientific activities at the enterprises of the Fund group.   Zhanna Kurmangaliyeva, Chairman of the Science Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, made a report on the planned changes in law and principles for the development of science and applied research.

Chairman of the Board of JSC "Science Fund" Aryn Orsariyev elaborated on the mechanisms of commercialization of the results of scientific and scientific-technical activities (RSTA). So, since 2016, more than 100 knowledge-based industries have been launched, which reached the sales stage at the level of 9.2 billion tenge.    

At the end of the meeting, Abdurassul Zharmenov, Head of the RSE "NC CPMRM RK", told about the prospective projects for the mining and metallurgical industry.

Chairman of the Board of JSC "Samruk-Kazyna", Almassadam Satkaliyev, noted: "We see a huge potential for using the developments of Kazakhstani scientists, and we also adopt the best world practices. For this purpose, the Scientific and Technical Council of the Fund has been formed and instructions to make practical proposals have been given to portfolio companies".

Following the meeting, memorandums of cooperation were signed between JSC "Samruk-Kazyna", KazNANS and the Science Fund.