The Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as part of the Fostering Productive Innovation Project, announces extension for the call of proposals within the framework of the Inclusive Innovation Consortia Grant Program.
The grant program is aimed at linking science and business in order to create and implement innovative solutions (products, services and technologies) with strong social value and sustainable commercial potential to achieve the sustainable development goals.
Requirements for applicants:
The Consortium consists of one or more commercial organizations or non-profit organizations (with the right of entrepreneurial activity), the main activity of which corresponds to the goals and objectives of the implemented project, and one (1) or more scientific organizations. Research organizations and enterprises should not be affiliated with each other.
The maximum grant amount is 150 million tenge, the implementation period is up to 12 months.
Co-financing should be at minimum 10% of the grant amount.
Applications are accepted until October 2, 2023, 18.00 Astana time*.
Upon completion of the grant program, the consortia that received funding must provide commercialization of at least 10% of the grant received and achieve a specific, measurable, substantial social effect.
For more information about the grant program, see the Inclusive Innovation Consortia Grant Manual at the following link Grant competition documentation.
Applications are submitted via the Astanahub electronic portal at the following link: https://astanahub.com/ru/gup-grant-programs in English, Kazakh and/or Russian.
It is mandatory to fill in the application form in English, as the projects are examined by international experts in English.
Applicants must carefully read and comply with all requirements of the Grant Manual.
All requirements must be strictly adhered to. Applications that do not comply with the rules for participation will be rejected and will not be accepted for consideration.
Before completing the application, please carefully read the environmental requirements for the subprojects and the list of activities ineligible for funding under the Project.
* application deadline can be extended as agreed with the World Bank.