Project procurement

Announcement

February 12, 2019

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Country: KAZAKHSTAN

Project: KAZAKHSTAN FOSTERING PRODUCTIVE INNOVATION PROJECT

Loan No.:                  8463-KZ

Project ID:                 150402

Contract                     № KZFPIP/CS/QCBS -3 – 01 

Assignment Title:      Consolidation of the Technology Commercialization Cycle: establishing the capacity of Technology Transfer Offices at Kazakhstan Universities, establishment and operation of Technology Acceleration Offices outside of Kazakhstan, support and monitoring of the local brokerage team

The Republic of Kazakhstan has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Fostering Productive Innovation Project (“FPIP”), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

 The consulting services (“the Services”) include supporting consolidation of the Technology Commercialization Cycle through:

  • support Senior Scientist and Junior Researcher Groups’ sub-projects selected in 2016 and 2017 and, if necessary, other sub-projects of FPIP and technology commercialization projects from market in bringing technological and innovative ideas to commercial projects, for signing licensing agreements and / or agreements on transferring intellectual property right, as well as bringing technology enterprises to the level of commercial sales with the support of Consultant’s technology brokerage team;
  • establishment and operation of Technology Acceleration Offices/Teams outside of Kazakhstan;
  • enhancing the capacity of existing Technology Transfer Offices at major Kazakhstan universities through specialized training activities. Selected TTOs with the highest potential (TTO Network Core) will receive comprehensive technical support for improvement of quality of services, business processes and integration into technology commercialization systems of its head organization/university.

The expected duration of the Assignment is till December 31, 2020.

The Science Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science, an Implementing Agency (hereinafter – the Client) now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services (but not individual experts’ bio data).

 

The shortlisting criteria are:

  1.  At least 5 years of experience in providing consulting services, training, mentoring, marketing in the field of technology commercialization, with adequate resources.
  2.  At least 3 years of experience in providing services on intellectual property to a third-party organization on a commercial basis; concluding license agreements on the use of rights and contracts on the assignment of rights of intellectual property in the amount of not less than 6 agreements/ contracts.
  3.  At least one year of experience in the field of technology commercialization in industrial and emerging markets, in the field of strengthening the capacity of enterprises / start-ups on technology commercialization in at least one of the CIS countries.
  4.  Experience in working with Government officials, entrepreneurs, inventors, developers, investors, venture capitalists, researchers and scientists in the field of technology commercialization and IP management.

 

Expressions of Interest shall be limited to no more than 15 pages.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011, revised in July 2014 edition,  (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. 

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a subconsultancy to enhance their qualifications. The type of association must be clearly indicated in the expression of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality- and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09.00 to 18.00 (Astana time), Monday - Friday.

Expressions of interest marked as “Consolidation of the Technology Commercialization Cycle: establishing the capacity of Technology Transfer Offices at Kazakhstan Universities, establishment and operation of Technology Acceleration Offices outside of Kazakhstan, support and monitoring of the local brokerage team” must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) no later 18.00 (Astana time) March 4, 2019.


Project Management Unit of the Science Committee

Fostering Productive Innovations Project

Attn: Mrs. Nuriya Kaulanova,

Procurement Specialist,

Mr. Alan Utegulov,

PMU Senior Manager of Component 3

Mr. Mambetov Karasay,

PMU Manager of Component 3

41 Tauelsizdik Avenue

Business Center “Silk Way Center”, Floor 5

010000 Astana, Kazakhstan

Tel: +7(7172)277127, +7(7172)239066

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Announcement

January 23, 2019

Tender for procurement of services for organization of trips outside the Republic of Kazakhstan for exchange of experience in creating ESVC Fund.

In order to implement the Fostering Productive Innovation Project in the framework of the Loan Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development as of June 9, 2015 No. 8463-KZ, ratified on February 2, 2016, a tender on organizing trips outside the Republic of Kazakhstan to exchange experience in creating ESVC Fund.

Expected service delivery period is December 31, 2019 (inclusive).

Your price offer can be sent by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or delivered personally to the following address: 010000, Astana, 41 Tauelsizdik Ave., 41, SILK WAY Business Center, 5th floor, office 507, Project Management Unit for Fostering Productive Innovation Project.

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Announcement

October 02, 2018

Within the framework of Fostering Productive Innovation Project

“Commerce Office of the Republican state enterprise on the right of economic management “M. Utemissov West Kazakhstan State University” announces a tender for services on English training to scientists and staff of TCO/TTOs.

Within the framework of Fostering Productive Innovation Project under the Loan Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development dated June 9th 2015 №8463-KZ ratified on February 2nd 2016 announces a tender for English training services for scientists and staff of TCO/TTOs.

Expected period of services is 18 months from the date of signing the contract and covers 4 levels on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages from elementary level to proficiency with mandatory training and taking minimum IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 72.

Expressions of interest are accepted until 18:00 (Astana time) 16th of October 2018 by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with mandatory sending copies to e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You must specify Subject line: "Selection of consultants for provision of services on teaching English to scientists and TCO/TTO staff of “Commerce Office of the Republican state enterprise on the right of economic management “M. Utemissov West Kazakhstan State University”".

You should attach the resume of the company and information demonstrating that company has necessary qualification and appropriate experience for executing the services.

Interested consultants (language schools) can receive further information by contacts listed below during working hours from 9.00 to 18.00 (Astana time).

Contact details of Grantee: “Commerce Office of the Republican state enterprise on the right of economic management “M. Utemissov West Kazakhstan State University”

Address: Kazakhstan, 090000, Uralsk, Dostyk-Druzhba avenue, 162  

Responsible persons: Akhmedenov Kazhmurat – vice-rector for science and international relations,  Imashev Eduard – acting as head of science and international relations department.

Phone: +7 775 2356522

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact details of Fostering Productive Innovation Project

Address: Kazakhstan, Astana, 010000 Astana, Tauelsizdik Street., 41, 5th floor, office 508

Responsible persons:

Project Procurement specialist - Kaulanova Nuria

Senior Manager of Component 3 – Utegulov Alan

Manager of Component 3 – Mambetov Karassay

Tel: 87172277127; 87172277130

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Announcement

September 05, 2018

Within the framework of Fostering Productive Innovation Project “Technology Transfer Office of the Republican state enterprise on the right of economic management “M. Auezov South Kazakhstan State University” announces a tender for services on English training to scientists and staff of TCO/TTOs.

Within the framework of Fostering Productive Innovation Project under the Loan Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development dated June 9th 2015 №8463-KZ ratified on February 2nd 2016 announces a tender for English training services for scientists and staff of TCO/TTOs.

Expected period of services is 18 months from the date of signing the contract and covers 3 levels on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages from elementary level to upper intermediate with mandatory training and taking minimum IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 72.

Expressions of interest are accepted until 18:00 (Astana time) 19th of September 2018 by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with mandatory sending copies to e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You must specify Subject line: "Selection of consultants for provision of services on teaching English to scientists and TCO/TTO staff of “Technology Transfer Office of the Republican state enterprise on the right of economic management “M. Auezov South Kazakhstan State University”

You should attach the resume of the company and information demonstrating that company has necessary qualification and appropriate experience for executing the services.

Interested consultants (language schools) can receive further information by contacts listed below during working hours from 9.00 to 18.00 (Astana time).

Contact details of Grantee: “Technology Transfer Office of the Republican state enterprise on the right of economic management “M. Auezov South Kazakhstan State University”

Address: Kazakhstan, Shymkent, 100012, Tauke khan avenue, 5  

Responsible persons: Ortayev Arsen, head of Technology Transfer Office, Ashirbayev Zhandos, manager of Sector for receipt of licensing documents

Phone: +7 705 687 9945, +7 747 814 3838

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Contact details of Fostering Productive Innovation Project

Address: Kazakhstan, Astana, 010000 Astana, Tauelsizdik Street., 41, 5th floor, office 508

Responsible persons:

Project Procurement specialist - Kaplanova Nuria

Senior Manager of Component 3 – Utegulov Alan

Manager of Component 3 – Mambetov Karassay

Tel: 87172277127; 87172277130

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Announcement

September 05, 2018

Within the framework of Fostering Productive Innovation Project Kazakh National Agrarian University announces a tender for services on English training to scientists and staff of TCO/TTOs.

Within the framework of Fostering Productive Innovation Project under the Loan Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development dated June 9th 2015 №8463-KZ ratified on February 2nd 2016 announces a tender for English training services for scientists and staff of TCO/TTOs.

Expected period of services is 18 months from the date of signing the contract and covers 3 levels on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages from elementary level to upper intermediate with mandatory training and taking minimum IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 72.

Expressions of interest are accepted until 18:00 (Astana time) 19th of September 2018 by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with mandatory sending copies to e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You must specify Subject line: "Selection of consultants for provision of services on teaching English to scientists and TCO/TTO staff of Kazakh National Agrarian University.

You should attach the resume of the company and information demonstrating that company has necessary qualification and appropriate experience for executing the services.

Interested consultants (language schools) can receive further information by contacts listed below during working hours from 9.00 to 18.00 (Astana time).

Contact details of Kazakh National Agrarian University:

Address: Kazakhstan, Almaty, 050010, Abai avenue, 8, office 31

Responsible persons: Temirbek Saule Kayumovna

Phone: 8-727-262-09-32; 8-707-440-28-23

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact details of Fostering Productive Innovation Project

Address: Kazakhstan, Astana, 010000 Astana, Tauelsizdik Street., 41, 5th floor, office 508

Responsible persons:

Project Procurement specialist - Kaplanova Nuria

Senior Manager of Component 3 – Utegulov Alan

Manager of Component 3 – Mambetov Karassay

Tel: 87172277127; 87172277130

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Annex 1 - download

Annex 2 - download

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