- Published: 20 August 2018 /
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Call for applications under the 2nd round of Productive Sector Consortia Grant Program of Fostering Productive Innovation Project closed on August 6th 2018.
In total 22 applications were received in grant contest.
On PSC I grant, 8 applications were submitted for a total amount of 4,8 billion tenge, 10% of which is co-financing from business.
On PSC II, 14 applications were submitted for a total amount of 9,3 billion tenge, 42% of which is co-financing from business.
Applications will be sent to the International Science and Commercialization Board for review and evaluation.
Winners will be selected in September 2018.
According to Acting Chairman of Science Committee MoES Rakhimzhan Nurseitov: "The main purpose of this program is to bring science and business together for creation and implementation of new technologies to solve systemic problems of the industry. This program is designed to consortia consisting of industrial companies and research organizations. We look forward to a long-term effect on the economy of our country as from this Program and the Project on the whole".
In the framework of Productive Sector Consortia Grant Program there are two types of grant:
PSC I: Science-Industry Cooperative Center on the basis of scientific organization which is aimed at establishing a research center able to create applied R&D for the needs of production companies.
PSC II: Science-Industry Technology Consortium on the basis of production enterprise, which aims to create and implement innovations developed and implemented by scientific organizations.