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29 September 2018 in the International Technopark of IT-startups "ASTANA HUB"
with the support of the Science Committee MoES RK, in the framework of the World Bank's
Fostering Productive Innovation Project the first Technology Brokerage Event "Astana Technology Commercialization Point 2018" was held, where within a two-minute pitching start-up companies attracted potential investors and partners.
One of the special guests of the event was the Permanent Representative of the World Bank Mr. Ato Brown. Mr. Ato Brown for more than 25 years has worked on projects funded by the World Bank and other international financial organizations, covering a number of areas for development, including reforms in in infrastructure and public utilities, private sector engagement in provision of services, innovative funding services, development of urban and rural areas and social protection in the Middle East and Africa, Asia and Latin America.
This event is aimed promoting local products and technologies to foreign markets. A panel discussion was organized within ATCP, where participants discussed the problems that start-up companies face related to commercialization and market entry.
In addition to startups the meeting was attended by invited by technology companies which shared their success stories of bringing products to international markets.
The event was organized by Public Union "Alliance Technology Commercialization Professionals"
Technology Brokerage Event "Astana Technology Commercialization Point 2018" is a professional networking event for ventures for gathering all stakeholders of technology commercialization on one platform, including innovation companies, new technology developers, business representatives, investors and other stakeholders for building partnerships and cooperation, and experience-sharing.
Fostering Productive Innovation Project is a joint project of the Government of Kazakhstan represented by MoES and the World Bank aimed at stimulating a highly intellectual environment and commercialization of Kazakhstani R&Ds.