Main activity of the Fund is to support potentially effective R&D companies of the international level with high practical and applied potential.
The Science Fund is a young organization that has been in existence for only 2.5 years. At the same time it has become one of the key elements in the country’s scientific and innovative system.
It is important that all accepted R&D projects were corresponding with market needs and serviced as basis to create dynamic sectors and factories. Efforts and activity of the Fund are exactly focused on attracting private resources into science to facilitate scientific work on developing new technologies required by the real sector of economy.
Priorities of investment activities of the Science Fund are identified by the Supreme R&D committee under the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. These are:
The projects are financed in the following ways:
In order to better support R&D projects the Fund has cancelled calls for proposals and set up the regulations and rules for receiving and selecting the projects on continuous basis according to the above mentioned priorities.
Source: InExCB-KZ (FP7-NCP)