The «Startup Kazakhstan» contest was successfully held at the Astana Business Campus Technopark on the territory of the Nazarbayev University

June 25, 2016

The Technology Festival was held in the Astana Business Campus Technopark on the territory of the Nazarbayev University of «Tech Garden Summer FEST» on June 25, 2016. During the event, representatives of the PI "Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System" and «Almaty Tech Garden» presented «Startup Kazakhstan» International Programme. The presentation of the program was attended by Akim of Astana Asset Issekeshev, Vice Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Yerlan Khairov, President at Nazarbayev University Shigeo Katsu, General Director of the Autonomous Cluster Fund "Park of Innovative Technologies» (Almaty Tech Garden) Sanzhar Kettebekov, CEO at Astana International Financial Center Authority Nurlan Kussainov, General Director of "Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System" (NURIS) PI Aidar Zhakupov, as well as Kazakhstani and international experts, representatives of small and medium - sized enterprises, young scientists and innovators.

 

In addition, the festival participants attended a series of international and Kazakh experts’ workshops, who shared their professional advice and answer questions from the audience.

 

The organizer of this event was Autonomous Cluster Fund "Park of innovative technologies» acting under the brand “Almaty Tech Garden”, supported by Astana Business Campus Innovative Cluster of the Nazarbayev University.

 

A memorandum of cooperation between Autonomous Cluster Fund "Park of Innovative Technologies" and "Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System" (NURIS) PI has been signed in the frame of the Festival. The memorandum is aimed at further development of mutually beneficial cooperation and joint implementation of innovative programs. In particular, companies intend to cooperate in the development of scientific and technical potential, as well as conducting joint studies and activities. Autonomous Cluster Fund "Park of Innovative Technologies" Almaty Tech Garden, Astana Business Campus Innovative Cluster of the Nazarbayev University and "Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System" PI will make every effort to achieve the expected results of mutually beneficial cooperation.

Video report is available here.