АО "Национальное агентство по развитию инноваций "QazInnovations"

Intermediate results of the Competition for the selection of innovative grants.

As of September 30, 2022, according to the competition for the provision of innovative grants for the commercialization of technologies, “National Agency for innovation development “QazInnovations” JSC accepted 261 applications:

Astana and Almaty – 101 applications each;

Karaganda region – 12 applications;

Almaty region – 10 applications;

Shymkent and Pavlodar region – 5 applications each;

Atyrau and Zhambyl regions – 4 applications each;

East Kazakhstan and Turkestan regions – 3 applications each;

Kostanay region – 2 applications;

Abai, Aktobe, Zhetysu, West Kazakhs,tan and Kyzylorda regions – 1 application each;

6 applications did not provide an address.

Of the 261 applications received:

– 115 applications were rejected on formal grounds (the requested amount of the innovation grant was exceeded, the project implementation period was exceeded, the information on the project was only filled in, the presentation on the project, the business structure on the project, and information on the salary of the project team was not filled out according to the structure) ;

– 146 applications were registered and sent for pitching ideas.

According to the results of pitching ideas from 146 applications:

– 65 were admitted to the stage of submission of full applications.

– 69 denied admission.

– 12 are waiting to be pitched.

Out of 65 bids admitted to the submission of full bids, 9 full bids were received.

To participate in the competition for the selection of innovative grants for the technological development of existing enterprises in the direction of “Information and Communication Technologies”, as of September 30, 2022, 4 applications were received, of which:

Astana city – 1 application.

Kostanay, Ulytau, and Turkestan regions – 1 application each.