05.06.2023, 16:00 32001

The Ministry of Trade and Integration and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University agreed to implement scientific developments

The Ministry of Trade and Integration and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University agreed to implement scientific developments
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Vice-Minister of Trade and Integration Kairat Torebayev and Chairman of the Board - Rector of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Zhanseit Tuimebayev discussed cooperation in promoting scientific projects that have been commercialized, as well as training specialists in the field of international trade. In the development of the agreements, the parties signed a memorandum of cooperation, press service of the Ministry of Trade and Integration reports.

As explained by Kairat Torebayev, the document provides for joint implementation of innovative projects, exchange of information on the development of non-primary exports, training of small and medium-sized businesses to enter foreign markets.

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is one of the country's leading universities in the field of science and technology. Our joint efforts will be aimed at promoting innovative products through QazTrade and Kazakhexport tools. This includes participation in trade and economic missions, a program to bring to the largest electronic trading platforms, as well as reimbursement of part of the costs of certification. One of the main priorities of cooperation will be training within the framework of QazTradeAcademy. We will teach both students and startups the rules for entering international markets", - the Vice Minister of Trade and Integration said.

In turn, Zhanseit Tuimebayev presented the scientific infrastructure of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and spoke about promising scientific projects prepared within the walls of the university.

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University has more than 100 innovative projects developed by scientists. Now we are working on the commercialization of these scientific projects. The joint initiative will be aimed at further development of the university scientists' developments. The results of university science should benefit the country's economy and society as a whole", - said the rector of the university.

Within the framework of the meeting, representatives of the Ministry of Trade and Integration visited the Research center of Medicinal Plants of the University, the Center for Procedural Innovations and the al-Farabi Library, where scientific projects of university scientists were presented.

According to the head of the educational platform of QazTrade Academy Ainur Amirbekova, one of the main areas of cooperation between QazTrade and the University is training within the framework of QazTrade Academy (www.qaztradeacademy.kz ).

We plan to develop new training programs for small and medium-sized businesses in the field of export and international trade. In addition, we will train specialists in the field of trade and introduce our training programs into the University curriculum. Our active work with universities and innovation centers is aimed at supporting the export of innovations in Kazakhstan. For example, we recently conducted trainings for startups of KBTU innovative projects on the curriculum developed jointly with the International Trade Center within the framework of the "Ready4Trade Central Asia" project. We are also cooperating with Astana Hub to implement our programs and joint training of Astana Hub residents and exporters of Kazakhstan", -Ainur Amirbekova said.


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