International Science Council to be created in Kazakhstan

15 August 2016, 22:37
Фото: kazfin.kz

Kazakhstan will create the International Science Council. This was announced by the World Bank Country Manager Yeraly Beksultan at a press conference in the CCS.  

The International Council will be formed within the project "Promoting productive innovation" aimed at supporting and enhancing the effectiveness of Kazakhstan's science and innovation. The council will include seven scientists and experts of international class and 2 national scientists.

"The purpose of this Board is to provide independent and high-quality selection of projects, as well as to support the selected projects and to achieve certain results. The Council will be very useful advisory body and can be used to solve other issues related to the development of science and education, as well as open additional opportunities for cooperation at the global level," he said.

The International Council functions include selection of proposals and monitoring of research projects funded by grants. In addition, the Council will evaluate the results of the efficiency of research and development projects and works on commercialization, as well as to monitor their implementation.