The Palace of Art "Shabyt" hosted the annual Republican competition of achievements in the field of invention "Shapagat ", Astana, May 22, 2014.
The objectives of the competition: increase the role of intellectual property in the Republic of Kazakhstan, improve the image of inventors by recognizing their merits and contribution to the innovative development of the country, promote investment in inventive and innovative areas, attract and enhance public recognition of inventors and their work.
The competition was held in accordance with the "Rules of the Republican contest of achievements in the field of invention "Shapagat" approved by the Order of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 79 from 10.03.2010, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 77/1 from 22.02.2010, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 74 from 10.03.2010.
The competition was held in the following categories:
- "Invention of the Year " - three awards
- "Woman Inventor" - two awards
- "The youngest inventor"
- "The most active inventor"
- "Young talent"
The awards ceremony was held within the VII Astana Economic Forum.
The Minister of Education and Science A.B. Sarinzhipov took part in the awards ceremony. The Minister congratulated the participants and awarded inventors a valuable statuette "Shapagat", diploma and cash prizes.
A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University was awarded a diploma "For the contribution to the innovative development of Kazakhstan".