The PSC Grant Program will support consortia between industrial firms, universities, and scientific organizations. The projects will develop, transfer, commercialize, and put into industrial production new technologies in priority productive sectors in Kazakhstan. Participation of international partners is encouraged.
The following Consortium types will be supported: a) PSC I: Industry – Science Cooperative Center and b) PSC II: Industry – Science Technology Consortium. The following Grant types will be issued:
a) PSC I Planning Grant: maximum amount of 6.5 million tenge for the period of up to five (5) months. Up to 20 Planning Grants are anticipated to be issued.
b) PSC I Grant: maximum amount of 650 million tenge for the period of up to three (3) years. Prior to submission for a PSC I Grant, the applicants must apply for and successfully complete a PSC I Planning Grant.
c) PSC II Grant: maximum amount of 650 million tenge for the period of up to three (3) years.