On December 19, 2019, in Kostanay, on the initiative of the SEC “Tobol”, a round table was held with representatives of higher educational institutions of the Kostanay region with the participation of the public institution “Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System” (NURIS).
The round table was opened by Director of the Innovation Support Center of SEC “Tobol” Bekbergen A.E. The program of the round table was announced, the order of the meeting was determined.
The round table consisted of a series of discussions on topics of importance to participants related to the effectiveness of the infrastructure for supporting youth entrepreneurship created in the region, the prospects for developing student startup projects, the results achieved and the main difficulties. Within the framework of the round table, the representative of NURIS (A. Daribayev, Director for Innovation Development) presented the concept of the Startup School Organization Program in the regions of Kazakhstan for 2020. In addition, representatives of NURIS (D. Zhumagulov, director of the commercialization office, D. Berdykhanova, director of the contract research office) acquainted the participants of the round table with experience in creating commercialization and intellectual property management systems, practical recommendations for creating a commercialization office.
Expressing the need to discuss pressing issues of education, such as training competitive personnel for the economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as achieving one of the main goals of the state, creating an effective training system, facilitating employment, and promoting the development of youth entrepreneurship, the round table participants:
– noted that at the current stage of development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, taking into account the need for the development of youth entrepreneurship, universities should focus on the development of a model of an entrepreneurial university;
– emphasized the importance of developing a methodology for entrepreneurial education;
– We are convinced that the process of development and support of entrepreneurial education in the region should be carried out in cooperation and with the support of Atameken Scientific and Production Enterprise, Tobol SEC, Nazarbayev University, as well as representatives of Kazakhstani business;
– emphasized that the development of entrepreneurial universities in the region will contribute to increasing the competitiveness of universities and the growth of the national economy in accordance with the new economic policy of Kazakhstan “Nurlyzhol”.