The Promising Meeting

At the end of February, the representatives of Ulba Research Center (RC) met with the experts from Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Manarbek Kylyshkanov, head of the RC, and Mr. Igor Levanevsky, expert in science and technology of the RC, on behalf of Ulba plant. The university was represented by Mr. Yerzhan Syrgaliev, adviser to Director General, Mr. Aidar Zhakupov, Director General of NURIS, Mr. Zhandos Utegulov, Manager of the Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System (NURIS), Professor of Physics Department of the school of Science and Technology (specialist in laser measurements) and other experts in spectroscopy, chromatography, diffractometry and physical chemistry. Mr. Kylyshkanov and Mr. Syrgaliev were the initiators of the meeting.

Research and hardware capabilities of several materials» science and chemical laboratories of Nazarbayev University innovation cluster were discussed during the meeting. As a result, a decision on cooperation was made. In particular, such cooperation will enable improving quality and developing new types of products in materials science, as well as in medicine and alternative energy.

The meeting participants approved further stages for development of cooperation agreement and a list of topics for research. Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Nazarbayev University and UMP JSC has already been prepared. It stipulates the scope and principles of cooperation between the parties. The document is under consideration by the university.