The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter - the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan) announces amendments to the Tender Documentation for program-targeted funding for scientific and (or) scientific and technical programs for 2021-2023 in priority areas of science development:

Rational use of natural resources, animal and plant life, ecology; Geology, extraction and processing of mineral and hydrocarbon raw materials, new materials, technology, safe products and structures; Scientific research in the field of natural sciences; Life and health science; Energy and mechanical engineering; Information, communication and space technologies; Research in the field of social and humanitarian sciences; National Security and defense and specialized scientific areas according to the Tender Documentation.

The tender documentation in the new version is available on the website of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (https://www.gov.kz/memleket/entities/edu) and on the website of the Committee of Science (https://www.gov.kz/memleket/entities/sc). Responsible person who provides explanations on the tender documentation and registration of the application - Laura Koishygulova, phone 8 (7172) 74-24-68, for financial issues-Kaldekenova Zamzagul Dalabaevna, phone-8 (7172) 74-27-64, for legal issues – Mozhanova Albina 8 (7172) 74-24-67. Call center – 1450. Opening hours: Mon. - Fri., 9: 00-18: 30 h., lunch 13: 00-14: 30 h.

Call center for working with the information system of JSC "NCSTE" (is.ncste.kz) for registration of applications and receipt of IRN: 8-727-355-50-01 (ext. 210, 216, 217, 218, 219, 221, 224, 226, 227, 228, 229, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236). Opening hours: Mon. - Fri., 9: 00-18: 30, lunch 13: 00-14: 30.

Competitive applications are submitted to the Committee of Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in electronic form, certified by the electronic digital signature of the scientific director of the program and the applicant, through the information system of JSC "NCSTE" at the link: https://is.ncste.kz. The start of accepting applications is from March 12, 2021.

The deadline for submitting applications is April 30, 2021 (inclusive).