Press release

On October 13, 2023, a meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council under the Board of National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC (hereinafter referred to as STC) was held with an updated composition, chaired by the Managing Director for Strategy and Asset Management of the Fund, Ernat Berdigulov.

During the meeting, the activities of the Center for Scientific and Technological Initiatives “Samgau” were presented and scientific projects that were examined within the framework of the procedures for selection and examination of research and development projects (R&D) were considered. The following scientific projects were considered:

• “Improving the quality of circulating water supply, reclamation of oil-contaminated lands of ANPZ LLP” using complex activated aluminum reagents. This project is aimed at improving the quality of wastewater treatment and purification, as well as restoring land contaminated with oil in the area of the ANPZ LLP oil refinery.

• “Production of high quality materials from local kaolin for environmental applications.” The project focuses on the development and production of environmentally friendly kaolin-based materials that can be used in various environmental areas.

• “New insecticidal compositions based on industrial (sulphur-containing) waste recycling products.” The project aims to develop new insecticides (insect control products) based on the recycling of industrial waste, including those containing sulfur.

These scientific projects represent important activities in the field of scientific and technical production and have a significant impact on various aspects of the economy and ecology in those regions in which manufacturing companies belonging to the Samruk-Kazyna Group of Companies of the National Welfare Fund are located.

For reference: The Center for Scientific and Technological Initiatives “Samgau” was created in 2022 under the Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund on behalf of the Head of State K.K. Tokayev. Its tasks include systematic cooperation with the scientific community to introduce scientific developments into production