The official ceremony of awarding TOP-10 of “Kazakhstani innovative companies ranking” was held during the XII Innovative Congress on November 28, 2017 in Almaty city.
The project was organized by the National Agency for Technological Development in cooperation with business incubator MOST and with support of Chevron in order to identify rapidly developing Kazakhstani companies with the highest innovative activity and to boost interest in transition to digitization.
Representatives of UNICEF, World Bank, the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, "National Infocommunication Holding Company "Zerde" JSC and the business incubator MOST acted as rating experts.
The three leaders were determined in line with the established criteria. The first is “NREC ERG” LLP (Eurasian Group), KunTech is the second and “Samruk-Energy” JSC is the third.
Next positions were taken by “NAC “Kazatomprom” JSC, SPC RST “Sapa”, Beeline Kazakhstan, Tau Innovative Solutions, “BBC Engineering” LLP, Mercury Properties and “PolyTech Electronics” LLP.
The rating was determined from the middle of September 2017 by analyzing the statistical data provided by companies, information on implemented projects, information gathered by the organizers and provided on an initiative basis. The maximum score was 10.56 points, which shows an emerging understanding of the innovative activity of Kazakhstani companies.
The organizers do not rule out the fact that there may be changes in the future as regards the evaluation criteria, concept and methodology of ranking which was conducted in Kazakhstan for the first time.