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Commercialization Office
The Technology Commercialization Office of Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System provides financial and administrative support to projects with commercial potential to the market.
Commercialization Office
The Commercialization Office is created to maintain commercialization of R&D of the University and its organizations by providing consulting and organizational support to the professors, scientists and staff of the Nazarbayev University.

The Commercialization Office offers to investors:
  • Portfolio of the projects of Nazarbayev University scientists and staff;
  • Patent portfolio.

In 2013-2018 the Commercialization Office has funded 21 projects
of the scientists and teaching staff of the University in the following priority areas:

Robotics and IT
5 projects
Biomedicine
8 projects
Energy Efficiency
5 projects
New Material
3 projects

Main Activities
1
Search and Attraction of the projects
Information sessions Holding information sessions, meetings.
Since 2013, 81 applications have been submitted for consideration.
2
Project Selection Process
Rules for selecting of projects
As a result of selection, 21 projects were funded (60 applications were rejected)
3
Project Management
Organizational support and monitoring
Purchase of equipment, services and materials, attraction of consultants, organization of business trips for the projects' team members
4
Intellectual Property Management
Regulations for IP management
IP management in accordance with the laws and regulations. 3 license agreements have been already signed.
5
Obtaining Funding from External Development Institutions
Preparation of applications for grant funding and attraction of investments for the projects
6
Promotion of Projects that Received Funding
Cooperation with large international companies
Active work is carried out to promote the 3D nanotomograph, Optical fiber sensors for temperature measurement projects.
7
Development of theregulations in the field of commercialization
Development of rules and regulations governing the activities of the institution in the field of technology commercialization.
8
Holding events in the field of technology commercialization
Organization of round tables, seminars, business meetings.
Activities in the field of intellectual property management
63
Applications filed for IP protection
38
Patents granted
3
License agreements signed
3
Agreements on recurring royalties
Open licenses for 10 patents
In accordance with Clause 5 of Article 14 of the Patent Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 2 petitions have been filed with the request to publish information on the readiness of NURIS to grant to any person the right to obtain a license for the use of industrial property (open license) for 10 patents of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the bulletin.
Patent for Invention No. 31337
Scanning probe microscope combined with a device for modifying the surface of an object
The invention relates to measurement technology, in particular to devices for measuring objects using the by probe methods after nanotoming
and study of macro- and microcarrier structures at low temperatures. The invention is intended to increase functional capabilities of a scanning
probe microscope combined with an object surface modifying device and improve the image quality. A full description of the invention can be
obtained according the patent number 31337 on the website at https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention No. 31805 Surface acoustic wave amplifier
The invention relates to acoustical engineering, radio electronics and radio physics, and can be used in nanotechnology, micro- and nano-
electronic and tool engineering. The aim of said invention is to provide a surfactant based on graphene. The technical result consists in
increasing the graphene-coated surfactant amplitude on the piezoelectric chip surface. A full description of the invention can be obtained
according the patent number 31805 on the website at https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention No. 32306 Scanning probe nanotomograph comprising an optical analysis module
The invention relates to probe measurement of objects after their micro- and nanotoming. The invention is aimed at expanding the functional
capabilities of a device through an optical analysis module and providing optical observations and object studies during their cutting. A full
description of the invention can be obtained according the patent number 32306 on the website at https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention No. 31994 Method for producing gallium nitride films and a device for its implementation
The invention relates to methods for synthesizing semiconductor materials and can be used to produce qualitative gallium nitride films by
epitaxial layer growth on a substrate. The aim of said invention is to develop a new, more reliable and economical method for producing of
gallium nitride films. A full description of the invention can be obtained according the patent number 31994 on the website at
https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention No. 32542 Method for producing a nanoporous graphene
The invention relates to production processes for producing a nanoporous graphene that can be used to create nanofilters for purification and
desalination of water and biofluids, as fuel cell membranes, various biosensors and devices for micro- and nanoelectronics. A full description of
the invention can be obtained according the patent number 32542 on the website at https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 32711 Method for producing a hydrophobic material
The invention relates to producing hydrophobic free-flowing compositions used in the building materials industry for waterproofing elements of
buildings and structures, foundations, elements of hydraulic engineering devices, in the construction of dams, dikes, river mouths, for installing
road paving, asphalt laying, drainage systems, as well as for reducing filtration water losses in artificial canals and reservoirs, etc. A full
description of the invention can be obtained according the patent number 32711 on the website at https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention No. 32496 Method for distributed temperature sensing during thermal ablation of a tumor using a fibre optic temperature sensor with a linearly chirped Bragg grating
The invention relates to medicine, in particular to oncology, and it is intended for measuring temperature during thermal ablation to treat
tumors. The aim of the invention is to develop an effective and high-precision method for measuring temperature during thermal ablation in the
treatment of tumors and improve the quality of a patient's treatment by increasing the accuracy of thermal ablation to treat tumors. A full
description of the invention can be obtained according the patent number 32496 on the website at https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention No. 32359 Method for hydrophobization of diatomite sand
The invention relates to various technological chemical and physical processes, and can be used in agriculture, in particular to retain moisture on
desert lands by applying hydrophobic sand. In addition, this invention can also be used in the construction and light industries as moisture-
repellant coating for building materials and paints and varnishes. A full description of the invention can be obtained according the patent
number 32359 on the website at https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention No. 32305
Scanning probe microscope combined with a device for acting on a probe and a specimen
The invention relates to devices for probe measurement of objects after nanotoming and it is used to study the structures of biological and
polymeric samples at low temperature. The invention is aimed to increase the effectiveness of the measuring unit elements of the scanning
probe microscope, combined with the device for influencing the probe and the sample. A full description of the invention can be obtained
according the patent number 32305 on the website at https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz/
Patent for Invention No. 32307
Wide-field scanning probe microscope combined with an apparatus for modifying an object
The invention relates to the probe measurement of objects after their micro- and nanotoming. The aim of the invention is to simplify the design
of the device by combining measurement and object modification tools into one unit. The technical result of the invention consists in increasing
the resolution of measurements. A full description of the invention can be obtained according the patent number 32307 on the website at
https://gosreestr.kazpatent.kz

Activities in the field of intellectual property management
From 2012 to 2018, 63 applications were filed, including:
46 national applications
5 Eurasian applications
7 PCT applications
5 applications to the national
phase of specific countries
In 2012-2018 37? patents were granted, including:
33
national patents
4
Eurasian patents
11
valid patents

Portfolio of Commercialization Office Projects

Outcomes of Commercialization Office's activities
Data are valid as of August 1-st, 2018 г.
1
Over 80 applications for funding from scientists and employees of AEO Nazarbayev University and its organizations were processed;
2
21 projects received funding and the opportunity to proof a project's concept, to create a prototype;
3
63 applications for protection of intellectual property rights were filed;
4
38 patents were granted;
1
3 license agreements were signed: - Highenergy density ecologically friendly batteries for grid connection of renewable sources and electric vehicles;
- Pilot production of flat solar thermal collectors;
- Solar water pumping system for the remote rural areas in Kazakhstan.
2
The regulatory documents governing the selection and funding of the projects, as well as the process of working with intellectual property objects, have been developed.
3
Work is under way to prepare open licenses for 10 projects.

Our Team
Daniyar Zhumagulov
Head of Commercialization Officedzhumagulov@nu.edu.kz
+7 7172 70-61-27
Zhuldyz Zhumadilova
Senior Manager of Commercialization Officezhuldyz.zhumadilova@nu.edu.kz
+7 7172 69-45-59
Madi Suyundukov
Intellectual Property Managermadi.suyundukov@nu.edu.kz
+7 7172 70-58-25
Zhalgas Tolybayev
Intellectual Property Managerzhalgas.tolybayev@nu.edu.kz
+7 7172 70-63-82
Aya Shayakhmetova
Manager
aya.shayakhmetova@nu.edu.kz
+7 7172 70-62-72
Aziza Sadvakassova
Project administrator
aziza.sadvakassova@nu.edu.kz
+7 7172 70-61-59
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