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Science & Technology

05.07.2017

On June 30, the sixth Innovation Forum will be held in Almaty. More than 500 Kazakh and foreign experts and start-upers engaged in the field of innovative technologies will take part in this event. Representatives of the mayor's office of the southern capital of Kazakhstan announced the news at the Central Communications Office in Astana on June 26. They also described the main features of the forum. It will be held in the territory of the exhibition complex “Atakent.” The main theme of the event is the new concept “Innovation 4.0.”

 

05.07.2017

On June 30, the sixth Innovation Forum will be held in Almaty. More than 500 Kazakh and foreign experts and start-upers engaged in the field of innovative technologies will take part in this event. Representatives of the mayor's office of the southern capital of Kazakhstan announced the news at the Central Communications Office in Astana on June 26. They also described the main features of the forum. It will be held in the territory of the exhibition complex “Atakent.” The main theme of the event is the new concept “Innovation 4.0.”

 

20.06.2017

Tajikistan has seen the presentation of the Digital CASA project. It's based on the idea of connecting South and Central Asia with a single fiber-optic line. A number of international financial institutions have already announced their desire to participate in financing the program, including the World Bank. In fact, Digital CASA can be called an analog of the energy project called CASA-1000, since it is of similar significance for the region.

 

20.06.2017

As an experiment, solar panels have been installed on the roofs of five bus stops in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana. The purpose of this pilot project is to unload the city's electric grids through the energy savings obtained from alternative sources. “Solar batteries installed on the roofs of bus stops accumulate daylight, which allows to light such stops at night without having to connect them to external power networks. Such a power unit can accumulate almost 800 watts a day,” the press service of the city administration of Astana reported.

 

19.06.2017

The Uzbek Minister of Internal Affairs, Major-General Abdusalom Azizov and the delegation of CASIC (Chinese Aerospace Research and Industrial Corporation) have discussed the introduction of the “Safe City” system in Tashkent. According to the press service of the Uzbek Interior Ministry, Azizov said this visit is a consistent continuation of bilateral cooperation of the friendly countries, which received a new impetus after the recent visit of the Uzbek president to China.

14.06.2017

Russia and Kazakhstan will accelerate joint work at the Baikonur cosmodrome to create a new rocket and space complex “Baiterek.” According to the press service of the state corporation “Roskosmos,” this decision was taken on the results of the fifth meeting of the intergovernmental Russian-Kazakh commission on the Baikonur space complex.

13.06.2017

On June 11, Astana hosted the ministerial conference “Ensuring Sustainable Energy Development” as a prelude to the eighth international sustainable energy development forum. These two events are to last for four days until June 14.

02.06.2017

In 2018, the starting complexes of the Zenit launch vehicle situated at the Baikonur Cosmodrome will be transferred from the Russian lease to the ownership of Kazakhstan. In addition, Kazakhstan will also be transferred the supporting infrastructure. Plans are afoot to use it to launch the “Sunkar” rockets and the new Russian space ship “Federation.” This news was reported by “Kazkosmos” (the Aerospace Committee under the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan).

 

25.05.2017

In the near future, Kazakhstan intends to discuss with Russia the further use of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, and to begin joint development of a medium-range missile. According to Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Rogozin, in a few days the parties will begin to consider the further use of the Baikonur Cosmodrome within the Baiterek project. Kazakhstan intends to participate in the reconstruction of the launching table financially, after which the development of the new missile will begin.

 

19.05.2017

By the end of 2017, Uzbekistan may cancel the so-called “mobile slavery.” General director of JSC “Uzbektelecom” Shukhrat Kadirov reported the news while delivering a speech at the meeting of the press club on May 17. According to him, over the last three to four months, discussions on this topic have intensified with both the regulator and the main players operating in the market.