RSE "National Institute of Intellectual Property" and the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan announce the holding of the Republican contest in the field of invention "Shapaghat".

The main purpose of this event is to support the inventive activity of Kazakhstani scientists and outstanding achievements of domestic enterprises.

Within the framework of the contest "Shapaghat" it is envisaged to award the honourable title "Honoured Inventor of the Republic of Kazakhstan" to the authors of the most significant and widely used inventions. Participation in the competition is open to patentees who have valid patents for inventions issued in 2022.

The competition nominations are as follows: "Invention of the Year", "Woman Inventor", "Best Innovative Company", "Young Inventor" (for young scientists and students aged 18-35) and "Young Talent" (for schoolchildren aged 10-18).

The winners will be selected by the Competition Commission, which will include representatives of government agencies, scientific organisations, the business sector, innovation development institutions and public organisations. The evaluation will be based on a number of criteria, including social significance, economic impact, environmental safety, competitiveness and successful introduction of technologies into production and commercialisation.

The winners of the competition will be awarded diplomas, statuettes and money certificates from 500 thousand to 1 million tenge.

Applications and petitions for participation in the Republican contest "Shapaghat" and for awarding the honorary title "Honoured Inventor of the Republic of Kazakhstan" are accepted from 1 September to 16 October 2023 by e-mail to

Do not miss the opportunity to present your innovative achievements and receive the deserved recognition in the field of invention.

Contact persons: Altynay Bakbergenovna Batyrbekova - Head of the Department of Inventions, Utility Models and Breeding Achievements of Qazpatent (tel.: 8 (7172) 62-15-18/ +7 (701)165-11-84 );

Kozhakhmetova Guldana Kairzhanovna - Deputy Head of Department - Head of Patent Examination Department in the field of physics of mechanical engineering Qazpatent (tel.: 8 (7172-62-15-85/+7(701)439-30-31,


Rules for Annual Competition "Shapagat"

Winners of the Republican inventors contest "Shapagat - 2019"

Winners of the Republican inventors contest "Shapagat - 2020"

Winners of the Republican inventors contest "Shapagat - 2021"

Конкурс изобретателей «Шапағат»