The second acceleration program ABC Quick Start starts in Nazarbayev University

On May 20, 2017, Astana Business Campus launches the 2nd ABC Quick Start acceleration program for start-up companies, inventors and innovators.

The organizer of the program is “Nazarbayev University Research and Innovation System” PI. The general partners of the program are the akimat of Astana city and JSC “Astana Innovations”.

Based on the number of priorities set by Nazarbayev University and the akimat of Astana city, the directions of the second accelerating program are innovative solutions in the field of:

  • biomedicine;

  • clean technologies;

  • smart city solutions.

ABC Quick Start is a unique intensive program aimed to support business projects at an early stage, which involves an intensive and efficient development of the project in the shortest time. The program provides everything you need to enter the market quickly: investment, infrastructure, expert and information support. The duration of the program is 6 weeks in non-stop mode.

Within the program participants will receive the following unique opportunities:

  • formation of an innovative project;

  • attraction of investments for its realization;

  • entering the market with a new product.

In the final part of the program, an investment session will be organized with the participation of Kazakhstani and foreign venture funds.

The best solutions, developed within the framework of the program, will have an opportunity for practical implementation on the sites of the city.

Beginning start-up companies and all young people who have innovative solutions in these fields are invited to participate. Age of participants should not exceed 35 years. A prerequisite for participation is the presence of an English-speaking speaker in the team.

Participation in the accelerated program is FREE. Preliminary registration for participation is available on the website All announcements and details of the ABC Quick Start will be posted on the Facebook pages of Astana Business Campus and Astana Innovations.

The program will be held at the site of the Technopark of Nazarbayev University, which is equipped with the most up-to-date equipment and highly qualified specialists. Already for nowadays on the basis of Astana Business Campus there is a number of commercial services for external companies, as well as a set of measures to support projects and high-quality services for its residents.