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SODBI projects

Agrotechnology and equipment network «Agrotech»

Project name: Agrotechnology and equipment network «Agrotech»
Short description: In the course of the project realization we plan to create innovative and incubation network on the technolgy and equipment transfer in the field of agriculture focusing on processing enterprises among SME. The project includes online informational business portal (B2B) for SME, acting in the field of agricultural processing, package of online services for target teaching and information for SME in the field of agriculture, as well as trade and cooperation platform for products, technologies/equipment and services.
Project duration: 01/07/ 2006 – 01/09/2007
Objectives: 1. Dissemination of experience and knowledge in the field of technology transfer and innovation management among SME and NGO in key fields of economy.
2. Broadening of access to information about equipment and technologies among SME.
3. Strengthening of functional collaboration among key partners of the project (state, business, organizations, rendering services for business development).
Project stages: 1. Conducting needs analysis amongst target groups, stakeholders, and network members.
2. Preparing innovation network development plan.
3. Developing B-to-B online information and trade portal.
4. Creating virtual trade and technology/equipment transfer platform.
5. Marketing towards target groups and stakeholders.
Partners: Among key partners of the project are World Bank, Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan, Agrocredit corporation (AKK), «KazAgroMarketing» JSC, Kazakhstani Association of Business Incubators and Innovation Centers of Kazakhstan (KABIC), Fund of assistance to farmers and entrepreneurs.
Additional information:  
Contact information: CF «SodBi» Business Incubator
Zhandosova str., 73
8 3252 512003, 570378 (add. 111)
Yevgeni Merkushev,
project manager
Related links: www.kam.kz