Particular importance is given to scientific activities in the "Kazatomprom". The main objective of the scientific and technological directions is the development and introduction of technologies, aimed at improving the effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability and quality of production, and the preservation of knowledge and the development of innovative partnerships.
Due to the high scientific potential, the company has managed to maintain a competitive advantage in the global uranium market through the introduction of new technologies and building intellectual property.
Presently, more than 200 objects of industrial property are developed, most of them are active protective documents for inventions and utility models, active cooperation with leading domestic and international research centers and universities, as well as it is developed regulations on research activities.
Currently, the company is developing a strategy of innovation and technological development, which will define the main priorities of science in the coming years.
There was established a specialized subsidiary - LLP "Institute of High Technologies", to better scientific support of uranium industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The structure of the LLP "Institute of High Technologies" implies a full cycle of works - from scientific idea, conducting scientific research and its application to obtain a final product. Joint research activities are carried out with Germany, France, Russia, South Korea.
Dynamics of obtaining the patents by JSC "NAC" Kazatomprom "for 2003 -2014.
LLP "Institute of High Technologies" has an experienced technological ground at existing mining enterprises, two subsidiaries specialized engineering companies - "Research and Production Center "Ulba" and LLP " Scientific-Production Association "Ulba-Engineering", and, are complex industrial research and design Institute, which solves the problems of scientific and technical support of the uranium industry.