Equipment committee - Research support office

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Research support office

Equipment Committee is responsible for determination of necessity for research and teaching equipment purchase for Nazarbayev University and its Institutional bodies.

The Equipment Committee shall consider the equipment purchase request and providing the recommendations on planning and purchase of the equipment costing more than 10, 000 USD (the price does not include the import customs clearance, payment of customs duties, taxes and delivery costs).

Consider requests for equipment and make the decision on the approval of the list of equipment subject to purchase based on the following criteria:

proper justification

credibility for Institution research and fitting NU's research and teaching agenda

operational maintenance needs

technical support and
training needs

general purposes and
shared facility usefulness

Identification the priority
of purchasing the equipment

For purchasing equipment items over 250, 000 USD (including the import customs clearance, payment of customs duties, taxes and delivery cost) and shared use equipment the working groups shall be established by the Requestor.

If price of the equipment exceeds 750,000 USD (including the import customs clearance, payment of customs duties, taxes and delivery costs) the Equipment Committee after consideration of the request and in the case of positive decision on the request, sends the request for equipment to the Research Equipment Committee of the Nazarbayev University for further consideration and making a decision.

EQUIPMENT DATABASE EQUIPMENT REQUEST FORM