Founded December 1, 1969;

One of the few in the world and the only research institute in the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of catalysis;

The Institute is a legal entity in the form of a joint-stock company, 100% of whose shares are owned by Kazakhstan-British Technical University JSC.

Currently, the General Director of the Institute is Zhurinov Murat Zhurinovich – Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor.

The Institute has 10 laboratories equipped with high-precision equipment

The personnel potential is represented by more than 100 researchers, with a degree of more than 50% (academicians of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, doctors and candidates of science, PhD )

From the moment of foundation to the present day, for more than half a century, a team of scientists, owners of a huge number of inventions, copyright certificates and international patents, has carried out many implementations of developments in industry and implemented hundreds of major government and commercial projects.

Priority activities of the Institute: 
– Deep processing of hydrocarbon and mineral resources; – Corrosion; – Ecology and environmental protection; – Renewable energy; – Modeling of technological processes with the creation of digital twins on their basis.

The Institute’s research is carried out taking into account global trends and competes with the developments of a similar direction of the largest research centers and companies in the world. The scientific achievements of the institute have received high international recognition.

The competitiveness of products manufactured at the Institute is confirmed by successful pilot and semi-industrial tests of the developed technologies at enterprises of the republic and neighboring countries.