Project Competition is an initiative of Management Department of the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University designed in the framework of the International Congress on Entrepreneurship in 2006. The main purpose of this competition is to promote creative entrepreneurship among students and to encourage original business projects performed by youngsters.

The competition will also be open to students studying in Kyrgyzstan and you have a chance to take part in competition “Young Entrepreneur” in the framework of the 9th International Congress on Entrepreneurship.

 Participation terms

Team registration: students must register a list of team members; team leader and his/her contact information and submit their project title via e-mail. After submission no new team members can be added to a team and the title cannot be changed.

 Teams and Team Building: a team might consist of 2 student, or as many student as desired. Teams typically 2 – 5 students and only graduate students can participate. The team must include a member, who must be a student of the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University.

 Project proposal: Projects should be written in Turkish or English and should contain following items:

·         Group members and group leader information

·         Project’s title and objective

·         Business plan (marketing, financial and technical etc.)

·         Socially oriented business projects will be welcome

 Important Dates

Announcement of competition


Team registration


Business plan trainings

01/02/2018 – 16/02/2018

Project submission 


Announcement of the results


The award ceremony


 Project Evaluation Criteria

 Following criteria will be considered in evaluation of the submitted projects. You should take into account the following criteria in your preparation:

 1.    Quality and originality of the idea - (30%)

o   Originality- 10%

o   Eligibility - 10%

o   Economic contribution - 10%

 2.    Market and Competition - (25%)

o   Market analysis of suggested product or service

o   Competition analysis and possible methods of competition

o   A realistic marketing plan

 3.    Finance – (25%)

o   Profit and cost projections for the next 3 years

o   Total financial needs

o   Options of funding sources

 4.    Team - (20%)

o   Identification of responsibilities

o   Qualifications of team members

o   Project management


Student teams will be awarded the following prizes:

1st Prize:  400 $

2nd Prize: 200 $

3rd Prize:  100 $

Further Information

Assist. Prof. Dr. Bilal Solak

Phone: 0 552 755 213

Email: bilalsolak23@gmail.com

Assist. Prof. Dr. Emin Yürekli

Phone: 0 552 755 620


Address: Chyngyz Aytmatov Campus, 720038, Djal, Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN




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