The center of legal initiatives and innovations
The center of legal initiatives and innovations of the Tashkent State University of Law was established in accordance with the decree of the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated April 29, 2020 № 5987on “On additional measures for the radical improvement of legal education and science in the Republic of Uzbekistan”, with the decree of the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated May 7, 2018 № 3698 “On additional measures to improve the implementation of innovations in the sectors and sectors of the economy” and in accordance with the order of the minister of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan № 92 “On approval of the Territorial States of Management, Technical, Service and educational-auxiliary personnel of Tashkent State University of Law” dated May 22, 2020 and in accordance with the order of the minister of Higher and secondary special education of the Republic of Uzbekistan № 594 of July 5, 2018 “On approval of the Charter on the division for the commercialization of scientific and innovative works in higher educational institutions”.
The center is headed by the director, appointed and dismissed by the rector on the recommendation of the vice-rector for Scientific Affairs and innovations.
The center includes the Department of Legal initiatives, the Department of Commercialization of scientific and innovative works, the Legal tech Laboratory, whose activities are financed from the funds of the University Innovation Fund.
Under the leadership of the director of the center there are 5 employees. In total, there are 6 staff units in the center.
The center is directly subordinated to the vice-rector for Scientific Affairs and innovations of the University.
The following are the main functions of the Center:
coordination of development of scientific-based proposals for improvement of legislation;
systematic analysis of the market and study of the demand for innovative products (work ,services), assessing the duration of self-compensation, profitability and risks associated with the commercialization of innovative products;
selection of prospective projects with high commercial potential and ready to implement;
attracting investors, partners and other interested parties to implement innovative projects;
interaction with state bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations for the purpose of introduction of new technologies and production of innovative products;
coordination of scientific and innovative research in the field of state and law with the development of information and legal technologies;
control of the implementation of research projects within the framework of State Scientific and technical programs.
The work carried out on commercialization of the results of scientific activity and expansion of legal knowledge of the population
In 2018, the University signed 12 economic contracts for 11.080.000 sum aimed at commercializing the results of scientific research, in 2019, 22 economic contracts for 83.328.358 sum were concluded. In 2020, two economic contracts worth 8,115,528 sum were signed.
In 2019, the university entered into economic agreements with a number of organizations and firms, namely: “Cheap and comfort” LLC, “Real star max” LLC, “Orol oltin diyori” firm, “Muhammadrizo-N” firm, NEC , “World Edupia”, firm “Paxlavon Akmal”, LLC “Premium petrol service”, LLC “Bekzod Vet”, LLC “Shaxriston Turkiston”, MCS “Qoraqishloq”, LLC “Yodli meros”, LLC “Amirxon plyus”, LLC “Tafakkur charxpalagi”, Federation of Consumer Protection Societies of Uzbekistan, National Institute of Metrology of Uzbekistan, LLC“Inno lab”, law office“ United tax advisors ”, Republican Scientific and Practical Center "Oila", “Temur og’a” firm and “Ismat hikmat baraka” firm. In 2020, an agreement was reached on the provision of innovative legal services on the basis of economic agreements with the Republican scientific-practical Center “Oila” and the state agency for control in the field of informatization and Telecommunications of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
In the current year, measures are being taken to sign a number of economic contracts related to the commercialization of scientific research results. New startups, contest winners and authors and scientific communities participating in the commercialization of the results of scientific activities are being given additional one-time prize money from the innovative fund account.
Within the framework of the grant of the 140 thousand US dollars Academic Innovation Fund established in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher and secondary special education of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the World Bank, the university is actively participating in the projects on the topic “innovative form of legal education through the E-University platform”.
The special currency and sum account of the university has been opened and the amount of the first 98 000 US dollars has been received for the purpose of this project.
According to the results of the tender on the project, it was approved to conclude a contract with the unified integrator LLC for the creation and support of State Information Systems UZINFOCOM for a total price of 178 922 265 sums, and on September 12, 2019, The Tashkent State University of law and LLC signed an agreement.
According to the technical instruction for the creation of Platform Modules “electronic University” is planned for February-November 2020.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mirziyoyev’s speech at the ceremony dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the decree of the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On the radical improvement of the system of raising legal consciousness and legal culture in the society”, as well as on the implementation of the task of the rector, they are entrusted with the task of preparing legal popular brochures on topics that reflect the coverage of issues related to the solution of the coming legal situations and nowadays, the Center for legal initiatives and innovations in cooperation with the partners is working in a wide range of issues on the publication of the following legal and public brochures:
- Do you know the procedure for giving your child to an educational institution?
- Traffic participants do you know your rights and obligations?
- Women, have you become victims of harassment and violence?
- Consumer, Do You Know Your Rights: 100 answers to 100 questions.
- Labor is the state protection of migrants.
- Quick and easy ways to learn foreign languages.
- How do you protect yourself from violence and harassment?
- If you want to formalize the inheritance...
- Marriage: purpose, legal basis and consequences.
- Use public services.
- Do you want to land?
- What do you know about conviction?
- What kind of rights and privileges have persons with disabilities: rules of conduct and conduct of dealing with them.
- Alimony (for the supply of an adult child(children)).
- Practical recommendations for writing scientific articles.
- How to apply to state bodies?
- Faced with corruption: what is acceptable to do?
- How do citizens participate in public control?
- Do you use your health care rights?
- Know your tax rights and obligations.
In the work plan of the Innovation Council of Tashkent State University of Law approved by the rector of Tashkent State University of Law on October 15, 2019 for the 2019/2020 academic year, the departments are assigned the task of establishing the “Ustoz-Shogird” system and the center also carries out generalization of the work carried out to ensure the implementation of these tasks.
Development and promotion of scientific and innovative processes
The Department of commercialization of scientific and innovative works of the university organized an online competition among students on the best Start-up projects for the year 2020, and its final stage was held on June 9, 2020 remotely through the “ZOOM” application.
The competition was attended by “Start-up” projects, the total cost of which is 550 million soums, such as “Hayotingni huquq bilan mustahkamla!”, “Transfers”, “ID on the phone”, “MyLaw”, “Onlayn yuridik maslahatlar bozori”, “Unistore.uz”, “Kazus.uz”, “Legally24.Uz”.
According to the results of the competition, 4 winners (“Hayotingni huquq bilan mustahkamla!”, “Unistore.uz”, “Onlayn yuridik maslahatlar bozori”, “Kazus.uz”) were given the right to participate in the contest of 20 Best Start-up projects for 2020 on the basis of self-reimbursement of their expenses, announced by the youth academy under the Ministry of innovative development of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The university approved the regulations “Holding competitions for new startups among students”, and on the basis of this regulation, winners of the competition on the projects “best independent work”, “best creative approach”, “best innovative idea” and “innovative education” were determined for 2020.
3-year student Khoshimov Dilshod won the first place in the contest “Best independent work”, 3rd-year student Ochilov Shakhruh won the first place in the competition “Innovative education”, 3-year student Tulepova Kamila won the first place in the contest “Best creative approach”, Rustamov Rustamboy won the first place in the competition “Best innovative idea” and the winners of the competition were awarded diplomas and memorable gifts by the University.
On October 15, 2019, by the decision of the Innovation Council of the Tashkent State University of Law № 1 of the academic year 2019/2020, it was indicated that professors, teachers and doctoral students who published scientific articles (co-authorship, co-authorship) in the journals included in the Scopus international scientific and technical database will be encouraged by Innovative savings funds.
Work carried out within the framework of State Scientific and technical programs
Currently, the number of fundamental and applied research projects implemented in the framework of State Scientific and technical programs in the Academy is 6.
There are 3 fundamental research projects (BF-1-010 “Consulting and legal basis for the creation of “e-government” in the Republic of Uzbekistan”, BF-1-013 “Improvement of theoretical and scientific-methodological basis of systematization of business legislation: national and foreign experience”, BF-1-012 “Improving the theoretical and methodological framework for creating the legal framework for increasing the attractiveness of the investment environment and reducing the risks of risk”) and 3 practical research projects (PZ-20170927453 “Issues of further improvement of compulsory execution of court decisions (civil, economic, administrative and criminal cases)”, PZ-2017093094 “The use of special knowledge in the detection and investigation of crimes in the field of Information Technology” and PZ-201708272 “Modern trends in improving the legal basis and activity of International Commercial Arbitration in the Republic of Uzbekistan”).
By the order of the rector of Tashkent State University of law № 08-21 of 20 January 2020, a total of 54 project executors were involved in the temporary scientific creative communities formed on the basis of notifications of project managers on fundamental and practical research projects.
In accordance with the amendment introduced by the order of the rector of the Tashkent State University of law № 07-14 of July 14, 2020 on “Addition to the temporary scientific creative team”, the total number of project performers in the temporary scientific creative communities compiled on fundamental and practical research projects reached 55.
In addition, on June 12, 2020 on the assignment of 05-53 the rector of Tashkent State University of law set the task to each departments that to hand over not less than 2 projects to the competitions announced by the Ministry of innovative development of the Republic of Uzbekistan such as the competition of fundamental projects for up to five years and the competition of innovative projects for up to two years of implementation and the competition of practical projects for up to three years in the established order.
By implementing a number of similar measures, measures are being taken to increase the number of fundamental and practical research projects implemented within the framework of State scientific and technical programs.