iSpace won a £ 50,000 grant from the British Council Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise Programme.
Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise Programme is a five-year initiative to help develop the creative economy and enterprise skills across seven countries in Central Asia, (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan), South Caucasus (Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia) and Ukraine.
On November 30, 2018, a regional competition of young geographers was held on the basis of Atyrau State University named after H. Dosmukhamedov among students of secondary schools. 12 teams from 7 districts of the region and the city of Atyrau participated in the competition. Teams answered questions and solved practical cases.