The Role of Universities in Modern Economic Development of the Russian Region

Monday, 16 July 2018: 15:54
Oral Presentation
Olga NIKIFOROVA, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Liubov LEBEDINTSEVA, Saint Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Pavel DERIUGIN, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Elena KAPUSTKINA, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Elena TARANDO, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
The present paper is dedicated to the analysis of the collaborative activities among Universities, research institutes, business structures and the State, what is becoming a new trend in modern economic development of the Russian region. In this example the small innovative enterprise was presented as an independent legal entity related with universities for exchanging of experience, transferring information, transmission of initiative innovative projects to each other. In applied sociological research on the basis expert poll we generalized structuralized and analyzed technoparks and innovative-technological centers. So the augthors of this manuscript found out that the majority of the surveyed organizations created the peculiar production clusters round themselves, what becomes a new trend in economics. The main problems of the organizations of innovative infrastructure were revealed by authors. Personnel, financial, logistical, institutional ones were named and analyzed. The authors of the paper came to the conclusion that the government has to play a crucial role in building strategic research relationships between universities, research institutes and industry.