Оценка влияния научно-инновационной деятельности вузов на уровень инновационного развития регионов
The vector of development of modern economy is innovation activity. In this regard, the role of higher education institutions as centers of innovation activity of regions and accelerators of the development of the national economy is growing. Currently, innovation processes in universities, their depth, volume and speed of flow are determinants for the economic development of the regions of the country. In this regard, it seems relevant to assess the impact of universities on the innovative development of regions. The purpose of the study was to identify the relationship between the scientific and innovative activities of universities and the level of innovative development of regions (for example, the regions of the Volga Federal District). In the process of analysis of innovative development of regions were used methods of statistical analysis, interregional comparisons and quantitative methods.
Based on the results of the study, the types of regions were determined on the basis of a comprehensive assessment of the relationship between the level of their innovative development and the level of innovation activity of universities located on their territory, recommendations were formulated for improving the management of innovative development of regions for each type.
The study showed a link between the level of innovative development of regions and the level of scientific and innovative activity of universities located on their territory.