S&T and innovation in Russia: key challenges of the post-crisis period
The article is devoted to the analysis of major trends in innovation activities in Russia before and after the 2008 global financial crisis. Its particular focus is a discussion of a new post-crisis model of innovation policies in the context of institutional peculiarities of the national innovation system. The article is based on the findings of the studies undertaken by the authors and describes major challenges and opportunities for more efficient policy regulation, including both supply and demand sides. It also initiates a discussion on a social dimension of innovation and allied priorities and instruments for the public innovation policy in Russia.