Innovative Structures and Infrastructure of Regional Economy [Инновационная структура и инфраструктура региональной экономики]
Strategic priorities of Russian regions include research activation and expansion of innovative processes that depend substantially on creation and efficient functioning of an innovative infrastructure. The primary goal of a regional innovative infrastructure is to support economic subjects creating and/or distribute innovations for economic development of the territory. This research includes positive, normative, causal, and comparative analysis of the innovative infrastructure on innovatively active enterprises in Russian regions. The analysis reveals infrastructural preferences and restrictions defined by specific regional conditions and offers recommendations for improvement of regional innovative infrastructure.