Yu. A. Kuznetsova. The Quality of Innovation Space Management in the Eastern Macro-Region of Russia

UDК 338.2(470+571)

doi: 10.15507/2413-1407.120.030.202203.510-532


Introduction. Increasing requirements for the regions in terms of enhancing innovative development, on the one hand, the complication of innovative activities in the current socio-economic situation, on the other, actualize the task of improving the quality of innovation space management. The purpose of the article is to assess the quality of management of the innovation space of an enlarged territory based on the proposed system of indicators and to formulate recommendations for its improvement.

Materials and Methods. The information base of the study was the data of the NIAC MIIRIS, the Rusprofile service, the pr-cy.ru portal, the official websites of business incubators, technology parks, industrial parks of the Eastern macro-region of Russia, the administrations of cities and districts of the territories where they are located, the results of an expert survey of specialists objects of innovative infrastructure of the Kemerovo region – Kuzbass and the Novosibirsk region. To assess the quality of innovation space management, an author’s method based on the calculation of the same name index of is proposed.

Results. The problematic and positive characteristics of the quality of innovation space management of the Eastern macro-region of Russia are revealed. According to the level of the same name index, regions (as well as objects of innovative infrastructure) are distinguished as leaders and outsiders. Conclusions are drawn about the low quality of connectivity of the innovation space and insufficient attention to this aspect of the activities of managers of innovation infrastructure facilities. Directions for improving the quality of innovation space management are formulated.

Discussion and Conclusion. Along with a large number of positive characteristics of the quality of innovation space management of the Eastern macro-region of Russia, fixing the high quality of management, a stable set of characteristics has developed that have a significant impact on the quality of management according to experts, the lack of attention to which in the near future may lead to its significant decrease. The research materials can be useful for federal and regional executive authorities in terms of improving innovation policy, improving the quality of innovation space management, developing new forms of interregional cooperation in the field of innovation.

Keywords: enlarged territory, Eastern macro-region, innovations, innovation space, management, quality assessment

Conflict of interests. The author declares that there is not conflict of interest.

For citation: Kuznetsova Yu.A. The Quality of Innovation Space Management in the Eastern Macro-Region of Russia. RegionologyRussian Journal of Regional Studies. 2022;30(3):510–532. doi: https://doi.org/10.15507/2413-1407.120.030.202203.510-532


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Submitted 07.03.2022; approved after reviewing 15.04.2022; accepted for publication 21.04.2022.

About the author:

Yulia A. Kuznetsova, Leading Researcher, Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Management, Branch of the T. F. Gorbachev Kuzbass State Technical University in Novokuznetsk (7 Ordzhonikidze St., Novokuznetsk 654000, Russian Federation), ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4155-5742acanaria2005@yandex.ru

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