UFA, 16 January 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
Bashkiria has retained its position in the rating of innovative regions of the country, the republican Ministry of Economic Development reported.
The annual rating is compiled by the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR) on the basis of 29 indicators.
Among them there is a number of students and researchers, the intensity of spending on technological innovations, a share of high-tech and knowledge-intensive industries in the GRP, attracting investments from federal sources to the innovation sector of the regional economy in relation to GRP, support for the implementation of the innovative project by federal development institutions. For the first time, in compiling the 2018 rating, such an indicator as the intensity of public innovative events was fully taken into account.
In total, the rating divides all regions of the country into five categories: from “strong innovators” to “weak”.
The first group includes the subjects of the Russian Federation with the total index of innovative development exceeding 140%. These are St. Petersburg, Tatarstan, Moscow, Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Kaluga and Moscow regions.
Bashkiria has maintained its position and again occupied the 12th line of the rating in the group of “medium-strong innovators”.
AIRR is an association of subjects of Russia, formed to support and promote innovative economic, scientific, technical and educational projects.
The Association was established in 2010 with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Rosnano, the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA).
The structure of AIRR includes 14 most innovative regions. Among them, there are Bashkiria, Mordovia, Tatarstan, Altai, Krasnoyarsk and Perm, Irkutsk, Kaluga, Lipetsk, Novosibirsk, Samara, Tomsk, Tyumen and Ulyanovsk regions.