Ensuring Economic Security of the Russian Innovation Sector

Natalya Leonidovna Udaltsova

The urgency of the topic under study is substantiated by the need to improve the competitiveness of the Russian economy based onthe acceleration of the technological progress and the high priority of the national security in science, technology, and education. The purpose of this study is to identify trends and assess the development of the innovative sector of the Russian economy in terms of ensuring economic security. The main research methods used in the work include the statistical, comparative, dynamic, and expert ones. In the article the main trends, problems, and prospects for the development of the Russian innovative sector have been identified in the context of ensuring the economic security (the period under study is 2008 – 2018). The authors have determined positive and negative aspects of developing the innovative sector in relation to ensuring the economic security. The impact of negative aspects on the innovative activities in Russia at the macro-, meso-, and micro levels has been assessed. It has been concluded that the negative aspects of implementing innovations can be considered as threats to the economic security of the innovative sector. Due to this, the authors have analyzed the main problems and developed the areas for ensuring the economic security of the Russian innovative sector. The economic security has been studied in terms of economic, social, and educational problems. The authors have singled out the following main areas of ensuring the economic security of the Russian innovative sector: 1)improving the human capital taking into account long-term goals, 2) developing a system for organizing science and introducing technologies to improve the competitiveness and innovative attractiveness of most research and development (R&D), 3)improving the resource capital of participants in innovative ecosystems, 4)improving the competitiveness of traditional and innovative sectors of the national economy, and 5)developing a system of small and medium enterprises, etc.

Volume 12 | 04-Special Issue

Pages: 1677-1686

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12SP4/20201649