The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 14
Page No. 3479 - 3483

University Innovation Ecosystem as a Mechanism of Innovation Process Development

Authors : Ekaterina Ugnich, Alexander Chernokozov, Elena Velichko, Olga Koryakovtseva, Baizhuman Kashkhynbay and Altynay Dossanova

Abstract: In the context of modernization of Russian economy, the universities should become the major factor of knowledge intensive society, the basis of which constitutes not only highly qualified staff but also production of knowledge and its commercialization. Realization of the assigned task depends in many respects on efficiency of the process of commercialization of Intellectual Activity Results (IAR) which is reached in many respects thanks to the development of innovation ecosystem of a higher educational institution. The solution of the problems of commercialization of university researches and development depends on effective functioning of innovative ecosystem of the university contributing to the transformation of scientific researches and development into a market product. This research work is devoted to the analysis of the problems of functioning of innovative ecosystem of the university. The objective of this research is a justification of innovation ecosystem significance and identification of its prospects in the development of commercialization of intellectual activity results in a higher educational institution. According to the researchers, the prospects of development of innovative ecosystem of the university are considered in strategic development and interaction of its three basic components (constituents) which are carrying out stimulation of scientific researches, provision of their commercialization and formation of partnership organizational culture in total with necessary competences of innovative business. The formation of these competences must be secured as a compulsory component in the educational program of higher professional education for engineering specialties as well as through regular advanced professional training of employees and administrators of the elements of the innovation infrastructure of the university. The interaction of the three functional constituents of the infrastructure of university innovation ecosystem should contribute to the reduction of barriers on the way of commecialization of innovations connected with discontinuity of communications between agents, lack of marketing research, ill-developed partnership organizational culture.

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Ekaterina Ugnich, Alexander Chernokozov, Elena Velichko, Olga Koryakovtseva, Baizhuman Kashkhynbay and Altynay Dossanova, 2016. University Innovation Ecosystem as a Mechanism of Innovation Process Development. The Social Sciences, 11: 3479-3483.

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