|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 3 (39), 2011|
|ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF REGIONS AND BRANCH COMPLEXES|
|Ivanov S. A.|
Head, Laboratory for Regional Human Potential Development, Institute for Regional Economy, Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg) PhD (Economics), Professor
Lozhko V. V.
First vice-rector, Federal State Educational Institute for Further Professional Education “National Institute of Health” (St.Petersburg) MA (Management), PhD (Medicine)
|The article analyzes conditions and factors significant for the process of formation and exploitation of the innovative qualities of the human potential in the economy of the Russian North-West. The authors evaluate the role of scholarly organization of the North-Western Federal District in creation and exploitation of the intellectual property objects and describe the functioning of the small-scale innovation enterprises in the District in accordance with the Federal Law 217-FЗ|
|Key words: regional economy, human capital, innovation activity, object of intellectual property, small-scale innovation-oriented enterprise|