Kuban rose by 14 lines in the index prepared by experts of the RIA Rating over the year.
In the Krasnodar Region, in particular, the share of organizations implementing technological innovations is increased, the number of patents granted is increased, the share of innovative products in the total volume shipped is increased, and the share of high-tech and knowledge-intensive industries in the GRP is increased as well, according to an analysis based on Rosstat data.
In addition, following the results of 2017, the share of expenditures for technological innovations in the total volume of goods shipped is increased in Kuban.
It should be noted that the Krasnodar Region ranked 45th out of 85 with an index value of 32.79 in 2016, and 31st with an index value of 39.33 last year. This is the fastest growth in the ranking.
The positions of subjects of the Russian Federation in the final list were determined on the basis of the integral index. It was calculated by aggregating the rating points of the regions by 19 indicators combined into four groups: «Human Resources», «Material and Technical Resources», «Efficiency of Scientific and Technological Activity» and «Scale of Scientific and Technological Activity».
Moscow, St. Petersburg and Tatarstan became leaders of the index again. This is due to the historically high level of development of science and technology, as well as the presence of leading research institutes, universities and high-tech industries in these subjects.