Instruments for Analysis of Innovation Activity of Small Companies in Russia

The international experience shows that it is necessary to possess a considerable array of information on features and dynamics of small business functioning in order to operate development of small innovation firms and to assess the support policy measures. The article is devoted to the problem of statistical accounting of small innovation business in Russia, to opportunities and restrictions of carrying out its quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Keywords: statistics of innovation, innovation activities, innovative business, small business, innovation survey, innovation indicator, indicators of innovation activities