Social Goals of the Innovation Process: the Human Factor

The role of the human factor in the socio-economic development, its influence on the nature and pace of innovation trend are discussed. The accumulated global and domestic experience are reviewed. The orientation system of the innovation process focuses on improving the quality of life of the population through the enhancement of the role of each individual and optimization of human life-time.

Keywords: personnel support, learning, innovation, government regulation, management, strategy of development, quality of life, human life-cycle, human potential