This article is devoted to a problem of innovation activity in region. It was examined and classified factors that contribute to the innovative development of the region, then it was defined territorial aggregate of innovation factors. By the example of Moscow region, on the one hand, it was made estimate to results of innovation activity, and, on the other hand, it was investigated conditions of appearance and diffusion of innovations in the region. On the basis of carried out analysis it was revealed problems of governing innovation activity and made theoretical and practical recommendations for innovation development of Moscow region.
Keywords: innovation activity, innovation development of region, innovation factors, innovation policy