Innovative development of the arctic territories: motivations, factors and mechanisms

The factors contributing to the expansion of economical use of the arctic territories of the Russian Federation and the role of innovation component in the socio-economic processes taking place in these territories are considered. The scientific, industrial and educational resources of the North-Western region, the possibility of increasing their use in order to solve current and future problems in the Far North and development of single-industry towns are discussed. It is proposed to improve the personnel policy and increase the production of specialized equipment at domestic enterprises, taking into account strict environmental and climatic requirements, as well as the use of resource-saving and low-waste technologies

Keywords: arctic territories, company towns, industrial production, innovations, natural resources, environmental protection, resource-saving technologies, training


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