Astrakhan region in 2010-2011 has created more than 160 small and medium-sized innovative enterprises, the agency "Interfax-South" the press service of the regional government.
"The goal that was set two years ago — a sector of small innovative businesses in the region — has been fully implemented. Most innovative companies operating at regional universities. The economy in recent years only 52 universities were introduced of intellectual property"- Said the official.
According to him, today Astrakhan five projects received resident status "Skolkovo" and the Astrakhan region is in the top three in human resource potential for the "Skolkovo" and in seventh place — innovative outreach programs among the subjects of the Russian Federation.