Title: Tools for state support of research institutions at the regional level: the German experience and Russia's approach

Authors: Igor Monakhov

Addresses: Lurye Scientific and Methodological Center for Higher Education Innovation Activities (Tver InnoCenter), Tver State University, Tver, 170100, Russian Federation

Abstract: In the paper, the author studies the cases of the German regions (the Länder) in supporting research institutions. The best practices of the Länder are revealed through the benchmarking of the key indicators related to the development of R&D sector at the regional level in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG). A comparative analysis of measures taken to support research institutions in the FRG and Russia is carried out. The paper concluded that the peculiarities of the system of state support for scientific organisations in Germany and Russia are mainly explained by models of the federalism in Germany and Russia.

Keywords: research institutions; science policy; funding for research; R&D sector; support for research infrastructure; Länder; Germany; Russia; models of fiscal federalism; comparative analysis.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTPM.2020.10030764

International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, 2020 Vol.20 No.2, pp.91 - 103

Received: 16 Jul 2018
Accepted: 01 Oct 2018

Published online: 31 Jul 2020 *

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