Journal section "Innovative development"

The EU’s Seventh Framework Programme: opportunities for Russian academic institutions

Terebova S.V., Kuz’min I.V.

1 (31), 2014

Terebova S.V., Kuz’min I.V. The EU’s Seventh Framework Programme: opportunities for Russian academic institutions. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2014, no. 1 (31), pp. 130-141. DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.1.31.15

DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.1.31.15

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The article deals with the issues concerning the expansion of international cooperation in the sphere of innovation activity. The authors consider one of the main tools of its develop-ment – the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The article presents the analysis of sta-tistical information reflecting the degree of involvement of Russian organizations in the work on the projects in the subject area “Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities” under FP7. The au-thors present the experience of participation of the Institute of Socio-Economic Development of Territories of RAS in the competitions under this program, including the project “Social Innova-tion: a Factor in the Changes in Society”. The article reveals the essence of social innovations, highlights their features, and gives their classification


social innovations, international cooperation, innovation activity, eu’s seventh framework programme

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