Innovative potential of large industrial city

Irina Tsvetkova, Tatyana Ivanova
2017 Proceedings of the International Conference on Trends of Technologies and Innovations in Economic and Social Studies 2017   unpublished
The article deals with social and economic aspects of reforming the city of Togliatti. Authors have analysed several development programmes involving innovative technologies, which pertain to the production diversification based on the creation of favourable infrastructure for entrepreneurship. In the context of innovational policy, the notion "innovational potential" has dual meaning. On the one hand, this notion is oriented to obtainment of quantitative evaluation of resources, which are
more » ... ces, which are important for innovational development. On the other hand, the potential characterizes not real processes but possibilities that could be realized as a result of overcoming a range of difficulties. The article presents survey materials of questioning Togliatti residents about the prospects for the city's further development. Analysis of the survey results has shown that more than half of respondents connect the city's development with automotive industry. Half of the survey participants think that the city's image depends on the image of cars, manufactured by the AvtoVAZ plant. Many residents associate the vision of future Togliatti with the image of an automotive capital.
doi:10.2991/ttiess-17.2017.117 fatcat:liwtu5zefrgqfjonzuhefncowa