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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

An analysis of regional infrastructure to support technology entrepreneurship: Challenges and ways to overcome them

Vol. 17, Iss. 10, OCTOBER 2019

Received: 16 July 2019

Received in revised form: 13 August 2019

Accepted: 21 August 2019

Available online: 15 October 2019


JEL Classification: L26, M2, O3, R11

Pages: 1970–1990


Akimova O.E. Volgograd State Technical University (VSTU), Volgograd, Russian Federation


Volkov S.K. Volgograd State Technical University (VSTU), Volgograd, Russian Federation


Kabanov V.A. Volgograd State Technical University (VSTU), Volgograd, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Kuzlaeva I.M. Guarantee Fund of Volgograd Oblast, Volgograd, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Subject This article examines the infrastructure of support for technology entrepreneurship at the regional level, considering the Volgograd Oblast as a case study.
Objectives The article aims to analyze the regional infrastructure to support technology entrepreneurship and develop practical recommendations for its improvement.
Methods For the study, we used a systems approach and the methods of analysis and synthesis, comparison, generalization, and involved observation.
Results The article reveals the low effectiveness of measures of State support for technology entrepreneurship in the regions. It also offers certain ways to address the problem.
Conclusions and Relevance To develop technology entrepreneurship in the region, it is necessary to restructure the system of institutional support, organize a tripartite cluster-type interaction between the business community, research organizations and public authorities. The results of the study can be used by the authorities responsible for the development of entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as the business community.

Keywords: techpreneurship, innovation activities, support, infrastructure, business incubator, business environment


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