The head department of statistics summed up the results of inspection of innovative activity of the industrial enterprises in 2008. Past year 55 enterprises of area, or 13,5% of total of subjects of economic activity involved in intra annual state statistical inspections of dynamics of industrial production, were engaged in innovative activity. Of them the most part was made by the enterprises of a machine-building complex (29,1%).
Last year new production let out 18 innovatively - the active enterprises of the region (against 8 - in 2007).
, with which production of 26 new types of production was mastered. 12 subjects were engaged in creation and introduction of new technological processes. They introduced 20 technological processes, from which 5 - waste-free and resource-saving. New technologies (technical achievements) got 5 enterprises.
Organizational innovations introduced 8 enterprises, marketing - 13.
The total amount of expenses for innovative activity made 342 million UAH from which nearly a half fell on the mechanical engineering enterprises. The considerable sums of means were directed on acquisition of cars, the equipment and the software (186,4 million UAH) and internal scientifically - research development (138,3 million UAH). Last year 43 enterprises performed innovative works at the expense of own means, three - obtained the credits, on one - allocation from the State budget, means of foreign investors and other sources.
For the past year 19 industrial enterprises of the region realized innovative production for the sum of 174,4 million UAH (60,8 million UAH - in 2007) from which 72% - I was new in the market, other was new only for the enterprise.
Almost all new or considerably advanced production was put on the market by producers of food products and drinks and the enterprise of a machine-building complex. More than a half of innovative production it is realized for export.