PROBLEMS OF COMPETITIVENESS AND INNOVATION
Scientific seminar entitled “The RA Economic Problems of Competitiveness and Innovation, and Assessment of Their Impact on Economic Growth” took place today at Conference Hall within the framework of the 3rd intermediate report of ASUE Internal Scientific grants.
The Vice-Rector of Science and International Relations Gagik Vardanyan, the Director of “AMBERD” Research Center Samvel Avetisyan, students, as well as Associate Professor at the Chair of Business and Management Strategies at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration Emil Martirosyan, who was at ASUE by Student Council’s invitation.
The Research done by the Chair was presented by the Director of the theme, Doctor, Professor Ashot Tavadyan.
The problems of the RA economic problems of competitiveness and innovation were raised and their impact on economic growth was evaluated.
Particularly, modern trends of indexes of innovation in Armenia was spoken about, their impact on the economy was shown by slide show, as a product of the research evaluation results were given by the formulas.
Highlighting the sphere of innovation, the Director of the seminar mentioned that there were four components of knowledge based economy: science, technology, education, research.
Ashot Tavadyan told ASUE Media and Public Relations Division that in the result of their research they had achieved several important results. “Basically, we have studied new indexes of the impact on economic growth and one of the important result is although the innovative sector’s impact on GDP is 3 times later than traditional (basic) capital’s, but the innovative impact is 5 times higher than traditional capital”; stressed the Professor.
Gagik Vardanyan expressed gratitude to the participants at the end of the seminar and highlighted the students’ involvement in research works once more.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division