Innovative platform for knowledge driven economic development
Rossitsa Chobanova

The paper discuses the platform for innovative economic progress  in conditions of contemporary rapid changes of used technologies and of global financial, economic, and social crises. Creation, adoption and usage of new knowledge are the nucleus of this platform. In this respect the paper characterizes the main achievements in understanding the role of the knowledge for economic progress, its definition and estimation. A vision for the content of a platform for innovative knowledge driven economic progress is presented. Its major characteristics are that such platform is nationally specific, and that priority sectors and products to be renovated through public R&R investments are identified.