On Creating a National System for Identifying Research and Development Priorities


This article considers the task of creating a national system for identifying research and development priorities and suggests a uniform information analysis system as a solution to this problem. A variety of criteria, as determined by the target function and long-term planning objectives, are recommended as a basis for analysis and selection of priorities. A prototype of such a system is briefly described and a general methodology of identifying national priorities is presented. The article uses thermoplastic materials as a model example of a subject area to illustrate how the general situation in a priority direction may differ from specific cases.

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Correspondence to I. A. Sokolov or O. G. Grigor’ev or I. A. Tikhomirov or D. A. Devyatkin or R. E. Suvorov or V. V. Zhebel’.

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Russian Text © I.A. Sokolov, O.G. Grigor’ev, I.A. Tikhomirov, D.A. Devyatkin, R.E. Suvorov, V.V. Zhebel’, 2019, published in Nauchno-Tekhnicheskaya Informatsiya, Seriya 1: Organizatsiya i Metodika Informatsionnoi Raboty, 2019, No. 1, pp. 14–20.

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Sokolov, I.A., Grigor’ev, O.G., Tikhomirov, I.A. et al. On Creating a National System for Identifying Research and Development Priorities. Sci. Tech. Inf. Proc. 46, 14–19 (2019). https://doi.org/10.3103/S0147688219010039

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  • scientific and technological development strategy
  • digital economy
  • text analysis
  • semantic analysis
  • development priorities
  • scientific directions
  • scientific reserves