The number of innovative infrastructure entities will be increased by 3 times

The Presidential Decree "On approval of the innovative development strategy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2022-2026" was adopted.

The innovative development strategy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2022-2026 was approved by the decree. One of the main directions of the Strategy is to ensure rapid socio-economic growth of regions by increasing the innovative activity of small businesses. Also, in accordance with the Decree, the target indicators of the implementation of the Strategy and the target indicators of the regions were approved.

Within the target indicators:

the number of innovative activity entities will be increased from 613 to 2,250;
the number of innovative infrastructure entities will be increased by 3 times;
the number of new jobs created as a result of innovative entrepreneurship will be increased by 4 times.
From August 1, 2022, an integrated system of the "network-territory-scientific/higher education organization" chain will be introduced in the organization of the production of innovative products.

From August 1, 2022, the following system of stimulating the creation of "radically innovative" innovations will be introduced:

local scientific organizations and enterprises are given the right to directly sign contracts with state bodies on innovative goods;

In economic companies with 50% or more of the state share in the chartered fund, up to 10% of its allocations, before paying the profit tax, will be established as a fund for the support of innovative activities.