The admission of the leading role of research and development and innovative activities in the social development makes it necessary to work out and to realize active measures of pooling national recourses and efforts in priority directions of research and development and economic development under the conditions of the open market system.
As a part of the programme «2010 — the Year of Innovations in the Donetsk Region» a part was taken in Strategical Session «Innovational Strategy of the Donetsk Region Development» (16–18.03.2010 Donetsk), and a round table «Regional Brand Creation: Donetsk — the Centre of Business in Ukraine» (19.03.2010 Donetsk).
On the 5th of March 2010 on the delegation of the Donetsk region the show of Euro region “Yaroslavna” was visited, that took place in a town Svoboda (Zolotukhinsky district, Kurskaya region, Russia).
With the purpose of the city innovation and investment potential increase and new technologies adaptation the municipal contest «The Best Project of Investment 2010» is being prepared, the leading specialist of the city council, Pryazovskyi State Technical University and Mariupol State University of Humanities being involved in its organization.
The data base of the city social enterprises investment projects is being prepared for the effective search of potential investors.