Name: Higher School of Economics

Type of organization: University / Institute of competitiveness


The HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) was founded in 2002 as a part of National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) and has become an internationally respected team in the field of S&T and innovation policy, statistics, analysis and Foresight. The Institute’s international laboratories combine leading international researchers and carry out research in S&T and innovation policy, economics of innovation as well as developing methods and tools for innovation policies. The Institute includes an International Research and Educational Foresight Centre, which was nominated as a Regional UNIDO centre for technology Foresight in Russia. In 2013 the ISSEK established the project "Russian Cluster Observatory" (RCO), which focuses on consulting of state and regional authorities about cluster policy and building up and developing Russian innovative clusters. RCO activities results are reflected in the analytical reports for governmental authorities, implementing cluster policy, clusters and their participants.


20, Myasnitskaya str.


Russian Federation


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Evgeniy Kutsenko

University / Institute of competitiveness

Higher School of Economics

I am the head of cluster policy department at the Institute for statistical studies and economics of knowledge. This institute is a research and consulting unit at the national research university...

Russian Federation