Prospects for the introduction of innovations by agricultural enterprises in Ukraine

  • Received April 3, 2017;
    Accepted May 25, 2017;
    Published September 19, 2017
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    Volume 15 2017, Issue #3, pp. 53-63
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Innovative processes in the agriculture of Ukraine have specific characteristics. Most enterprises require substantial investments to finance innovative development. The article highlights the factors that influence the development of innovative investment activity of agricultural companies and analyzes their innovative and investment potential. It systematizes a set of risks and threats inherent in innovative and investment activity of agricultural enterprises using SWOT-analysis, which helps determine its possibilities. It offers a matrix for selecting strategic alternatives of innovative development of agricultural enterprises, which makes it possible to link three vectors of the innovative and investment activity: the level of innovative activity of enterprises, the scope of their activities, the most appropriate strategies for further development.

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    • Figure 1. Alternative strategies for innovative activities of agricultural enterprises
    • Table 1. Foreign direct investments into the agriculture of Ukraine in 2010–20015
    • Table 2. Profitability of agricultural production in agrarian enterprises of Ukraine, %
    • Table 3. SWOT-analysis of innovative and investment activity of agricultural enterprises