The article deals with analyzing the process of research products commercialization at higher education institutions in Ukraine and certain developed foreign countries. The process of research products commercialization at Ukrainian higher education institutions is observed as a reasonable and necessary way for increasing their financial potential. The authors study and analyze different techniques and ways of research products commercialization used by foreign higher education institutions. Some problems of research products commercialization in Ukraine are identified.
The general situation and the main trends of changing the innovation process organization models are considered in the article. A retrospective review of models of the innovation process revealed the shortcomings of the existing models. First, in all the models there is no focus on the intellectual component of innovation. This deficiency is a common characteristic not only for Ukrainian companies.