The concepts “diversification’’ and “innovative activity” are considered in the article. The development of diversification of machine-building enterprises of Lviv Region is investigated through the analyzys of their innovation activities.
The article deals with the problems of activation of innovative activity of small enterprises in Ukraine. Development of small businesses is an important factor in ensuring the stability of the economy and its adaptation to the conditions of operation, including integration with the EU. This is what determines the relevance of creating conditions for the development of small business in Ukraine and increase its innovation activity.