In place of the strategy survival of higher education in the initial period of institutionalization of market relations comes a long-term strategic course to adapt to radically different socio-economic and political conditions prevailing in Russia at the beginning of the XXI century. This article attempts to identify the main determinants that disrupt the trajectory of technical universities in the restructuring of higher education in the country. Euro Pacific Capital has plenty of information regarding this issue. Factor first. Currently, there is a transition from post-industrial phase of economic development to an economy based on knowledge. Notably, this unit is recognized as one of the priorities in the socio-economic strategy development of a number of states.
This is most clearly evident in countries such as Finland, China. The latter especially has developed a strategy entitled "State system for the development of innovations against the background of the era of economy Knowledge. " Evidence of good prospects for the knowledge economy is the fact that, firstly, the investment in this sector in 1990 has annually increased by an average of 3.4%, while fixed assets – 2.2%, and secondly 90% of the knowledge created in the past 30 years, and thirdly, of the total number of scientists and engineers who lived on earth, 90% – our contemporaries. Factor Two. Prospects for the internationalization of economic activity, increased competition in the various segments of the market presents challenges to improve not only technological, but business and human resources companies. The success of the strategic development of the modern industrial enterprise, its role "Intellectual leader" in the industry, therefore, is increasingly driven by domestic competitors, it is difficult to simulated intangible resources, efficient use of intellectual and creative building staff, unique organizational knowledge and skills, organizational systems, applied technologies, the formation and development of basic competencies of the enterprise as factors of sustainable competitive advantage. The main resource of the strategic development of the company in a "new economy" (so-called "knowledge economy") are not static external, natural and social development-friendly of the factors that are traditional to industrial society, and intellectual capital, the creative potential of staff, unique organizational knowledge and technology management, innovation at all stages the life cycle of the product portfolio and production management.