The paper investigated the current state of innovation system in France. By the example of the Higher School of Engineering École Polytechnique it considers formation of technology transfer center as a link between university innovation activity and entrepreneurial activity of major national corporations in France. The article examines principles of interaction between the major players of the university innovation system and their role in supporting small innovative companies formed as a result of the university innovative activity.
The article deals with the current state of innovation system in Israel. The article presents approaches of the Israeli innovation system major players to the issue of technology transfer and innovation support. The paper considers the Israeli government policy aimed at the innovations commercialization support by the example of the Weizmann Institute.