Komsomolsk-on-Amur is the second largest city and the industrial centre of Khabarovsk Territory. Following an order from the Russian President, a comprehensive city development plan has been prepared and approved, including measures to improve the citys urban and social infrastructure and harmonize the living conditions there with the existing high potential for development of its industry. How can Komsomolsk-on-Amurs industrial and innovation potential and profitable specializations be realized? How can the principles of creating a comfortable urban environment be effectively implemented in local development projects? What should be done to turn Komsomolsk-on-Amur into a professional and innovative centre of expertise? How do modern tools used to support industrial and innovative development work in the region?