Kamil Khayrullin Nikita Aleschenko TRADITIONS AND INNOVATIONS IN DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE What is Tradition? Tradition - repeated reproduction, reproduction of the elements of experience, the preservation and transmission of these elements within social groups or in the interaction between them. Traditions are manifested in the repetition of the same actions. What is Innovation? Innovation - an introduced or being introduced innovation, providing an increase in the efficiency of processes and improving the quality of products demanded by the market. It is the result of human intellectual activity, his imagination, creative process, discoveries, inventions and rationalization.