The subject of the research is to study the role of motivation in the involvement of potential personnel in the research, scientific and pedagogical activities for implementation of innovative development. The purpose of the study is to explore the processes of striving for knowledge in the world, identify the role of Uzbekistan among the countries of the world, investigate advantages and disadvantages using global indices; identify the role of strengthening of motivation with potential personnel, including young people, for research, scientific and pedagogical activities; as well as to focus not only on high positions in global indices, but also on the expected achievements, and show that the results are primarily related to research findings. The study has revealed important barriers preventing involvement of young people in the research, scientific and pedagogical activities, which were identified during the survey for masters of the Tashkent Institute of Finance. It has been indicated that motivation must underlie change, including the institutional environment created by the state. The research findings formed the basis for given proposals and recommendations.