The Murmansk region meets the requirements of the investment standard developed by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives in cooperation with the Russian public organization "Business Russia". According to the standard, a constituent entity of the Russian Federation should be developed, validated and adopted for the implementation of the investment strategy, which should determine the investment priorities of the region: territory, industry, technology, advanced development, development of products, works and services planned for the implementation of projects.

The investment strategy describes the interrelated goals, timeframes and resources directed toward programs, individual projects, and activities to ensure the growth of investment in the Russian Federation.