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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on innovation activity describe the innovation activity and development potential of enterprises employing at least ten persons in manufacturing, mining and quarrying, the energy sector and some service industries. The data are collected with an inquiry. The data are published every two years.


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Nearly one fifth or 18 per cent of the enterprises included in the survey examining innovation activity reported innovations producing environmental benefits that were significant in terms of environmental protection between 2018 and 2020. The share was 25 per cent in industry and 13 per cent in service industries. In all, the share of enterprises with innovation activity was 69 per cent of the surveyed enterprises, which was higher than in the previous survey results. These data derive from an EU survey carried out by Statistics Finland concerning innovation activity among enterprises.

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release | Innovation activity 2020

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