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Innovation-active enterprise

An innovation-active enterprise is an enterprise that during last three years has brought a product innovation to market or started using a new production method, or which has been working towards achieving this.

Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1995 - 31 December 2016

Source organisation

  • OECD