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Domestic patent applications filed by business enterprises and associations in Finland by industry in 2000-2003

Industry 2000 2001 2002 2003
Firms Appl. Firms Appl. Firms Appl. Firms Appl.
No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No.  No. 
Manufacturing total 308 1,343 296 1,137 323 1,093 272 1,032
  Food industry 17 28 10 23 15 30 8 14
  Textile, clothing and leather industry 4 5 6 12 5 11 2 2
  Wood processing industry 18 46 20 52 25 65 21 57
  Chemical industry 36 126 34 102 45 99 36 92
  Metal and mechanical industry 131 526 125 467 142 509 117 475
  Electronics industry 73 561 69 419 64 336 61 355
  Other manufacturing 29 51 32 62 27 43 27 37
Electricity, gas and water supply 1 1 3 3 2 2 - -
Construction 17 19 19 23 21 26 7 10
Wholesale and commission trade 49 81 54 75 50 79 47 65
Transport, storage and communication 10 100 14 94 15 64 18 65
Computer and related activities 41 64 61 94 53 87 39 60
Research and development 25 99 30 118 30 90 23 115
Other business activities 88 146 104 176 83 147 84 132
Other industries 33 45 35 55 33 46 37 47
Business enterprises total 572 1,898 616 1,775 610 1,634 527 1,526

Last updated 21.12.2005

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2003, Domestic patent applications filed by business enterprises and associations in Finland by industry in 2000-2003 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2003/pat_2003_2005-12-21_tau_007_en.html