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Patents granted to domestic business enterprises in Finland by industry in 2001-2004

Industry 2001 2002 2003 2004
Firms Patents
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Firms Patents
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Firms Patents
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Firms Patents
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No. No. No. No. No. No. No. No.
Manufacturing total 192 711 219 674 208 878 218 817
  Food industry 6 13 10 11 6 8 4 9
  Textile, clothing and leather industry 3 5 2 2 3 3 2 3
  Wood processing industry 13 24 11 20 18 34 11 19
  Chemical industry 26 61 25 57 24 60 26 55
  Metal and mechanical industry 87 196 107 240 91 411 98 356
  Electronics industry 48 403 47 321 47 333 65 357
  Other manufacturing 9 9 17 23 19 29 12 18
Electricity, gas and water supply 1 2 3 3 - - 2 2
Construction 11 12 3 4 13 13 6 7
Wholesale and retail trade 16 27 19 25 15 20 14 22
Transport, storage and communication 10 37 11 51 12 68 14 72
Computer and related activities 7 8 6 6 17 21 31 40
Research and development 11 26 14 35 18 44 12 35
Other business activities 38 45 40 50 42 64 61 100
Other industries 16 18 17 20 21 25 14 19
Business enterprises total 302 886 332 868 346 1,133 372 1,114

Last updated 21.12.2005

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2004, Patents granted to domestic business enterprises in Finland by industry in 2001-2004 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2004/pat_2004_2005-12-21_tau_005_en.html