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No new data will be produced from these statistics.

Table 3B. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2008) in 2008

Industry Applications Nr of enterprises
Total 1397 512
C Manufacturing, total 852 248
10-12 Food industry 17 6
13-15 Textile, clothing, leather and footwear industry 4 2
16-17 Wood and paper industry 83 21
19-22 Chemical industry 68 29
24-25, 28-30 Metal and engineering industry 501 110
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 132 48
Other manufacturing 79 38
D,E Electricity, gas and water supply 3 2
F Construction 25 21
G Wholesale and retail trade 59 42
J Information and communication 90 51
72 Scientific research and development 99 26
M Professional, scientific and technical activities (excl. 72) 166 76
Other industries 103 46

Source: Patenting 2008. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ari Leppälahti (09) 1734 3237, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 3.12.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2008, Table 3B. Domestic patent applications of enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2008) in 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2008/pat_2008_2009-12-03_tau_004_en.html