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No new data will be produced from these statistics.

Table 5B. Domestic patents granted to enterprises and associations by industry (TOL 2008) in 2008

Industry Patents Enterprises
Total 668 268
C Manufacturing, total 467 145
10-12 Food industry 1 1
13-15 Textile, clothing, leather and footwear industry 5 3
16-17 Wood and paper industry 24 10
19-22 Chemical industry 20 15
24-25, 28-30 Metal and engineering industry 275 64
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 124 37
Other manufacturing 22 18
D,E Electricity, gas and water supply 3 3
F Construction 10 8
G Wholesale and retail trade 34 17
J Information and communication 31 20
72 Scientific research and development 33 16
M Professional, scientific and technical activities (excl. 72) 71 44
Other industries 19 15

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 5B. Domestic patents granted to 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_007_en.html