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Table 7A. Patents granted to finnish enterprises by European Patent Office by industry (TOL 2002) in 2007 and 2008

Industry European Patent Office, 2007 European Patent Office, 2008
Patents Enterprises Patents Enterprises
Total of industries 732 171 768 167
Total of manufacturing industries 649 126 675 108
Manufacture of food products and bewerages 8 6 6 5
Manufacture of textiles and clothing 11 3 2 2
Manufacture of wood and wood products 12 6 14 6
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 52 19 65 14
Manufacture of metals, metal products, machinery and equipment 156 48 126 39
Manufacture of electrical and optical equipment 401 36 450 35
Other manufacturing industries 9 8 12 7
Electricity, gas and water supply     1 1
Construction 1 1 2 2
Wholesale and retail trade 8 7 7 7
Transport, storage and communication 17 4 18 3
Computer and related activities 6 4 14 10
Research and development 19 8 23 16
Other business activities 24 14 24 16
Other industries 8 7 4 4

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 7A. Patents granted to finnish enterprises by European Patent Office by industry (TOL 2002) in 2007 and 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
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