Appendix table 5a. Incorporation of users and user information in enterprises' innovation activities, methods and their importance 2008–2010, share of enterprises with innovation activity

Industry Degree of importance
High Medium Low Not used
% % % %
All NACE - Total User needs and user information; customer feedback systems 20,1 31,3 17,1 31,5
User needs and user information; market surveys, consumer panels, etc. 9,9 20,9 19,4 49,8
User needs and user information; ascertaining unconscious needs and
other user observation
6,2 16,7 14,4 62,7
Joint development; e.g. development platforms for collecting ideas and
producing contents
4,2 13,3 14,9 67,6
Products modified by users, enterprise responsible for the production
and market launch
8,0 21,7 17,2 53,1
Products developed by users, enterprise responsible for the production
and market launch
3,8 9,1 16,6 70,5
Manufacturing User needs and user information; customer feedback systems 17,0 32,0 18,1 32,9
User needs and user information; market surveys, consumer panels, etc. 7,4 19,2 19,7 53,7
User needs and user information; ascertaining unconscious needs and
other user observation
6,3 13,8 14,3 65,6
Joint development; e.g. development platforms for collecting ideas and
producing contents
3,6 10,2 13,7 72,5
Products modified by users, enterprise responsible for the production
and market launch
8,9 25,0 15,0 51,1
Products developed by users, enterprise responsible for the production
and market launch
4,9 10,3 17,7 67,1
Services User needs and user information; customer feedback systems 23,3 30,5 16,1 30,1
User needs and user information; market surveys, consumer panels, etc. 12,5 22,7 19,1 45,7
User needs and user information; ascertaining unconscious needs and
other user observation
6,1 19,7 14,4 59,8
Joint development; e.g. development platforms for collecting ideas and
producing contents
4,7 16,6 16,1 62,6
Products modified by users, enterprise responsible for the production
and market launch
7,1 18,3 19,5 55,1
Products developed by users, enterprise responsible for the production
and market launch
2,7 7,8 15,6 73,9

Source: Innovation 2010, Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.3.2012

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