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

Industry Degree of importance
High Medium Low Not used
% % % %
Human health and social work activities User needs and user information; customer feedback systems 36,9 38,3 14,0 10,8
User needs and user information; market surveys, consumer panels, etc. 5,2 18,3 22,5 54,0
User needs and user information; ascertaining unconscious needs and
other user observation
6,2 16,6 19,0 58,3
Joint development; e.g. development platforms for collecting ideas and
producing contents
2,6 18,4 15,6 63,3
Products modified by users, enterprise responsible for the production
and market launch
8,9 20,7 17,2 53,2
Products developed by users, enterprise responsible for the production
and market launch
0,9 11,7 17,4 70,0

Source: Innovation 2010, Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.3.2012

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