Appendix table 34. Factors preventing/hampering product and process innovation activities, 2008–2010, importance of factors, share of non-innovative enterprises

Industry Barrier Degree of importance
High Mediun Low Not used
% % % %
ALL NACE -
Total
Lack of funds within your enterprise or group 10,2 15,6 17,1 57,1
Lack of finance from sources outside your enterprise 6,4 11,2 17,8 64,6
Innovation costs too high 10,2 17,7 14,7 57,4
Lack of qualified personnel 6,1 20,9 22,0 51,0
Lack of information on technology 3,1 15,0 26,5 55,4
Lack of information on markets 2,8 13,1 28,1 55,9
Difficulty in finding cooperation partners for innovation 5,3 14,1 22,4 58,2
Market dominated by established enterprises 7,5 15,9 20,9 55,6
Uncertain demand for innovative goods or services 11,6 18,9 18,6 50,9
No need due to prior innovations by your enter-prise 8,0 19,6 19,9 52,5
No need because of no demand for innovations 8,7 20,9 22,7 47,7
Manufacturing Lack of funds within your enterprise or group 15,0 20,3 19,4 45,3
Lack of finance from sources outside your enterprise 8,7 14,7 21,9 54,7
Innovation costs too high 13,5 22,4 16,6 47,4
Lack of qualified personnel 6,2 27,3 24,1 42,4
Lack of information on technology 5,0 18,8 30,3 45,8
Lack of information on markets 4,1 16,4 33,5 45,9
Difficulty in finding cooperation partners for innovation 6,1 17,5 27,0 49,5
Market dominated by established enterprises 7,6 21,4 24,2 46,9
Uncertain demand for innovative goods or services 12,6 22,6 22,0 42,8
No need due to prior innovations by your enter-prise 9,0 19,0 25,5 46,4
No need because of no demand for innovations 8,9 23,9 25,9 41,2
Services Lack of funds within your enterprise or group 6,5 12,0 15,4 66,1
Lack of finance from sources outside your enterprise 4,7 8,5 14,8 72,1
Innovation costs too high 7,7 14,1 13,3 65,0
Lack of qualified personnel 6,0 16,1 20,5 57,5
Lack of information on technology 1,6 12,1 23,6 62,6
Lack of information on markets 1,8 10,6 24,0 63,5
Difficulty in finding cooperation partners for innovation 4,7 11,5 19,0 64,8
Market dominated by established enterprises 7,5 11,7 18,5 62,3
Uncertain demand for innovative goods or services 10,9 16,0 16,0 57,1
No need due to prior innovations by your enter-prise 7,2 20,0 15,6 57,2
No need because of no demand for innovations 8,5 18,5 20,3 52,7

Source: Innovation 2010, Statistics Finland

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Updated 7.6.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Innovation [e-publication].
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