Appendix table 18. Factors hampering innovation activities by size category of personnel 2014-2016, high or medium importance, share of enterprises with innovation activity

Industry Size
category
of
person-
nel
Number
of
enter-
prises
Lack of
internal
finance
Lack of
credit
or
private
equity
Inno-
vation
costs
too
high
Lack of
skilled
employ-
ees
Lack
of
collabo-
ration
partners
No
govern-
ment
grants or
subsidies
Uncertain
market
demand
Too
much
compe-
tition
% % % % % % % %
All NACE - Total 10-49 3950 39.2 23.6 45.7 45.0 25.1 27.0 36.3 39.7
50-249 1251 37.7 15.7 45.7 53.5 22.0 24.2 38.7 39.9
250- 299 32.0 7.1 37.3 46.7 18.5 24.2 42.0 39.3
Total 5499 38.5 20.9 45.2 47.0 24.0 26.2 37.2 39.8
Manu-
facturing
10-49 1768 45.7 25.2 49.1 47.8 23.5 29.9 39.1 42.5
50-249 684 44.8 21.0 48.7 56.0 26.7 28.9 42.7 45.4
250- 176 40.3 8.3 36.5 48.7 21.4 32.5 43.1 41.1
Total 2628 45.1 23.0 48.1 50.0 24.2 29.8 40.3 43.2
Services 10-49 2182 34.0 22.3 42.9 42.7 26.4 24.7 34.0 37.5
50-249 568 29.1 9.4 42.1 50.5 16.3 18.4 33.9 33.3
250- 122 20.0 5.4 38.5 43.8 14.4 12.2 40.4 36.7
Total 2871 32.4 19.0 42.5 44.2 23.9 22.9 34.3 36.6

Source: Innovation 2016, Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.4.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Innovation [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-4399. 2016, Appendix table 18. Factors hampering innovation activities by size category of personnel 2014-2016, high or medium importance, share of enterprises with innovation activity . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.12.2019].
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