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Table 7B. Patents granted to finnish enterprises by European Patent Office by industry (TOL 2008) in 2008

Industry Patents Enterprises
Total 768 167
C Manufacturing, total 641 110
10-12 Food industry 6 5
13-15 Textile, clothing, leather and footwear industry 2 2
16-17 Wood and paper industry 14 6
19-22 Chemical industry 38 15
24-25, 28-30 Metal and engineering industry 128 41
26-27 Electrical and electronics industry 432 28
Other manufacturing 25 15
D,E Electricity, gas and water supply 1 1
F Construction 2 2
G Wholesale and retail trade 9 7
J Information and communication 32 13
72 Scientific research and development 22 15
M Professional, scientific and technical activities (excl. 72) 23 15
Other industries 38 4

Source: Patenting 2008. Statistics Finland

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Updated 3.12.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2008, Table 7B. Patents granted to finnish enterprises by European Patent Office by industry (TOL 2008) in 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.3.2024].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2008/pat_2008_2009-12-03_tau_010_en.html