Innovation environment today and tomorrow

Jani Saarinen, Nina Rilla, Torsti Loikkanen, Juha Oksanen, Jaakko Alasaarela

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Abstract

VTT has inquired executives' views on the current state and future prospects of Finnish R&D environment. The aim was to get detailed information on, how Finland will confront the globalisation challenges today and in coming years. The division of R&D between domestic and foreign location turned into one of the most significant issues. The CEOs of largest Finnish companies (50) and innovative internationalising SMEs (160) constituted the population of respondents. Total response rate climbed into 49 percent. The study was conducted in co-operation with ZEF Solutions Ltd 29.12.2005-10.1.2006. According to analysis at the moment 56 percent of Finnish companies R&D investments are made in home country as the amount in six years time will be only 46 percent.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages33
ISBN (Electronic)951-38-6601-7
Publication statusPublished - 2006
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Publication series

SeriesVTT Working Papers
Number49

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Innovation
Globalization
Finland
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Home country
Chief executive officer
Response rate

Keywords

  • innovation environment
  • current state
  • future prospects
  • globalisation
  • research and development
  • investments
  • social factors
  • personnel
  • technology factors
  • economical factors
  • political factors

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Saarinen, J., Rilla, N., Loikkanen, T., Oksanen, J., & Alasaarela, J. (2006). Innovation environment today and tomorrow. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Working Papers, No. 49
Saarinen, Jani ; Rilla, Nina ; Loikkanen, Torsti ; Oksanen, Juha ; Alasaarela, Jaakko. / Innovation environment today and tomorrow. Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2006. 33 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 49).
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Saarinen, J, Rilla, N, Loikkanen, T, Oksanen, J & Alasaarela, J 2006, Innovation environment today and tomorrow. VTT Working Papers, no. 49, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo.

Innovation environment today and tomorrow. / Saarinen, Jani; Rilla, Nina; Loikkanen, Torsti; Oksanen, Juha; Alasaarela, Jaakko.

Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2006. 33 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 49).

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