Pattern of Innovative Activities among Finnish Firms

Bernd Ebersberger, Olavi Lehtoranta

Research output: Book/ReportReport


This study summarizes the research on the innovation activities of Finnish firms and its many facets drawing on vast data supplied by Statistics Finlands, register and survey data. The authors set out to analyze the impact of public funding, the pattern of collaboration for R&D and their determinants, the impact of foreign ownership on innovation activities and firm performance, and, finally, the returns from innovation, their determinants and distributions.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages202
ISBN (Electronic)951-38-6645-9
ISBN (Print)951-38-6644-0
Publication statusPublished - 2005
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

Publication series

SeriesVTT Publications


  • innovation
  • innovation activities
  • companies
  • Finland
  • impacts
  • R&D funding
  • public subsidies
  • public funding
  • returns to innovation
  • collaboration


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