Firms that have had innovation activities during the observation period of the innovation survey, including those with ongoing and abandoned activities. In other words, firms that have had innovation activities during the observation period, regardless of whether the activity resulted in the implementation of an innovation, are innovation-active. Unless otherwise specified, the term covers product or process innovation, regardless of organizational or marketing innovation.
Adapted from OECD and Eurostat (2005), Oslo Manual: Guidelines for Collecting and Interpreting Innovation Data, §215.
By size and by manufacturing industry.