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Concept selected: Innovation activities


They include all developmental, financial and commercial activities undertaken by a firm that are intended to result in an innovation for the firm.


Innovation activities can result in an innovation, be ongoing, postponed or abandoned.

They include:
- research and experimental development (R&D) activities
- engineering, design and other creative work activities
- marketing and brand equity activities
- intellectual property (IP) related activities
- employee training activities¿ software development and database activities
- activities related to the acquisition or lease of tangible assets
- innovation management activities.


Statistics on R&D activities and Tecnological innovation in companies survey. Methodology


Statistical operations

(links to the Inventory of Statistical Operations)

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