Flash Eurobarometer 129 (Innobarometer 2002)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Christensen, Thomas (European Commission, Brussels DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • Mohedano-Brèthes, Ruben (European Commission, Brussels DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • TNS Dinmarso, Bruxelles, Belgium TNS Gallup, Copenhagen, Denmark TNS EMNID, Bielefeld, Germany TNS DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid, Spain TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France Irish MKTG Surveys, Dublin, Ireland DOXA Milan, Italy TNS ILReS, Lu (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Innovations in European companies. Topics: percentage of the company’s turnover coming from new or renewed products or services introduced in the last two years; investment in innovation activities in the last two years; innovative activities of the company in the last two years: development of new products, development of new production processes, development of organisational changes; most important ways to access advanced technologies: acquisition of advanced machinery and equipment, cooperation with suppliers or customers, conducting in-house research and development, cooperation with universities or R&D specialists, purchasing of licences; assessment of the innovation performance of own company compared to main competitors; most important factors for innovation for own company; most important unsatisfied needs; necessity to improve staff’s competencies and qualifications with regard to: basic skills of workforce leaving primary school, apprenticeship and training of technical staff, apprenticeship and training of commercial staff, university education of staff, motivation of staff at all levels to acquire new competencies; most appropriate training provision: within the company, by public sector education and training institutions, by semi-public institutions; average number of working days dedicated to education and training per employee during last year; prioritized business activities with regard to the innovation of management in the next two years; preferred advisory body with regard to the introduction of new approaches to management: suppliers or customers, research institutions, private external consultants, public or semi-public advisory centres; role of own company with regard to cooperation with other companies: own company requests cooperation, other firms request cooperation with own company, both; expected usefulness of cooperation with regard to launching new products or services; existing cooperation with other firms; participation of own company in the public debate on innovation through: dialogue at company level, own media activities addressing customers and shareholders, joint information activities with research institutions, joint discussions with industry associations on norms and standards, initiatives addressing the education system; planned strengthening of the aforementioned communication activities with regard to innovation in the next two years; expected market development for the introduction of innovative products in the next years; most important incentives to innovate in the next years; most positive impact of the European Single Market on innovation. Demography: information about the company: number of employees in the own country, year of company establishment; main activity of the company; percentage of the company’s turnover coming from exports; percentage of the company’s turnover coming from trade with other firms; percentage of the company’s turnover coming from trade with consumers. Additionally coded was: country; questionnaire number; region; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; SIC-Code; NACE-Code; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-30
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-24
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-16
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-20
  • 2002-09-11 / 2002-09-25
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-20
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-18
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-26
  • 2002-09-10 / 2002-09-27
  • 2002-09-10 / 2002-09-19
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-23
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-27
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-25
  • 2002-09-11 / 2002-09-24
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-24
  • 2002-09-09 / 2002-09-30
    United Kingdom
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Greece (GR)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Companies employing 20 or more persons, farmers excluded, installed in the European Union
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 3014
    Number of Variables: 106
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3684 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: Innobarometer 2002. Brussels: European Commission October 2002 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl129_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 229 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22