Flash Eurobarometer 144 (Innobarometer 2003)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • Soufflot de Magny, Renaud (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • TNS DIMARSO, Brüssel, Belgien (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP, Kopenhagen, Dänemark (Data Collector)
  • TNS EMNID, Bielefeld, Deutschland (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athen, Griechenland (Data Collector)
  • TNS DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid, Spanien (Data Collector)
  • TNS SOFRES, Montrouge, Frankreich (Data Collector)
  • IRISH MARKETING SURVEYS, Dublin, Irland (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand, Italien (Data Collector)
  • TNS ILRES, Luxemburg, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Niederlande (Data Collector)
  • TNS EUROTESTE, Lissabon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • ICM, London, Vereinigtes Königreich (Data Collector)
  • TNS SVENSKA GALLUP, Stockholm, Schweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS SUOMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • ÖSTERREICHISCHES GALLUP, Wien, ÖsterreichEOS Galluo Europe/ TNS Sofres, Brussels (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
  • Abstract

    Innovations in European companies. Topics: percentage of the company’s turnover due to innovative goods or services introduced in the last two years; development of investments dedicated to innovation in the last two years; main incentives for innovation in the last two years: response to consumer needs, increasing price competition, increasing product competition, compliance measures in response to new regulatory or legislative obligations, need to improve productivity level of personnel, need to improve machinery and equipment efficiency; most important unsatisfied needs with regard to innovation; usefulness of the following means with regard to accessing 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; development of the company’s capacity to innovate compared to two years ago; satisfaction with the support of selected groups regarding innovation: Chambers of Commerce, banks, insurance companies, accountants, professional associations, trade unions, staff, national bodies granting patents, European institutions, national authorities; most important new approaches to management of innovation; preferred advisor with regard to introducing new management approaches: suppliers or customers, research institutions, private external consultants, (semi-)public advisory centres; effectiveness of the creation of a community patent in order to harmonize intellectual property legislation throughout the EU for: company in general to innovate, own company to innovate; attitude towards the following statements: companies should continue to increase efforts on innovation as the time required for market launch of products and services is becoming shorter, obligation to innovate with regard to market company is operating in, globalisation is an opportunity for innovation; expected market development with regard to introducing innovative products; most positive impacts of the European Single Market on innovation in the own company: cheaper or better available supplies from other regions in Europe, better access to new markets in the EU, better access to new technologies and research results, improved regulations for competition in the own country and abroad, better cooperation with other European companies. Demography: information about the company: company size, number of employees in the own country, year of company establishment; SIC-Code; main activity of the company; percentage of the company’s sales 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: interview ID; country; interviewer ID; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-18
  • 2003-09-02 / 2003-09-18
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-16
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-12
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-12
  • 2003-09-02 / 2003-09-12
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-15
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-18
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-08
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-12
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-17
  • 2003-09-02 / 2003-09-17
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-16
  • 2003-09-03 / 2003-09-16
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-15
  • 2003-09-01 / 2003-09-15
    United Kingdom
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • 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 in all sectors (except agriculture and public administration)
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 3010
    Number of Variables: 51
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4155 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.4155
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Innobarometer 2003 Brussels: European Commission, February 2004 https://ec.europa.eu/commfrontoffice/publicopinion/flash/fl_144_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2011-05-24