Five types of innovation in Canadian manufacturing: First results from the Survey of Innovation 2005 - ARCHIVED

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The most recent Statistics Canada Survey of Innovation (2005) distinguished five types of innovation. The questions on types of innovation were redesigned in response to the 1997 revision of the Oslo Manual, which incorporated new insights on innovation in the service industries, and broadened the concept of process innovation to include not only production processes but also methods of product delivery. This article examines the five different types of innovation in Canadian manufacturing establishments and industry groups.

Issue Number: 2007002
Author(s): Anderson, Frances
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