The impact of tekes and innovation activities 2013

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The impact of tekes and innovation activities 2013

  1. 1. The impact of Tekes and innovation activities 2013 DM 1114485 04-2013
  2. 2. Finnish wellbeing relies on the economic growth created by innovations Innovation activity is a key driver of economic growth and enables the funding of welfare services in the long term. DM 1114485 04-2013
  3. 3. Innovation funding with proven impact Tekes has partly funded 65% of well-known Finnish innovations in 1985-2009 In SMEs, an investment of one euro by Tekes produces 21€ Projects that were completed in 2012 produced 840 of turnover annually academic theses Projects that were completed in 2012 generated SMEs expect projects in 2012 to produce 1,260 6.2 For every euro invested by Tekes, companies increase their own R&D expenditure by products, services or processes billion euros in turnover during the target year 47 of the 50 1 fastest2 growing 3 technology companies in Finland are Tekes customers over 80 % of Tekes customers state that the Tekes funding was a significant factor in their success DM 1114485 2 euros Tekes Global Access Program (GAP ) has increased GDP by more than 20 M€ 04-2013 For every 14,000€ of Tekes funding, one permanent job is created in the private sector Projects that were completed in 2012 resulted in 980 patents or patent applications In the GAP Program, one euro invested by Tekes has generated 17 €
  4. 4. Labour productivity in the private sector has collapsed in Finland due to structural changes Labour productivity in industry and private services Index, 1995=100 175 Sweden 150 USA 125 Finland 100 Germany 75 50 25 0 1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 Source: OECD STAN 2013 DM 1114485 04-2013 2004 2008 2012
  5. 5. Jobs in the private sector have decreased especially in industy Work force, 1,000 persons 700 Public services 600 Industry and mining 500 400 Trade, accommodation and food services 300 200 Other private services (incl. Banking and insurance) 100 0 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 Source: Statistics Finland, National Economics 2012 DM 1114485 05-2013 2005 2010
  6. 6. Public funding for R&D in companies USA (2011) Austria (2009) Norway (2010) Estonia (2011) Great Britain (2011) France (2010) New Zealand (2009) OECD (2010) EU 27 (2010) Korea (2010) Ireland (2011) Italy (2010) Sweden(2011) Israel (2010) China (2010) Germany(2011) Canada (2011) Netherland (2009) Finland (2011) Denmark (2011) Switzerland (2008) Japan (2010) 0 2 4 6 Source: OECD, Research and Development Database DM 1114485 04-2013 8 10 12 14 %
  7. 7. Finland is the leading country in innovation cooperation between companies and research sector Tekes plays a significant role in creating innovation partnerships between companies, universities and research organisations. FINLAND Austria Belgium Denmark Netherlands Sweden Norway France Germany Portugal Italy Universities Research organisations 0 5 10 15 20 25 Share of innovating companies 2008-2010 Source: Eurostat, Community Innovation Survey DM 1114485 04-2013 30 %
  8. 8. Significance of various actors in early stages of SMEs Starting a company 80 Venture capitalists (74) Tekes (219) Finnvera (110) Sitra or Finnish TE/Ely Centre (112) Industry Investment Ltd.(23) EU Framework Programme (29) 60 40 Finpro (23) 20 0 = No significance 100 = Indispensable 0 0 20 40 60 80 Coming up with an invention that can be commercialised Source: Tekes customer survey in 2012: SME projects that concluded in 2009 (number of companies that used the services in brackets) DM 1114485 04-2013 100
  9. 9. Significance of various actors in SME R&D activities Enabling vital R&D cooperation projects 80 Tekes (263) EU Framework Programme (33) 60 Venture capitalists (74) Sitra or Finnish Industry Investment TE/Ely Centre (112) Finnvera (112) Ltd. (25) 40 Finpro (27) 20 0 = No significance 100 = Indispensable 0 0 20 40 60 80 Launching a company's own R&D efforts Source: Tekes customer survey in 2012: SME projects concluded in 2009 (number of companies that used the services in brackets) DM 1114485 04-2013 100
  10. 10. Significance of various actors in the globalisation of SMEs Establishing international customer relationships 80 Finpro (33) 60 Venture Capitalists (67) EU-Framework Programme (34) Tekes (232) Finnvera (101) Sitra or Finnish Industry Investment Ltd. (24) TE/Ely Centre (110) 40 20 0 = No significance 100 = Indispensable 0 0 20 40 60 80 Establishing international R&D partnerships Source: Tekes customer survey in 2012: SME projects concluded in 2009 (number of companies that used the services in brackets) DM 1114485 04-2013 100
  11. 11. The productivity of Tekes customers has increased more compared to other companies in Finland Growth in productivity in SMEs (3-250 employees 2001-2010) 140 130 Tekes Customers 120 Comparison sample All SMEs 110 100 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 Tekes customers received funding from Tekes in 2001. Companies in the comparison sample have not received funding from Tekes. Source: Etlatieto Oy, 2012 DM 1114485 04-2013 10
  12. 12. Tekes funding has played a crucial role in about one half of well-known innovations 12% Tekes funding had a minor role Tekes funding had a crucial role No Tekes funding 35% 53% Source: VTT Sfinno database, surveys, 957 responses DM 1114485 04-2013
  13. 13. Significance of Tekes funding is highlighted for innovations that are new in the global market 13% Tekes funding had a minor role Tekes funding had a crucial role No Tekes funding 29% 58% Source: VTT Sfinno database, surveys, 662 responses DM 1114485 04-2013
  14. 14. Tekes funding has had a significant impact on innovations based on public research 6% 6% Tekes funding had a minor role Tekes funding had a crucial role No Tekes funding 88% Source: VTT Sfinno database, surveys, 194 responses DM 1114485 04-2013
  15. 15. Results of completed projects Results of projects completed in 2012  520 new or improved products  400 new or improved services  340 new or improved production processes  980 patent applications  840 academic theses Total 1,590 completed projects DM 1114485 04-2013
  16. 16. Over 50 percent of the SME projects funded by Tekes are commercially successful to a certain degree Projects funded by Tekes in small and medium-sized companies % 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 Commercial success was very good, good or fair Commercialisation has not yet happened Commercial success was poor Commercialisation failed Source: Tekes customer survey in 2012 for projects that concluded in 2009 DM 1114485 04-2013
  17. 17. Every year approximately one percent of Tekes customers bankrupt Number of bankrupts 90 86 80 70 67 60 50 40 30 58 53 40 37 42 48 47 28 20 10 0 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Annually Tekes has approximately 5,000 customers which have received Tekes funding in the last five years or which have an outstanding Tekes loan. About one percent of these bankrupt every year. In all Finland, about one percent of companies bankrupt. DM 1114485 04-2013
  18. 18. Young innovative companies (YIC) funded by Tekes have grown despite the recession Average turnover in thousand euros 2,000 YIC 1,800 1,600 Reference 1,400 1,200 1,000 800 600 400 200 0 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 YIC companies funded by Tekes, 33 companies. Reference group: companies established in 2003 or later, not part of Vigo, YIC or Growth Channel groups, sales less than EUR 2.5 million in 2006 Source: Rannikko, 2012 DM 1114485 04-2013
  19. 19. Tekes customers are successful 10 fastest growing companies in Finland in 2012, 8 of which are Tekes customers (growth in 5 years, %): Dream Broker Oy (2712 %) Nord Software Oy (2052%) Analyse2 (1641 %) Eniram Ltd (1514 %) Aito Technologies Oy (1437 %) Klikkicom Oy (1200 %) Vincit Oy (1036 %) Nethit Oy (1036 %) Rongo Oy (850 %) Beneq Oy (801 %) Global Top 300 i.e. Finnish companies on the list of most innovative technology companies, all Tekes customers: Epicrystals HyperIn Kiosked Miradore Modz Ovelin Relaxbirth Senseg ThingLink TOP 100:ssa Kiosked Relaxbirth DM 1114485 04-2013 Finnish companies on the list of European hottest start-up -companies, all financed by Tekes: Ovelin Kiosked Tinkercad Audiodraft Grand Cru Mendor Powerkiss Steam Republic Thirdpresence Grey Area
  20. 20. According to an international comparison, Tekes is one of the world's leading innovation funders Tekes has enhanced the quality and capabilities of research. It has also increased cooperation and externality in addition to improve the international competitiveness and productivity of Finnish companies. Source: Evaluation of Tekes – Final Report, Publications of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy, 22/2012. DM 1114485 04-2013
  21. 21. Tekes funding creates turnover and jobs For every euro invested by Tekes, companies increase their R&D expenditure by 2 euros. For every 14,000 euros of Tekes funding, one permanent job is created in the private sector. DM 1114485 04-2013
  22. 22. Tekes funding increases cooperation and shares distributes the risks of innovation Tekes funding affects company strategies, cooperation between companies, and the challenge level, risks, quality and methods of projects. Tekes' financial incentives and programmes have had a major impact on the innovation cooperation of companies, universities and research institutes. DM 1114485 04-2013

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