INTERVIEWER: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TO THE RESPONDENT BEFORE PROCEEDING: I would now like to ask you questions related to the acquisition of external knowledge and use of computers.
Over the last three years, did this establishment spend on the acquisition of external knowledge? This includes purchase or licensing of patents and non-patented inventions, know-how and other types of knowledge from other businesses or organizations.
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
INTERVIEWER: ASK ALL FIRMS ELIGIBLE FOR THE INNOVATION MODULE