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: 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.
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