8158.0 - Innovation in Australian Business, 2008-09 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/08/2010   
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This release presents key indicators on the incidence of innovation and related practices by Australian businesses, as collected by the 2008-09 Business Characteristics Survey (BCS). The data presented comprises: types of innovation; barriers to and drivers of innovation; sources of ideas for innovation; innovation-active businesses and collaboration; sources of labour for innovation; innovation-active businesses and intellectual property; sources of development and degree of novelty of innovations; types of innovation-related expenditure; and government financial assistance for innovation. Statistics are classified by Australian and New Zealand Standard Industry Classification 2006 (ANZSIC06) and business size based upon employment. Detailed innovation data are collected biennially with core indicators available each year.