The evolution of fixed capital investment [Completed]

The objective of this study is to generate new information about fixed investment in Finland. This new information helps to assess the current level of investment and factors behind the recent development. After the financial crisis, Finnish investment has lagged behind many other countries. This project consists of three parts: 1) The impacts of the […]

Hunger for growth: Private equity -backed companies as agents for change [Completed]

The project studies the roles of two parties – the members of the Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA) as well as Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation – in supporting companies’ growth ambitions and actual growth in Finland. In particular, the project considers how public innovation support and private equity investments are targeted (by […]

Literature review: Economic impact of private R&D and its public support [Completed]

The project reviews previous literature on the impact of the public support of R&D with the goal of supporting the conduct of innovation policy in Finland. The project contributes to the ongoing OECD review of Finnish innovation policy.