Some other key findings from the publication include:
- The Information Media and Telecommunications industry had the highest proportion of innovation activity
- Information technology skills were the most prevalent skill type used for innovation purposes.
- More than three-quarters of innovative-active businesses claimed that the most common driver of innovation was profit-related.
- Over 25% of businesses claimed that a lack of skilled staff significantly hampered their ability to innovate.
Further information is available in the publication Innovation in Australian Business, 2006-07 cat. no. 8158.0.