Aim of the project is the continuation of the sound database on the innovation behaviour of Saxony’s economy. Methodical the survey of the Mannheim Innovation Panel MIP 2017 will be advanced by an additive sample of Saxony enterprises. They will get the MIP questionnaire. So it’s ensured that the results for Saxony are representative and contrastable between regions (national and international). The innovation behaviour is described by indicators on innovation participation, innovation inputs and innovation success.