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Indicator : Nanotechnology published patent applications in EPO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of nanotechnology patent applications published (but not yet granted) in EPO. According to ISO/TS 18110 (First Edition 2015-08-15), the definition of nanotechnology patents is “patents that include at least one claim related to nanotechnology or patents classified with an IPC classification code related to nanotechnology such as B82.
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CHART TYPE Disabled in table mode
INDICATOR TYPE
ZONE
COUNTRIES
YEAR
Nanotechnology published patent applications in EPO (Patent)
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
World 325 359 498 656 650 830 920 935 962 1,167 1,253 1,290 1,413 1,464 1,555 1,583
1 USA 97 100 118 169 141 153 151 195 149 256 323 262 289 259 266 282
2 South Korea 21 10 29 39 48 64 111 75 92 110 140 165 176 194 201 273
3 Japan 75 85 109 173 186 214 217 185 194 268 206 263 247 266 288 268
4 Germany 54 59 83 94 100 139 141 134 159 173 149 142 172 160 190 165
5 China 0 0 3 7 6 6 8 18 39 19 20 52 103 84 95 97
6 France 36 29 66 60 48 73 69 67 76 92 82 67 89 102 125 92
7 Finland 0 0 1 2 1 4 2 8 7 6 10 14 14 13 8 52
8 Switzerland 8 20 14 17 29 30 46 52 26 46 46 37 33 62 67 47
9 UK 5 10 6 5 9 8 6 12 15 17 31 27 33 29 33 47
10 Spain 2 11 6 6 6 16 22 26 22 26 42 34 46 43 55 36
11 Italy 11 9 18 15 24 25 32 18 20 29 22 22 20 22 27 26
12 Taiwan 2 2 3 3 5 14 18 17 31 17 35 22 23 29 30 25
13 Belgium 2 14 16 14 18 17 19 17 32 17 24 26 30 35 35 23
14 Poland 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 3 2 2 10 6 15 16 19
15 Netherlands 4 6 8 19 17 22 25 39 44 36 43 39 29 22 30 11
16 Australia 0 0 2 3 2 4 1 2 2 2 4 3 6 5 9 11
17 Singapore 1 1 2 2 0 6 7 6 2 6 4 4 6 5 5 11
18 Sweden 1 1 2 5 3 17 10 12 19 11 16 20 22 22 10 11
19 Austria 1 2 5 4 3 8 10 14 5 5 12 8 13 12 12 10
20 Russia 2 3 2 0 0 5 2 11 6 8 7 6 9 12 14 9
21 Canada 5 1 2 3 2 9 6 6 5 7 17 12 9 9 11 8
22 Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 5 8
23 Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 7 7 12 3 8
24 Portugal 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 7 6 3 0 8
25 Luxembourg 0 1 0 4 1 2 1 3 0 2 3 1 0 5 3 7
26 India 2 1 2 1 4 1 4 2 3 1 3 6 5 0 8 6
27 Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 5
28 Denmark 1 2 3 5 1 2 3 6 6 8 4 5 8 2 6 4
29 Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 4 4 5 2 4
30 Ireland 0 0 3 1 1 2 3 7 3 8 13 5 7 9 9 4
31 Mexico 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 2 4 1 0 3 3 6 3 3
32 Romania 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 2 6 6 3
33 Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
34 Norway 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4 4 4 2 2 2
35 Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 2
36 Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 0 3 1 7 9 6 2
37 UAE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
38 South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
39 Slovakia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
40 Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
41 Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 1
42 Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7 1
43 Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
44 Greece 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 2 2 4 3 1 2 1
45 Belarus 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
46 Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
47 Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
48 Venezuela 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
49 Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0
50 Bulgaria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Cyprus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0
52 New Zealand 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
53 Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
54 Cuba 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
55 Slovenia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 5 1 5 3 0
56 Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Nanotechnology published patent applications in EPO (Patent)