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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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Nanotechnology published patent applications in EPO (Patent)

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 [Sep]
World World 325 359 498 656 650 830 920 935 962 1,167 1,253 1,290 1,413 1,464 1,555 1,583 1,633 1,766 1,849 1,640
1 USA USA 97 100 118 169 141 153 151 195 149 256 323 262 289 259 266 282 310 311 335 323
2 Japan Japan 75 85 109 173 186 214 217 185 194 268 206 263 247 266 288 268 235 327 361 279
3 South Korea South Korea 21 10 29 39 48 64 111 75 92 110 140 165 176 194 201 273 246 247 296 239
4 China China 0 0 3 7 6 6 8 18 39 19 20 52 103 84 95 97 159 169 160 172
5 Germany Germany 54 59 83 94 100 139 141 134 159 173 149 142 172 160 190 165 159 153 165 143
6 France France 36 29 66 60 48 73 69 67 76 92 82 67 89 102 125 92 102 106 106 96
7 Switzerland Switzerland 8 20 14 17 29 30 46 52 26 46 46 37 33 62 67 47 68 64 58 51
8 Netherlands Netherlands 4 6 8 19 17 22 25 39 44 36 43 39 29 22 30 11 25 31 34 47
9 Spain Spain 2 11 6 6 6 16 22 26 22 26 42 34 46 43 55 36 38 61 63 42
10 UK UK 5 10 6 5 9 8 6 12 15 17 31 27 33 29 33 47 36 26 42 35
11 Belgium Belgium 2 14 16 14 18 17 19 17 32 17 24 26 30 35 35 23 36 44 45 30
12 Taiwan Taiwan 2 2 3 3 5 14 18 17 31 17 35 22 23 29 30 25 23 19 45 29
13 Austria Austria 1 2 5 4 3 8 10 14 5 5 12 8 13 12 12 10 12 21 29 24
14 Italy Italy 11 9 18 15 24 25 32 18 20 29 22 22 20 22 27 26 27 28 22 21
15 Finland Finland 0 0 1 2 1 4 2 8 7 6 10 14 14 13 8 52 52 14 11 13
16 Turkey Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 5 8 6 16 4 11
17 India India 2 1 2 1 4 1 4 2 3 1 3 6 5 0 8 6 8 5 8 10
18 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 7 7 12 3 8 6 0 6 10
19 Poland Poland 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 3 2 2 10 6 15 16 19 11 7 8 9
20 Denmark Denmark 1 2 3 5 1 2 3 6 6 8 4 5 8 2 6 4 9 10 11 9
21 Canada Canada 5 1 2 3 2 9 6 6 5 7 17 12 9 9 11 8 15 13 14 7
22 Sweden Sweden 1 1 2 5 3 17 10 12 19 11 16 20 22 22 10 11 17 7 11 7
23 Ireland Ireland 0 0 3 1 1 2 3 7 3 8 13 5 7 9 9 4 8 7 4 7
24 Singapore Singapore 1 1 2 2 0 6 7 6 2 6 4 4 6 5 5 11 2 7 2 6
25 Australia Australia 0 0 2 3 2 4 1 2 2 2 4 3 6 5 9 11 8 1 4 5
26 Portugal Portugal 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 7 6 3 0 8 5 4 4 5
27 Russia Russia 2 3 2 0 0 5 2 11 6 8 7 6 9 12 14 9 11 5 4 5
28 Mexico Mexico 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 2 4 1 0 3 3 6 3 3 3 1 3 4
29 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 1 0 1 2 1 4 0 3 3 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 4
30 Norway Norway 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 1 2 5 3
31 Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 1 0 4 1 2 1 3 0 2 3 1 0 5 3 7 8 2 2 3
32 Romania Romania 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 2 6 6 3 1 1 3 2
33 Brazil Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 0 3 1 7 9 6 2 6 8 5 2
34 Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 4 4 5 2 4 0 4 7 2
35 Slovenia Slovenia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 5 1 5 3 0 6 2 2 2
36 Cuba Cuba 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2
37 Lithuania Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 0 2
38 Estonia Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1
39 Latvia Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7 1 1 0 0 1
40 Chile Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 4 5 1
41 Kuwait Kuwait 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
42 Jordan Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
43 Malaysia Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
44 Bulgaria Bulgaria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
45 Lebanon Lebanon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
46 Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
47 Panama Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
48 Ukraine Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
49 Croatia Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 Qatar Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
51 Venezuela Venezuela 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
52 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
53 Thailand Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
54 New Zealand New Zealand 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
55 Costa rica Costa rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
56 Vietnam Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
57 Belarus Belarus 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
58 Colombia Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 0
59 Slovakia Slovakia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
60 Argentina Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0
61 UAE UAE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
62 Greece Greece 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 2 2 4 3 1 2 1 3 0 1 0
63 Hungary Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 0
64 Iran Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
65 South Africa South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 0
66 Cyprus Cyprus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
Nanotechnology published patent applications in EPO (Patent)