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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 2021
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 2,154 2,289
1 South Korea South Korea 21 10 29 39 48 64 111 75 92 110 140 165 176 194 201 273 246 247 296 321 423
2 USA USA 97 100 118 169 141 153 151 195 149 256 323 262 289 259 266 282 310 311 335 405 374
3 Japan Japan 75 85 109 173 186 214 217 185 194 268 206 263 247 266 288 268 235 327 361 369 363
4 China China 0 0 3 7 6 6 8 18 39 19 20 52 103 84 95 97 159 169 160 239 289
5 Germany Germany 54 59 83 94 100 139 141 134 159 173 149 142 172 160 190 165 159 153 165 193 193
6 France France 36 29 66 60 48 73 69 67 76 92 82 67 89 102 125 92 102 106 106 116 105
7 Switzerland Switzerland 8 20 14 17 29 30 46 52 26 46 46 37 33 62 67 47 68 64 58 66 75
8 Spain Spain 2 11 6 6 6 16 22 26 22 26 42 34 46 43 55 36 38 61 63 64 68
9 Belgium Belgium 2 14 16 14 18 17 19 17 32 17 24 26 30 35 35 23 36 44 45 32 64
10 Netherlands Netherlands 4 6 8 19 17 22 25 39 44 36 43 39 29 22 30 11 25 31 34 61 53
11 Austria Austria 1 2 5 4 3 8 10 14 5 5 12 8 13 12 12 10 12 21 29 39 44
12 Italy Italy 11 9 18 15 24 25 32 18 20 29 22 22 20 22 27 26 27 28 22 29 31
13 Taiwan Taiwan 2 2 3 3 5 14 18 17 31 17 35 22 23 29 30 25 23 19 45 37 30
14 UK UK 5 10 6 5 9 8 6 12 15 17 31 27 33 29 33 47 36 26 42 46 28
15 Canada Canada 5 1 2 3 2 9 6 6 5 7 17 12 9 9 11 8 15 13 14 9 21
16 Ireland Ireland 0 0 3 1 1 2 3 7 3 8 13 5 7 9 9 4 8 7 4 9 19
17 Sweden Sweden 1 1 2 5 3 17 10 12 19 11 16 20 22 22 10 11 17 7 11 12 17
18 Finland Finland 0 0 1 2 1 4 2 8 7 6 10 14 14 13 8 52 52 14 11 18 16
19 Portugal Portugal 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 7 6 3 0 8 5 4 4 7 12
20 Brazil Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 0 3 1 7 9 6 2 6 8 5 5 10
21 Poland Poland 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 3 2 2 10 6 15 16 19 11 7 8 11 10
22 Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 4 4 5 2 4 0 4 7 2 9
23 Denmark Denmark 1 2 3 5 1 2 3 6 6 8 4 5 8 2 6 4 9 10 11 12 8
24 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 7 7 12 3 8 6 0 6 10 7
25 India India 2 1 2 1 4 1 4 2 3 1 3 6 5 0 8 6 8 5 8 12 7
26 Chile Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 4 5 2 6
27 Russia Russia 2 3 2 0 0 5 2 11 6 8 7 6 9 12 14 9 11 5 4 6 6
28 Singapore Singapore 1 1 2 2 0 6 7 6 2 6 4 4 6 5 5 11 2 7 2 6 5
29 Estonia Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 4
30 Slovenia Slovenia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 5 1 5 3 0 6 2 2 4 4
31 Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 1 0 4 1 2 1 3 0 2 3 1 0 5 3 7 8 2 2 3 3
32 Norway Norway 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4 4 4 2 2 2 1 2 5 4 2
33 Greece Greece 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 2 2 4 3 1 2 1 3 0 1 1 2
34 Hungary Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 1
35 Bulgaria Bulgaria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
36 UAE UAE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1
37 Ukraine Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
38 Argentina Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1
39 Slovakia Slovakia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1
40 South Africa South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 1
41 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 1 0 1 2 1 4 0 3 3 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 4 1
42 Cuba Cuba 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 1
43 Romania Romania 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 2 6 6 3 1 1 3 2 1
44 Lithuania Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 1
45 Costa rica Costa rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
46 Turkey Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 5 8 6 16 4 11 1
47 Egypt Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
48 Kuwait Kuwait 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
49 Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 New Zealand New Zealand 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
51 Malaysia Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
52 Cyprus Cyprus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
53 Qatar Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
54 Croatia Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
55 Jordan Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
56 Lebanon Lebanon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
57 Panama Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
58 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
59 Venezuela Venezuela 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
60 Thailand Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
61 Belarus Belarus 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
62 Vietnam Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
63 Latvia Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7 1 1 0 0 1 0
64 Australia Australia 0 0 2 3 2 4 1 2 2 2 4 3 6 5 9 11 8 1 4 5 0
65 Mexico Mexico 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 2 4 1 0 3 3 6 3 3 3 1 3 4 0
66 Iran Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
67 Colombia Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 0
Nanotechnology published patent applications in EPO (Patent)