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Indicator : Nanotechnology patents in EPO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of nanotechnology granted patents 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 patents in EPO (Patent)

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 [Sep]
World World 243 345 471 493 483 582 613 728 747 852 1,001 1,133 1,255 1,289 1,415 2,006 2,386 2,908 2,382
1 USA USA 76 116 157 174 169 176 208 219 227 266 271 306 350 361 421 577 669 856 713
2 Germany Germany 39 73 107 99 86 123 119 151 127 162 208 208 243 206 229 289 354 355 312
3 Japan Japan 37 41 46 41 46 57 62 57 70 74 97 133 134 141 131 188 265 318 237
4 France France 40 46 60 55 52 63 56 70 77 87 120 128 145 140 152 208 236 288 214
5 South Korea South Korea 1 0 1 6 88 14 21 32 40 34 35 49 55 73 52 105 166 251 184
6 UK UK 10 19 18 22 19 22 20 20 22 27 30 45 38 45 45 81 89 114 102
7 China China 1 0 2 1 1 2 2 7 1 9 9 15 16 14 28 59 64 90 81
8 Netherlands Netherlands 9 7 13 15 16 18 23 25 27 37 38 37 45 38 43 71 69 89 71
9 Switzerland Switzerland 5 9 24 16 23 22 32 36 42 29 33 37 47 63 48 75 95 103 71
10 Italy Italy 5 6 9 20 12 10 14 23 22 31 22 43 37 29 47 49 61 56 64
11 Canada Canada 7 9 4 7 4 15 5 13 10 9 8 17 21 14 14 22 29 38 43
12 Spain Spain 2 0 2 3 2 6 3 7 8 6 6 11 10 15 15 32 37 42 41
13 Belgium Belgium 1 6 5 6 14 8 9 12 11 9 30 23 17 23 33 29 36 48 37
14 Finland Finland 2 0 1 5 4 4 2 5 4 11 5 7 5 9 12 29 27 42 35
15 Sweden Sweden 2 6 3 7 4 10 7 9 10 9 11 10 20 22 16 36 35 34 26
16 Taiwan Taiwan 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 3 5 3 12 8 6 8 12 19 15 20 21
17 Luxembourg Luxembourg 1 2 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 1 1 1 4 2 0 5 15 6 19
18 India India 0 0 0 2 1 6 3 2 3 6 3 5 4 14 11 15 19 21 15
19 Austria Austria 3 5 1 5 6 8 9 3 5 12 7 13 9 14 16 15 16 18 15
20 Australia Australia 1 1 2 2 3 6 3 3 2 8 12 5 7 9 14 20 16 20 14
21 Singapore Singapore 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 4 5 3 6 12 5 8 2 14 8 14 14
22 Poland Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 3 3 1 8 14 16 13 12
23 Denmark Denmark 1 0 0 2 1 5 1 9 7 6 8 14 15 8 4 14 15 12 11
24 Norway Norway 0 1 1 0 2 1 6 1 3 5 4 3 2 3 4 8 8 6 9
25 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 11 14 10 9
26 Brazil Brazil 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 4 3 1 3 6 9 9
27 Turkey Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 3 2 6 11 10 5 8
28 Portugal Portugal 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 4 1 4 5 8
29 Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 3 3 8 6 6 9 8 6
30 Ireland Ireland 1 2 8 2 8 6 6 10 7 8 4 7 8 5 4 6 3 6 4
31 South Africa South Africa 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 2 3 1 6 4 5 4 4
32 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 5 3 2 0 2 3 2 5 1 1 3
33 Slovenia Slovenia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 5 1 4 8 3
34 Mexico Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 5 2 3 5 2
35 Slovakia Slovakia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
36 Croatia Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
37 Cyprus Cyprus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1
38 New Zealand New Zealand 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 1
39 Hungary Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1
40 Colombia Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
41 Argentina Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
42 Chile Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1
43 Egypt Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1
44 Lithuania Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 2 1
45 Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
46 Jordan Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
47 Thailand Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
48 Morocco Morocco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
49 Venezuela Venezuela 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 Qatar Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Costa rica Costa rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
52 Algeria Algeria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
53 Ukraine Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
54 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
55 Cuba Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
56 Iran Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
57 Belarus Belarus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
58 Vietnam Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
59 Malaysia Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
60 Greece Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 0
61 Russia Russia 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 4 3 6 4 8 0
62 Romania Romania 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 5 3 0
63 Estonia Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 0
64 Latvia Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0
65 Uruguay Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Nanotechnology patents in EPO (Patent)