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

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 [June]
World World 1,328 1,499 1,881 2,052 1,957 2,523 2,562 2,691 3,119 4,476 4,748 5,342 6,354 8,681 8,588 8,484 9,145 8,493 9,515 9,561 5,006
1 USA USA 885 996 1,245 1,355 1,259 1,656 1,678 1,681 1,905 2,564 2,698 3,041 3,615 4,414 4,365 4,316 4,725 4,343 4,837 4,913 2,531
2 South Korea South Korea 19 29 48 69 66 93 113 184 240 391 448 430 501 667 839 914 1,044 887 931 941 457
3 China China 2 1 7 10 13 25 20 35 60 98 136 225 270 357 393 416 524 520 746 736 395
4 Japan Japan 159 163 230 241 250 267 247 280 350 521 469 526 587 889 902 819 733 640 707 661 331
5 Taiwan Taiwan 26 39 36 61 67 109 114 142 188 271 308 407 425 551 500 514 490 427 505 513 262
6 Germany Germany 55 79 86 99 84 110 106 92 113 200 203 205 248 496 307 301 378 309 348 310 135
7 France France 68 63 59 40 58 49 64 59 50 108 142 140 176 347 242 210 235 236 233 214 121
8 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 12 25 32 53 48 92 162 176 168 115
9 UK UK 17 21 18 34 17 23 23 19 25 30 49 60 87 145 109 123 144 133 149 154 91
10 Canada Canada 21 21 35 38 40 52 27 40 36 56 81 82 85 127 109 106 119 115 145 151 69
11 Netherlands Netherlands 7 17 25 13 30 36 50 55 53 93 72 103 115 155 156 136 122 101 86 96 65
12 Switzerland Switzerland 10 9 15 7 11 14 15 19 14 34 46 48 61 126 64 79 89 85 87 92 53
13 Singapore Singapore 2 10 7 6 9 7 19 19 18 20 22 27 37 51 65 56 66 70 78 68 31
14 Italy Italy 7 11 7 11 8 17 8 22 15 28 33 24 43 77 41 47 33 47 56 65 30
15 Belgium Belgium 9 3 8 10 9 8 7 8 12 16 22 23 29 47 45 42 47 46 42 49 28
16 Finland Finland 4 3 0 3 4 7 5 4 7 10 11 17 28 37 37 46 48 34 65 60 26
17 India India 5 8 4 12 2 6 7 7 6 7 4 11 32 55 50 52 65 63 60 42 24
18 Austria Austria 3 3 2 3 4 6 4 1 2 4 4 7 13 24 16 12 15 18 25 23 22
19 Spain Spain 0 2 1 1 2 2 2 5 3 6 4 9 13 32 27 30 35 24 33 24 21
20 Australia Australia 7 8 10 16 9 28 33 22 41 36 39 17 28 28 19 22 39 37 37 39 21
21 Sweden Sweden 11 6 8 4 11 7 9 10 8 25 26 35 25 65 57 40 39 43 43 36 17
22 Ireland Ireland 5 1 5 4 7 3 8 8 8 9 6 18 9 22 14 10 14 15 21 28 15
23 Iran Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 11 8 12 10 13 18 16 37 10
24 UAE UAE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 4 3 6 5 6
25 Turkey Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 5 5 10 6 8 10 13 6
26 Denmark Denmark 1 4 2 2 2 2 4 6 3 10 12 8 6 21 18 12 8 19 21 13 5
27 Russia Russia 2 1 3 4 2 1 4 5 3 4 8 4 4 11 8 12 7 1 4 7 4
28 Greece Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 2 3 1 0 1 1 3 0 4
29 Brazil Brazil 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 3 4 12 8 9 14 9 14 10 4
30 Qatar Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 4 1 3
31 Poland Poland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 8 4 10 9 7 12 3
32 Chile Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 1 4 0 2 2 3
33 Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 7 5 7 13 7 11 10 16 15 3
34 Mexico Mexico 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 2 5 8 7 4 15 11 4 8 3
35 Norway Norway 0 1 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 5 3 7 4 7 11 9 10 15 3
36 Argentina Argentina 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2
37 New Zealand New Zealand 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 3 0 2 3 3 8 4 2 9 2
38 Colombia Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 1 3 4 2
39 Vietnam Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2
40 Lithuania Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 2
41 Thailand Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 2
42 Morocco Morocco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 2
43 Egypt Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 3 3 5 2 2 1
44 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0 0 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 0 3 7 1 4 3 0 1 3 1
45 South Africa South Africa 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 3 1 8 3 4 6 5 3 2 7 1
46 Pakistan Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 3 1
47 Czech Republic Czech Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 4 11 4 7 1 9 3 7 1
48 Latvia Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
49 Oman Oman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
50 Kuwait Kuwait 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 4 1 0 1
51 Romania Romania 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 0
52 North Korea North Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0
53 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
54 Estonia Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
55 Philippines Philippines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0
56 Panama Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
57 Cuba Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
58 Venezuela Venezuela 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
59 Costa rica Costa rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
60 Uruguay Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
61 Croatia Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
62 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
63 Belarus Belarus 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
64 Bulgaria Bulgaria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
65 Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
66 Malaysia Malaysia 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 4 5 5 3 4 2 8 0
67 Cyprus Cyprus 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4 0 2 0
68 Slovenia Slovenia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 3 2 2 2 0 1 0
69 Hungary Hungary 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 2 2 3 0 2 3 1 0
70 Ukraine Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0
71 Portugal Portugal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 4 5 4 0 4 4 0
72 Jordan Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
73 Algeria Algeria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
74 Georgia Georgia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
75 Slovakia Slovakia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0