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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 [Mar]
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 2,533
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 1,280
2 South Korea South Korea 19 29 48 69 66 93 113 184 240 391 448 430 501 667 839 914 1,044 887 931 941 236
3 China China 2 1 7 10 13 25 20 35 60 98 136 225 270 357 393 416 524 520 746 736 195
4 Japan Japan 159 163 230 241 250 267 247 280 350 521 469 526 587 889 902 819 733 640 707 661 177
5 Taiwan Taiwan 26 39 36 61 67 109 114 142 188 271 308 407 425 551 500 514 490 427 505 513 112
6 Germany Germany 55 79 86 99 84 110 106 92 113 200 203 205 248 496 307 301 378 309 348 310 71
7 France France 68 63 59 40 58 49 64 59 50 108 142 140 176 347 242 210 235 236 233 214 64
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 62
9 UK UK 17 21 18 34 17 23 23 19 25 30 49 60 87 145 109 123 144 133 149 154 54
10 Canada Canada 21 21 35 38 40 52 27 40 36 56 81 82 85 127 109 106 119 115 145 151 42
11 Netherlands Netherlands 7 17 25 13 30 36 50 55 53 93 72 103 115 155 156 136 122 101 86 96 37
12 Switzerland Switzerland 10 9 15 7 11 14 15 19 14 34 46 48 61 126 64 79 89 85 87 92 30
13 Italy Italy 7 11 7 11 8 17 8 22 15 28 33 24 43 77 41 47 33 47 56 65 18
14 Singapore Singapore 2 10 7 6 9 7 19 19 18 20 22 27 37 51 65 56 66 70 78 68 15
15 Belgium Belgium 9 3 8 10 9 8 7 8 12 16 22 23 29 47 45 42 47 46 42 49 12
16 Spain Spain 0 2 1 1 2 2 2 5 3 6 4 9 13 32 27 30 35 24 33 24 12
17 Sweden Sweden 11 6 8 4 11 7 9 10 8 25 26 35 25 65 57 40 39 43 43 36 11
18 Finland Finland 4 3 0 3 4 7 5 4 7 10 11 17 28 37 37 46 48 34 65 60 11
19 Ireland Ireland 5 1 5 4 7 3 8 8 8 9 6 18 9 22 14 10 14 15 21 28 11
20 Australia Australia 7 8 10 16 9 28 33 22 41 36 39 17 28 28 19 22 39 37 37 39 11
21 Austria Austria 3 3 2 3 4 6 4 1 2 4 4 7 13 24 16 12 15 18 25 23 11
22 India India 5 8 4 12 2 6 7 7 6 7 4 11 32 55 50 52 65 63 60 42 9
23 Turkey Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 5 5 10 6 8 10 13 3
24 Iran Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 11 8 12 10 13 18 16 37 3
25 UAE UAE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 4 3 6 5 2
26 Colombia Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 1 3 4 2
27 Qatar Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 4 1 2
28 Russia Russia 2 1 3 4 2 1 4 5 3 4 8 4 4 11 8 12 7 1 4 7 2
29 Vietnam Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2
30 Poland Poland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 8 4 10 9 7 12 2
31 Denmark Denmark 1 4 2 2 2 2 4 6 3 10 12 8 6 21 18 12 8 19 21 13 2
32 Chile Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 1 4 0 2 2 2
33 Pakistan Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 3 1
34 Greece Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 2 3 1 0 1 1 3 0 1
35 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
36 Mexico Mexico 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 2 5 8 7 4 15 11 4 8 1
37 Brazil Brazil 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 3 4 12 8 9 14 9 14 10 1
38 Egypt Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 3 3 5 2 2 1
39 Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 7 5 7 13 7 11 10 16 15 1
40 Norway Norway 0 1 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 5 3 7 4 7 11 9 10 15 1
41 Angola Angola 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
42 Thailand Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 1
43 Kuwait Kuwait 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 4 1 0 1
44 Morocco Morocco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1
45 Lithuania Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
46 Romania Romania 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 0
47 Jordan Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
48 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
49 Argentina Argentina 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 0
50 Estonia Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
51 Philippines Philippines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 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 Latvia Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
54 Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
55 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
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 Venezuela Venezuela 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
58 Uruguay Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
59 Bulgaria Bulgaria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
60 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
61 Belarus Belarus 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
62 Croatia Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
63 Georgia Georgia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
64 Portugal Portugal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 4 5 4 0 4 4 0
65 Oman Oman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
66 Algeria Algeria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
67 Ukraine Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0
68 Cuba Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
69 Slovenia Slovenia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 3 2 2 2 0 1 0
70 Cyprus Cyprus 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4 0 2 0
71 Hungary Hungary 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 2 2 3 0 2 3 1 0
72 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0 0 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 0 3 7 1 4 3 0 1 3 0
73 Malaysia Malaysia 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 4 5 5 3 4 2 8 0
74 South Africa South Africa 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 3 1 8 3 4 6 5 3 2 7 0
75 Slovakia Slovakia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0