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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
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 9,705
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 4,889
2 South Korea South Korea 19 29 48 69 66 93 113 184 240 391 448 430 501 667 839 914 1,044 887 931 941 826
3 China China 2 1 7 10 13 25 20 35 60 98 136 225 270 357 393 416 524 520 746 736 824
4 Japan Japan 159 163 230 241 250 267 247 280 350 521 469 526 587 889 902 819 733 640 707 661 666
5 Taiwan Taiwan 26 39 36 61 67 109 114 142 188 271 308 407 425 551 500 514 490 427 505 513 556
6 Germany Germany 55 79 86 99 84 110 106 92 113 200 203 205 248 496 307 301 378 309 348 310 274
7 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 12 25 32 53 48 92 162 176 168 226
8 France France 68 63 59 40 58 49 64 59 50 108 142 140 176 347 242 210 235 236 233 214 209
9 UK UK 17 21 18 34 17 23 23 19 25 30 49 60 87 145 109 123 144 133 149 154 175
10 Canada Canada 21 21 35 38 40 52 27 40 36 56 81 82 85 127 109 106 119 115 145 151 146
11 Netherlands Netherlands 7 17 25 13 30 36 50 55 53 93 72 103 115 155 156 136 122 101 86 96 123
12 Switzerland Switzerland 10 9 15 7 11 14 15 19 14 34 46 48 61 126 64 79 89 85 87 92 105
13 Singapore Singapore 2 10 7 6 9 7 19 19 18 20 22 27 37 51 65 56 66 70 78 68 58
14 Belgium Belgium 9 3 8 10 9 8 7 8 12 16 22 23 29 47 45 42 47 46 42 49 55
15 Australia Australia 7 8 10 16 9 28 33 22 41 36 39 17 28 28 19 22 39 37 37 39 47
16 Italy Italy 7 11 7 11 8 17 8 22 15 28 33 24 43 77 41 47 33 47 56 65 46
17 Finland Finland 4 3 0 3 4 7 5 4 7 10 11 17 28 37 37 46 48 34 65 60 45
18 Austria Austria 3 3 2 3 4 6 4 1 2 4 4 7 13 24 16 12 15 18 25 23 41
19 India India 5 8 4 12 2 6 7 7 6 7 4 11 32 55 50 52 65 63 60 42 41
20 Sweden Sweden 11 6 8 4 11 7 9 10 8 25 26 35 25 65 57 40 39 43 43 36 34
21 Spain Spain 0 2 1 1 2 2 2 5 3 6 4 9 13 32 27 30 35 24 33 24 33
22 Ireland Ireland 5 1 5 4 7 3 8 8 8 9 6 18 9 22 14 10 14 15 21 28 30
23 Iran Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 11 8 12 10 13 18 16 37 21
24 UAE UAE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 4 3 6 5 12
25 Denmark Denmark 1 4 2 2 2 2 4 6 3 10 12 8 6 21 18 12 8 19 21 13 12
26 Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 7 5 7 13 7 11 10 16 15 11
27 Turkey Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 5 5 10 6 8 10 13 10
28 Russia Russia 2 1 3 4 2 1 4 5 3 4 8 4 4 11 8 12 7 1 4 7 9
29 Norway Norway 0 1 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 5 3 7 4 7 11 9 10 15 8
30 Greece Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 2 3 1 0 1 1 3 0 7
31 Chile Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 1 4 0 2 2 6
32 Mexico Mexico 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 2 5 8 7 4 15 11 4 8 6
33 Qatar Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 4 1 6
34 Brazil Brazil 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 3 4 12 8 9 14 9 14 10 6
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 5
36 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0 0 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 0 3 7 1 4 3 0 1 3 5
37 Poland Poland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 8 4 10 9 7 12 5
38 New Zealand New Zealand 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 3 0 2 3 3 8 4 2 9 4
39 South Africa South Africa 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 3 1 8 3 4 6 5 3 2 7 3
40 Colombia Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 1 3 4 3
41 Thailand Thailand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 3
42 Argentina Argentina 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 3
43 Ukraine Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 3
44 Vietnam Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2
45 Morocco Morocco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 2
46 Kuwait Kuwait 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 4 1 0 2
47 Lithuania Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 2
48 Estonia Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 1
49 Egypt Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 3 3 5 2 2 1
50 Costa rica Costa rica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1
51 Pakistan Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 3 1
52 Portugal Portugal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 4 5 4 0 4 4 1
53 Lebanon Lebanon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
54 Latvia Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
55 Oman Oman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
56 Cuba Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
57 Jordan Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
58 Panama Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
59 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
60 Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
61 Uruguay Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
62 Slovakia Slovakia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 Croatia Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
65 Bulgaria Bulgaria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
66 Venezuela Venezuela 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
67 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
68 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
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 Philippines Philippines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0
71 Cyprus Cyprus 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4 0 2 0
72 Georgia Georgia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 Hungary Hungary 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 2 2 3 0 2 3 1 0
75 Romania Romania 1 0 0 0 0