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Indicator : Nanotechnology published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of nanotechnology patents applications published (but not yet granted) 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 published patent applications 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 501 2,373 3,440 4,427 5,329 6,048 6,332 7,223 7,789 9,372 9,302 9,610 9,733 10,572 10,956 11,079 11,042 11,280 11,891 12,901 6,555
1 USA USA 264 1,528 2,261 2,743 3,283 3,518 3,635 4,144 4,175 4,883 4,732 4,950 4,988 5,675 5,321 5,635 5,559 5,646 5,962 6,369 3,004
2 China China 1 14 21 47 55 104 100 130 234 302 348 412 523 476 554 591 694 913 900 1,125 690
3 South Korea South Korea 10 72 75 164 283 373 469 507 508 795 787 849 977 1,138 1,253 1,326 1,254 1,004 1,103 1,142 648
4 Japan Japan 85 255 288 359 446 511 531 585 747 833 827 958 866 789 873 805 766 792 849 948 477
5 Taiwan Taiwan 2 29 46 98 193 271 352 344 508 564 558 705 690 691 688 566 516 532 590 655 334
6 Germany Germany 17 114 190 292 279 334 312 368 451 545 515 491 392 368 454 413 433 424 423 426 181
7 France France 23 78 115 174 144 153 164 219 240 286 305 223 285 256 326 284 280 295 252 289 152
8 UK UK 8 41 54 91 91 96 90 98 138 199 200 158 159 186 212 187 226 224 234 247 130
9 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 8 21 35 43 48 71 67 153 158 193 208 129
10 Canada Canada 13 55 88 94 88 109 84 126 124 150 176 147 150 148 191 196 171 194 218 272 127
11 Netherlands Netherlands 1 8 20 40 57 66 53 108 127 174 148 132 108 109 166 101 118 115 124 144 86
12 Switzerland Switzerland 4 19 23 52 50 54 67 89 106 127 89 92 90 113 118 132 128 140 145 130 83
13 Belgium Belgium 2 12 18 34 29 31 31 36 64 84 74 82 66 62 56 44 68 82 81 56 51
14 Singapore Singapore 0 6 15 9 21 34 26 33 43 60 81 62 104 65 106 95 86 85 104 74 50
15 Finland Finland 0 8 10 19 13 9 24 16 35 30 21 42 49 57 45 56 73 71 60 57 39
16 Italy Italy 4 11 13 26 29 37 45 58 54 69 91 65 60 57 67 53 75 71 70 91 37
17 Spain Spain 0 9 11 8 14 18 23 23 24 35 48 58 54 58 43 54 46 56 55 36
18 Sweden Sweden 4 17 27 23 30 25 18 30 44 54 52 58 64 71 66 46 61 52 51 62 36
19 Australia Australia 3 5 13 53 29 38 30 41 34 53 48 39 34 34 39 40 45 60 68 69 34
20 India India 0 8 10 19 33 21 38 34 32 41 63 77 74 62 101 99 71 66 60 69 30
21 Austria Austria 2 8 3 15 8 16 22 21 33 36 25 30 20 18 22 21 23 28 50 54 25
22 Ireland Ireland 1 6 8 9 11 16 9 22 24 19 22 20 13 30 30 28 24 21 25 39 19
23 Iran Iran 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 5 6 17 21 20 8 13 23 27 25 42 24 20 18
24 Denmark Denmark 0 10 8 12 20 9 20 20 29 22 29 23 33 20 34 31 27 30 39 29 14
25 Norway Norway 1 0 4 2 4 5 5 9 8 9 11 19 15 10 16 21 7 22 23 26 11
26 Brazil Brazil 0 2 1 4 5 6 5 12 15 12 14 18 14 16 21 17 14 15 21 15 10
27 Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 1 1 1 1 3 3 0 7 3 6 7 10 5 8 10 14 32 14 21 10
28 UAE UAE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 4 4 4 2 1 6 8 11 8
29 Turkey Turkey 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 5 1 4 5 13 10 4 7 18 13 29 13 18 7
30 Russia Russia 1 10 12 13 10 22 13 12 18 19 16 17 20 16 5 17 13 4 7 8 7
31 Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 9 5 11 8 7 4 8 11 8 10 8 6 4 5
32 Colombia Colombia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 3 3 3 4 3 3 4
33 South Africa South Africa 0 1 3 3 6 3 2 3 2 11 7 9 7 13 5 4 5 5 4 9 4
34 Estonia Estonia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 5 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 4
35 Chile Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 2 0 1 5 8 3 2 8 10 9 4
36 Portugal Portugal 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 5 3 10 13 6 7 1 6 8 3 11 8 8 4
37 Poland Poland 0 1 0 4 3 4 2 1 3 0 4 6 5 3 13 16 17 12 18 5 3
38 Greece Greece 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 4 1 7 1 8 1 2 4 1 3 4 3 3
39 Qatar Qatar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 5 4 9 3
40 Argentina Argentina 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 2 2 3 1 4 1 4 1 2 4 3
41 Vietnam Vietnam 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 3 4 4 2
42 Pakistan Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 2 1 3 1 3 4 1 4 2 2
43 Ukraine Ukraine 0 4 2 6 1 0 3 8 1 4 7 1 2 2 1 1 4 1 0 7 2
44 New Zealand New Zealand 0 2 2 1 3 5 4 9 4 5 4 6 8 8 10 10 8 5 8 13 2
45 Slovakia Slovakia 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
46 Malaysia Malaysia 0 7 1 0 4 10 12 2 2 3 6 8 5 7 6 12 4 9 6 4 1
47 Thailand Thailand 0 1 1 4 2 3 1 2 3 2 1 1 2 5 3 1 2 2 4 7 1
48 Lithuania Lithuania 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 5 3 3 1 1 0 1
49 Bulgaria Bulgaria 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
50 Panama Panama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 1
51 Kuwait Kuwait 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1
52 Oman Oman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
53 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
54 Jordan Jordan 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0
55 Croatia Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
56 Costa rica Costa rica 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0
57 Iceland Iceland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
58 Cyprus Cyprus 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 3 1 3 3 4 0 0
59 Slovenia Slovenia 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 3 2 2 4 2 2 3 1 1 0 0
60 Uruguay Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
61 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 0 0 4 3 2 2 4 5 0 4 3 1 1 2 0 2 1 4 5 0
62 Tunisia Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
63 Egypt Egypt 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 1 2 5 5 3 12 4 2 3 2 4 0
64 Yemen Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
65 Lebanon Lebanon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
66 Hungary Hungary 0 1 1 2 1 2 4 5 5 7 5 7 4 9 4 2 4 1 0 0 0
67 Serbia Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
68 Indonesia Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
69 Cuba Cuba 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
70 Armenia Armenia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
71 Morocco Morocco 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 1 0
72 Peru Peru 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
73 Latvia Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
74 Nigeria Nigeria 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0