Among the top 25 largest #oil and #gas companies, Baker Hughes, Saudi Aramco, and Halliburton have issued the highest number of #nanotechnology_patents so far.
About 14 #nanotechnology_patents (USPTO+EPO) per 100 #nano_articles in 2020: USA, Japan, and Taiwan have the highest ratio.
Near to 15 #nanotechnology_patents were registered with USPTO and EPO in 2020, for every 100 WoS indexed #nano_articles. The United States leads the way with a rate of about 52.
#mRNA technology has been widely used in many #nanotechnology_patents focusing on the #coronavirus (SARS / MERS) treatment approaches.
A vast majority of #nanotechnology_patents on #coronaviruses have focused on the #diagnostic methods based on #CRISPR technology.
University of California, Tsinghua University, and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals were universities with the most #nanotechnology_patents of 2018 at USPTO.
In 2018, the share of #nanotechnology_patents in the total patents filed at USPTO reached 2.8% while the share for #nanotechnology_publications was around 10%.
#IBM has ranked first among all patent holders at the #USPTO having 600 #nanotechnology_patents filed by the end of September 2018.