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.
About 3 percent of the total patent applications filed with the #USPTO and #EPO in 2020 are related to nanotechnology; while the ratio is about 9% for #nano_articles.
#Vietnam had significant progress in publishing #nano_articles in 2020. Around 17 percent of Vietnam's scientific publications had been related to nanotechnology.
About half of the world's #nano_articles are annually published in #Q1_journals. Singapore, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Switzerland have a large share of published articles in Q1 journals.
#Singapore has the highest 5-year average citation per article with nearly 12000 #nano_articles published between 2015 and 2019, followed by #Australia.
The share of #nano_articles in the total scientific publications has still been growing. In 2018, around 9.7% of the total scientific publications were related to nanotechnology.
#The_United_States has published approximately one #nano_patent in #USPTO and #EPO for every two #nano_articles, while that of #China has been one for every 43.
#Local_share (the ratio of #nano_articles to total articles) can be considered as a criterion for the #national_priority of countries in #nanoscience publications.