The number of nanotechnology published #patent applications in #USPTO increased by more than 20% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to 2021.
While nearly half of #USPTO nanotechnology #patent applications belonged to the United States, China, South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan were the following countries on the list.
Having registered more than 8000 nanotechnology #patents in both #EPO and #USPTO, Germany ranked second in the EPO and sixth in USPTO.
#Egypt is currently the top #nanotechnology research country in Africa, while #South_Africa has filed the most #patents and established the most nanotechnology companies and institutions.
About 9500 nanotechnology #patent_applications have been published in #USPTO up to October 2020, more than half of them belong to the United States while China, South Korea, and Japan possess the next ranks.
#Borophene, an #emerging_nanomaterial: publication of about 100 articles and 7 US #patent_applications in 2017.