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Number of Registered Nanotechnology Patents by Iran Grew by 68 Percent in 2018


According to the Statnano portal, the number of registered patents by Iran in Europe and the US has grown by 68% in 2018.

February 11, 2019 Commercialization

There has been significant growth in the number of registered patents by Iran in the nanotechnology area. According to the Statnano portal, 13,050 patents have been registered in the Europe (EPTO) and US (USPTO) patent offices in 2018. The number of registered patents in 2018 is 68% higher than this number in 2017. This number puts Iran in the 21st place in the global ranking of countries with most nanotechnology patents.

 

Rank

Country

Nano published applications (USPTO)

Share (%) of USPTO

Nano published applications (EPO)

The share of nano in total (%)

1

USA

5,646

50.1

311

3.1

2

South Korea 

1,004

8.9

247

4.3

3

China

913

8.1

169

3.9

4

Japan

792

7.0

327

1.4

5

Taiwan

532

4.7

19

4.0

6

Germany

424

3.8

153

1.9

7

France

295

2.6

106

3.5

8

UK

224

2.0

26

3.1

9

Canada

194

1.7

13

3.1

10

Saudi Arabia

158

1.4

0

17.8

11

Switzerland

140

1.2

64

2.6

12

 Netherlands 

115

1.0

31

2.3

13

Singapore

85

0.8

7

4.7

14

Belgium

82

0.7

44

5.5

15

Finland

71

0.6

14

3.9

16

Italy

71

0.6

28

2.1

17

India

66

0.6

5

4.0

18

Australia

60

0.5

1

3.0

19

Sweden

52

0.5

7

1.2

20

Spain

46

0.4

61

5.3

21

Iran

42

0.4

0

26.8

22

Luxembourg

32

0.3

2

4.9

23

Denmark

30

0.3

10

2.0

24

Turkey

29

0.3

16

8.7

25

Austria

28

0.2

21

2.2

26

Total (World)

11280

100

1766

2.8

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