By Will Soutter
Market research and information solutions provider, Research and Markets has announced the inclusion of a new report, “The Chinese R&D landscape – Micro-structural and Nanotechnology” to its existing offering. There has been significant interest in the field of micro-structural and nanotechnology in China over the last 10 years which is demonstrated by the increasing R&D activities.
The report attempts to provide information pertaining to the R&D schema in China such as the location of the facilities where R&D work is carried out in the field of micro-structural and nanotechnology in China, the academic institutions and organizations that fuel the research and development efforts and the areas within the micro-structural and nanotechnology fields that the Chinese are focusing on. The database comprising the patents for Chinese inventions and the patent applications filed with the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office forms the basis for the report. The database provides details of the invention, inventor, location and the time of invention. The analysis takes only patents of Chinese priority into consideration.
The information provided in the report includes top 20 cities in terms of a number of patent applications filed in the field of micro-structural and nanotechnology, the top 10 academic institutions and top 10 organizations based on number of patents applied for and the top 50 players in the field. All of this is supplemented with location details, total number of patents and the primary area of patenting as defined by the main International Patent Classification.