By Will Soutter
Market research solutions provider, Research and Markets has included a new report titled "The Chinese R&D Landscape - Micro-structural and Nano-technology" to its report offering. There has been a significant increase in research and development initiatives in the field of micro-structural and nanotechnology in China in the last 10 years.
The objective of the report is to analyze aspects pertaining to this growing research interest in China. The premise for the report is the full database comprising information on Chinese patent applications and invention patents submitted to the State Intellectual Property Office of China. The scope of the study includes only patents with Chinese priority. Geographical data is available along with the patent related database.
To identify the locations in China that have witnessed research and development activities in the field of micro-structural and nano-technology, the report lists the top 20 Chinese cities on the basis of number of patents filed pertaining to micro-structural and nanotechnology and also includes a number of patent applications from each city.
In order to obtain information about the companies and academic institutions engaged in driving the research initiatives in China, the report has identified the top 10 companies in terms of number of patents filed in the field of micro-structural and nanotechnology with additional information about their location, main patenting area and number of patent applications filed. The same type of information is available for the top 10 academic institutions in China. The report also highlights the specific areas of interest in the field of micro-structuring and nanotechnology.