Academic Research Programme

We provide financial support for rigorous research projects that set out to produce empirical evidence with relevant implications for policymakers and business in Europe.



Statistics 2018 visual This section provides statistics in Excel format for the last 10 years covering:

European patent applications filed with the EPO

Granted patents

Top applicants

Please note that the consolidation process used may lead to some discrepancies with the lists in previous years.

National data for selected countries

The files below provide an overview of key data on selected countries.

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