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6. European patents granted in 2001 and 2006

Inventor's country of residence Year
2001 2006
Grants ICT Biotechnology Grants ICT Biotechnology
Finland 349 123 12 740 372 19
Sweden 729 138 14 1282 425 40
Germany 8294 1487 138 13802 2841 342
France 2849 632 44 4289 1047 188
Great Britain 1677 462 76 2696 795 174
Netherlands 875 270 31 1554 645 65
Austria 438 60 19 761 114 19
EU-25 17592 3560 394 29465 6922 1022
Switzerland 1031 167 25 1493 296 42
Japan 6596 2812 131 11229 4515 354
United States 8218 2746 417 13355 4397 1043
Total of countries 34710 9594 1037 59025 17256 2695

Source: Patenting 2006. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.10.2007

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Patenting [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3023. 2006, 6. European patents granted in 2001 and 2006 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/pat/2006/pat_2006_2007-10-25_tau_006_en.html