Patenting gap widens as EPO reports overall filings growth


Germany remains Europe’s top patent holder with 26,734 European patents applications filed in 2018, a 4.7 per cent increase compared to 2017. This represents Germany’s fastest growth since 2010. In contrast, ten EU member states filed less than 100 patents each.

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Priorities for the European Open Science Cloud

Europe’s big open science cloud project is formally getting underway, with the launch of its Governing Board. In this white paper, a cross-sector group of experts – from academia, industry and public-sector institutions – offers its suggestions on which issues need tackling first.

30 Oct 2018

Horizon Europe: The Essential Guide

The Science|Business road map to Europe’s next big R&D programme. Independent, informed and comprehensive reporting from inside the Brussels beast.

This publication is free for Science|Business members. 

12 Sep 2018
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