Technical University of Denmark European world leader in patent application rankings
25 March 2015
Research & education
The Technical University of Denmark is the educational institution in Europe with the most published applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty in 2014 according to WIPO.
Only four European educational institutions are listed in the 2014 top 50 of educational institutions ranked according to their number of international patent applications, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
The Technical University of Denmark takes the first place among the European top performers in the category “Top PCT applicants for educational institutions (published applications)”.
#15 (#293 overall) Technical University of Denmark, Denmark.
#21 (#325 overall) ISIS Innovation Limited, United Kingdom.
#35 (#465 overall) Eidgenossische Technische Hochshule Zurich, Switzerland.
#37 (#521 overall) Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland.
The remaining top 50 educational institutions come from USA (28), South Korea (7), Japan (4), China (3), Singapore (1), and Israel (1).
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property policy, services, information and cooperation. A specialised agency of the United Nations, WIPO assists its 188 member states in developing a balanced international IP legal framework to meet society's evolving needs. It provides business services for obtaining IP rights in multiple countries and resolving disputes and delivers capacity-building programmes to help developing countries benefit from using IP.
See the WIPO 2014 rankings.
Read the WIPO press release.