Patents in Waste management

Short description

Number of patent applications filed to the European patent office (EPO) for inventions within waste management.

Be aware that due to delayed data entries in the original database the values for the last couple of years might be underestimated and could possibly increase over the next years. Have this in mind when working with data from recent years.

Original data

Unit for original data: 
number of patent applications
Date of extraction: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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