Reclamation of contaminated soil patents per 1000 researchers

Short description

Number of patent applications filed to the European patent office (EPO) for inventions within agriculture and soil sciences. The indicator is expressed in terms of “Number of patents per thousand researchers”.

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: 
patent applications
Date of extraction: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Agriculture and Soil sciences

More effective and sustainable agricultural practices can improve biodiversity, soil fertility as well as climatic effects and resilience.

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