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Austria was able to maintain its position in the top group for patent applications in the 2020 corona year. Particularly innovative: plastic, lighting systems – and a manufacturer of fittings.


SN / zkw / hartwig zoegl

Modern lighting technology from ZKW can be found in premium cars around the world.

The corona pandemic hardly affected inventiveness in the previous year. This is shown by the patent index compiled annually by the European Patent Office (EPO), which shows a slight minus of 0.7 percent for 2020 compared to the previous year – while economic output in the euro zone fell by 6.6 percent. The number of patent applications in Europe remained largely stable compared to the record year 2019 at a total of 180,250 and minus 0.7 percent.

The decline in patents filed from Austria fell more sharply with minus 1.8 …

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Accessed on March 15, 2021 at 7:52 am on https://www.sn.at/wirtschaft/oesterreich/die-patenten-unternehmen-101114824

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