Top 20 countries in production of nanosciences in 2014
Over nine percent of all scientific articles published in 2014 are allocated to nanotechnology. China, USA and India have published the highest number of ISI-indexed nanotechnology articles in 2014.
Share of Large Pharmaceutical Enterprises in Nanotechnology Innovation
According to Statnano, three enterprises Sanofi, Novartis, and Pfizer possess the first three ranks in the number of nanotechnology patents among top enterprises presented by Forbes. Also, there are 18 enterprises from the United States among the 42 top enterprises. The United States possesses the first rank and Japan and Switzerland have the second and third rank, respectively.
|Funding & Investment|
|R&D expenditure (% of GDP) (2012)||2.79||(6th)|
|Researchers in R&D (2007)||4,673||(8th)|
|ISI articles (2014)||342,322||(1st)|
|h-Index of nano-articles (2013)||37.00||(1st)|
|Local share in nanoscience generation (Percent) (2014)||6.41||(63th)|
|Nanopatent (EPO) (2014)||1,720||(1st)|
|Nanopatent (USPTO) (2014)||13,819||(1st)|
|Published Nanopatent applications (EPO) (2014)||1,107||(2nd)|
|Published Nanopatent applications (USPTO) (2014)||20,117||(1st)|