Newsletter registration

By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Austria.
Where Your Profits Grow Sky High.

Austria ranked sixth in the EU for patent applications

Austrian Patent Office President Karepova, Federal Minister Hofer © Austrian Patent Office/APA-Fotoservice/Tanzer

On balance, Austria ranks a good 11th worldwide in terms of patent applications. South Korea is number one in the rankings, followed by Japan, Switzerland, USA and Germany. Austria placed sixth in the EU, behind Germany, Denmark, France, Sweden and the Netherlands.

2,744 patent applications were submitted to the Austrian Patent Office last year, and 1,710 inventions were patented. As in previous years, Upper Austria accounted for the largest number or 583 applications, followed by Styria (479) and Vienna (441). Engine developer AVL List was the top company (182 invention registrations), ahead of fittings manufacturer Julius Blum (67) and Tridonic, supplier of intelligent light solutions (53). The Vienna University of Technology, the first academic institution in the ranking, was seventh on the list with 33 applications.

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Linkedin

Testimonials

Events

Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

  • Üzlet Ausztriában konzultációs nap

    18.09.2019 / 14:00 - 17:00, Debrecen, Hungary

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

Thanks to a fantastic mindset, our employees at the Villach site have built up a unique expertise which helps us to further strengthen our position on the global market. We fuse high-performance manufacturing with research and development in the field of power electronics. In addition to a very good cooperation with partners and networks, a well-developed landscape of 'talent factories' ranging from higher technical colleges to universities, we as a company also value the outstanding model of research promotion which exists in Austria.

Infineon

Logo Infineon
More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

Pfizer builds international quality control centre in Austria

A total of EUR 50 million is being invested in the construction of a new laboratory for an international quality control centre for vaccines, as well as the construction of modern office space and the modernisation and expansion of the existing infrastructure for vaccine production.

Austrian SMEs Implement Measures to Curb Climate Change

Drought, storms, floods and mass immigration: climate change is real, and its consequences will pose massive challenges to society, political decision makers and the economy. This text focuses on how Austrian SMEs face the effects of climate change and why the changes also open up economic opportunities.

More news All blog posts