Welcome to Open Innovation

Science and technology research funded or conducted by the public sector is intended to benefit society.

Do we know how well this is working? It is expected that the outputs of such research are published in the scholarly literature. But we don’t have very good ways to know what economic or social outcomes will emerge from research, and more importantly, we don’t know how to optimize these outcomes for social and economic good...more

Did You Know


US applications were filled in 2014

Amongst non-resident applicants, the US remains the largest filer, filing 11 551 applications in 2014.

Patent Statistics

  • Global Something - 90%
  • Flag Something - 25%
  • Legal Something - 65%

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