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New EPO study: Europe and US are leading innovation in plastic recycling and alternative plastics globally, patent data shows

Written by Daniel van Herck :: [Tuesday, 26 October 2021 13:50]
Created Tuesday, 26 October 2021 Hits 516 views
From a global perspective, Europe and the US are leading innovation in plastic recycling and alternative plastics technologies, a new study published today by the European Patent Office (EPO) shows. Europe and the US each accounted for 30% of patenting activity worldwide in these sectors between 2010 and 2019, or 60% combined. Within Europe, Germany posted the highest share of patent activity in both plastic recycling and bioplastic technologies (8% of global total), while France, the UK, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium stand out for their higher specialisation in these fields.
Read more at EPO News.
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