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World Cities Ranked by Patent Productivity

Today’s Globe and Mail published an interesting┬álist of 24 cities ranked by the number of U.S. patents per 100,000 population. The top ranked Canadian city was Vancouver (11th), followed by Toronto (12th), Calgary (13th), Montreal (15th) and Halifax (20th). Seven … Continue reading

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Patented in China: New Report from Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters has published a new report called “Patented in China: the Present and Future State of Innovation in China.” Patent filings from China have been growing faster than any other region in the last few years and if the … Continue reading

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New Report: Patents per 100K Workers, 2001-2006

The State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI), a nonprofit organization that supports economic development through science, technology and innovation, has released a new report showing the ranking in number of patents issued per 100,000 workers for U.S. states and the … Continue reading

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