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A spatial analysis of where patents come from, which combines different datasets and sheds light on both hyper-local and continental phenomena, by Topi Tjukanov.
Maps are among the most powerful data-visualisation tools. Yet, global charts sometimes risk spurring the wrong public debate.
Europeans are more and more connected to internet, but there still are huge gaps between regions and countries
Each year, the European Patent Office publishes a series of indicators on patent filings.
Countries from Central and Eastern Europe have made more requests for European patents in the last seven years, just as traditional innovating countries have made less.