Picosun among Top 10 companies with most patent applications

March 17, 2021

CapMan Growth portfolio company, ALD expert Picosun submitted tenth most patent applications to the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2020. In total, Picosun’s patent applications amounted to 16. Picosun is one of the smallest companies on the list, with the vast majority of patent applications coming from large OMX Helsinki 25 featured companies.

The number of patent applications received by the EPO grew by 11.1% in 2020 compared to the previous year.

The number of patents is a proxy for innovation, which is a central force for economic growth. We are pleased that CapMan Growth is part of this development.

Finnish companies submitting the most patent applications to EPO in 2020

# Company Applications
1 Nokia 826
2 Kone 105
3 Valmet 65
4 Stora Enso 43
5 VTT 35
6 Kemira 29
7 Dispelix 26
8 Wärtsilä 24
9 Neste 19
10 Outotec 16
10 Picosun 16

Read more in Uusi teknologia (article in Finnish).