Description

Number of patents granted annually in developing countries, for SCP products / innovations ( BBB )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 12.a Support developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production

Value Range

Data

Poor; however, different patent granting norms prevail across countries
Green/SCP related patents can be selected from these databases

WIPO

Linkages: 17.7, 17.8


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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.