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Summary

Data coverage: Scopus, 2001-2017

Date of Data Extraction: 24th August 2018

Note: Growth rate (%) = [(Present value- Past value)/Past value] x 100

A manifold increase in the number of publications can be seen from 2001 to 2011. However, the rise in the number of publications shows a slower incline from 2012 to 2017.

 

Summary

Data Coverage: Scopus, 2001-2017

Date of Data Extraction: 24th August 2018

Note: Citation per article = [Total number of citation/Total number of articles]

A growing trend in the number of publications from 2001 to 2017 and with that, a commensurate increase in the number of citations until 2011. From 2012 to 2014, the number of citations averaged at about 167,500, before decreasing to 138,274 in 2015, 92,680 in 2016 and 40,750 in 2017. 

Summary

Data coverage: PCT, 2006-2017

Date of Data Extraction: 17th July 2018

Note: Growth rate (%) = [(Present value- Past value)/Past value] x 100

The application for PCTs showed an increasing trend from 2006-2010, with the largest percentage of increase, of 188%, between 2007 to 2008.

Summary

Data coverage: MyIPO, 2001-2017

Date of Data Extraction: 17th July 2018

Note: Growth rate (%): [(Present value- Past value)/Past value] x 100

From 2001-2017, a total of 103,713 patent applications have been filed at MyIPO.

Summary

Data Coverage: PCT, 2006-2017

Date of Data Extraction: 17th July 2018

Note: Citation per patent = [Total number of citation/Total number of articles]

From 2006 to 2010, there was a steady increase in the number of PCT patents filed, with 2010 having the highest number of applications, at 327. The same steady growth is seen in forward citations from 2006 to 2009. From 2010, however, there is a steady decrease in the number of forward citations received, and correspondingly, in the forward citations per patent.