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Technology domain
All technologies (total patents)25 62188 39635 07735 20133 56032 92333 23034 21334 70936 02737 91436 074
Selected environment-related technologies1 8185 3292 6322 7613 1123 3753 7054 2273 9593 9053 5913 071
Hide subtree Environmental management1 0672 8761 4771 5591 5891 6981 8732 1431 8941 7081 7401 544
Environmental managementHide subtree Air pollution abatement3621 046514627568636733870684655641558
Air pollution abatementEmissions abatement from stationary sources (e.g. SOx, NOx, PM emissions from combustion plants)88226121153173249322351297260270207
Emissions abatement from mobile sources (e.g. NOx, CO, HC, PM emissions from motor vehicles)172442209224187161209271219209185162
Not elsewhere classified102378184250208226202248168186186189
Hide subtree Water pollution abatement4021 021561507576603638750680587631571
Water pollution abatementWater and wastewater treatment360981546494563587625728652563612545
Fertilizers from wastewater41071148578627
Oil spill cleanup3830829881520181719
Hide subtree Waste management281719383392415422449478487426432363
Waste managementSolid waste collection387672484260575342552743
Material recovery, recycling and re-use102323142170166181203189206194185143
Fertilizers from waste136738302027222638291923
Incineration and energy recovery4210737386744495959357156
Waste management – Not elsewhere classified861469410612011011815114211313098
Soil remediation207910252226452627342021
Environmental monitoring211988118191661631
Hide subtree Water-related adaptation technologies85204197248240321278312250249231248
Water-related adaptation technologiesHide subtree Demand-side technologies (water conservation)78176130150141207211249190206191225
Demand-side technologies (water conservation)Indoor water conservation91630383828323534382339
Irrigation water conservation186449554311810713669907371
Water conservation in thermoelectric power production92922162516254341363764
Water distribution426729413545473546425851
Hide subtree Supply-side technologies (water availability)728679899114676360434023
Supply-side technologies (water availability)Water collection (rain, surface and ground-water)72741708080555652363318
Water storage01262819341278775
Hide subtree Climate change mitigation1 0963 5081 6541 7692 1412 3342 6603 0792 9512 9592 6692 158
Climate change mitigationHide subtree Climate change mitigation technologies related to wastewater treatment or waste management 194523238282268258295352337312346254
Climate change mitigation technologies related to wastewater treatment or waste management Wastewater treatment481551027698106135147130120147100
Hide subtree Solid waste management141346128195155137140193178173183140
Solid waste managementWaste collection, transportation, transfer or storage125222301200
Waste processing or separation0200153011510
Landfill technologies aiming to mitigate methane emissions630210112612
Bio-organic fraction processing; production of fertilisers from the organic fraction of waste or refuse135726171119232029201315
Hide subtree Reuse, recycling or recovery technologies12128297174126113113171145140168123
Reuse, recycling or recovery technologiesDismantling or mechanical processing of waste for the recovery of materials during separation, disassembly, pre-processing or upgrading928315785157224
Metal recycling472822099374
Disassembly of vehicles for recovery of salvageable parts000000000000
Construction or demolition [C&D] waste141002120000
Glass recycling123131012011
Plastics recycling11571938211211181924249
Paper recycling151115054371431
Disintegrating fibre-containing textile articles to obtain fibres for re-use010002000000
Rubber waste recycling3113231131133
Recovery of polymers other than plastics or rubbers5308231077171411185
Recovery of luminescent materials000000000100
Recovery of fats, fatty oils, fatty acids or other fatty substances, e.g. lanolin or waxes2774466113282
Recovery of tanning agents from leather000000000000
Recycling of wood or furniture waste (production of fertilisers from the organic fraction of waste or refuse)022000020000
Packaging reuse or recycling (bio-packaging)21288181581795132214
Recycling of waste of electrical or electronic equipment531200050211
Recycling of batteries1510031011244
Recycling of fuel cells001101000411
Nuclear fuel reprocessing090012022200
Reuse, recycling or recovery technologies cross-cutting to different types of waste437737576053608465497474
Enabling technologies or technologies with a potential or indirect contribution to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions mitigation5228111515201229191614
Hide subtree Climate change mitigation technologies related to energy generation, transmission or distribution2401 1156787551 2431 3911 7902 0451 7571 7541 5061 234
Climate change mitigation technologies related to energy generation, transmission or distributionHide subtree Renewable energy generation1014843383726407109451 051855776635467
Renewable energy generationWind energy121309194158185217273175163157126
Solar thermal energy32715482132151223267232191130103
Solar photovoltaic (PV) energy45183121127188214318331302234205144
Solar thermal-PV hybrids0945781414810115
Geothermal energy2126210720151721135
Marine energy32932327666907862896544
Hydro energy75030306979637359685440
Hide subtree Energy generation from fuels of non-fossil origin2613198167276285363399388319387265
Energy generation from fuels of non-fossil originBiofuels127762120174202249264278233242166
Fuel from waste14543647102831141351108614599
Hide subtree Nuclear energy274366113329373446
Nuclear energyNuclear fusion reactors251656102324272233
Nuclear fission reactors227101105101213
Hide subtree Combustion technologies with mitigation potential (e.g. using fossil fuels, biomass, waste, etc.)24105455168112125161141120178113
Combustion technologies with mitigation potential (e.g. using fossil fuels, biomass, waste, etc.)Technologies for improved output efficiency (Combined heat and power, combined cycles, etc.)1863272151546396636010080
Technologies for improved input efficiency (Efficient combustion or heat usage)64218301758626578607833
Hide subtree Technologies for an efficient electrical power generation, transmission or distribution1057151416322945262152358
Technologies for an efficient electrical power generation, transmission or distributionSuperconducting electric elements or equipment7354778514181322
Not elsewhere classified322117924244422342036
Hide subtree Enabling technologies in the energy sector51281158141215236291315289303246262
Enabling technologies in the energy sectorHide subtree Energy storage2213048547658851149111810886
Energy storageBatteries7174121212254028362526
Capacitors45310151923161215332111
Thermal storage103822222614242732282621
Pressurised fluid storage0125111171731234
Mechanical storage185333435161
Pumped storage022155915882723
Hydrogen technology14826946658712311697817477
Fuel cells115636324742374566623974
Smart grids in the energy sector413592749464035422525
Other energy conversion or management systems reducing greenhouse gas emissions1141841713344521183323
Hide subtree Capture, storage, sequestration or disposal of greenhouse gases11954172122155231242187184158107
Capture, storage, sequestration or disposal of greenhouse gasesCO2 capture or storage (CCS)855315510214920221717017213790
Capture or disposal of greenhouse gases other than CO23401017206292517122117
Hide subtree Climate change mitigation technologies related to transportation170536297268301363401438472459363348
Climate change mitigation technologies related to transportationHide subtree Road transport139369212206209216252293315275188242
Road transportConventional vehicles (based on internal combustion engine)1112419812611180921221259176142
Hybrid vehicles42439253624302949311925
Electric vehicles19765948541001161221251247560
Fuel efficiency-improving vehicle design (common to all road vehicles)528167812142016291815
Rail transport312104683171671110
Maritime or waterways transport950159111561518282220
Air transport1463282445566145606410442
Hide subtree Enabling technologies in transport54232253068796863853834
Enabling technologies in transportElectric vehicle charging52419131657665844802929
Application of fuel cell and hydrogen technology to transportation01813121411131019595
Hide subtree Climate change mitigation technologies related to buildings124572308276334387446518498537547470
Climate change mitigation technologies related to buildingsIntegration of renewable energy sources in buildings165846471061061591421101197974
Hide subtree Energy efficiency in buildings99460242195207250257337323352425309
Energy efficiency in buildingsLighting86538242239344231384943
Heating, ventilation or air conditioning [HVAC]367350545648488570696054
Home appliances153423312310152727372525
Information and communication technologies262031197186121102117134146230130
Elevators, escalators and moving walkways000220131220
End-user side148512131832576360605957
Architectural or constructional elements improving the thermal performance of buildings51601523348971
Enabling technologies in buildings43820191928273557573686
Hide subtree Climate change mitigation technologies in the production or processing of goods5221 4756767198229309661 2341 068909925821
Climate change mitigation technologies in the production or processing of goodsHide subtree Technologies related to metal processing126280145133154170141179180161161195
Technologies related to metal processingReduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions1645261217172633251820..
Hide subtree Process efficiency103190119121138153115146158138136..
Process efficiencyby recovering materials861691049112213687116117116109..
by increasing the energy efficiency of the process1721142814172628382127..
characterised by the energy source00122022310..
Hide subtree Technologies relating to chemical industry254708266337338351379472418369407261
Technologies relating to chemical industryGeneral improvement of production processes causing greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions3914299116142166180264216169202..
Improvements relating to chlorine production12000100000..
Improvements relating to adipic acid or caprolactam production01000010000..
Improvements relating to chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC-22) production00000000000..
Improvements relating to the production of products other than chlorine, adipic acid, caprolactam, or chlorodifluoromethane, e.g. bulk or fine chemicals or pharmaceuticals270681287304352245271297271257265..
Hide subtree Technologies relating to oil refining and petrochemical industry1035538411013811417914210410596
Technologies relating to oil refining and petrochemical industryReduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions during production processes0112141151052..
Bio-feedstock71022556283741271008363..
Carbon capture or storage (CCS) specific to hydrogen production066281919111133..
Ethylene production21124183822192317733..
Hide subtree Technologies relating to the processing of minerals316728232735665628323932
Technologies relating to the processing of mineralsProduction of cement51681015185345102220..
Cement grinding41210342200..
Manufacturing or processing of sand or stone00000010000..
Production or processing of lime051610124010..
Glass production12221551934451..
Production of ceramic materials or ceramic elements64214443642..
Hide subtree Technologies relating to agriculture, livestock or agroalimentary industries316429234044596676645367
Technologies relating to agriculture, livestock or agroalimentary industriesAgricultural machinery or equipment10522278913126..
Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in agriculture1629161125242223352332..
Land use policy measures00000001000..
Afforestation or reforestation01000201000..
Livestock or poultry management00021033322..
Fishing13110106432..
Apiculture00000000010..
Food processing52010101592619201811..
Climate change mitigation technologies in the production process for final industrial or consumer products4300000120000098
Climate change mitigation technologies for sector-wide applications41822111919243336373125
Enabling technologies with a potential contribution to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions mitigation2312718253834637648512847
Data extracted on 22 Nov 2017 02:17 UTC (GMT) from OECD.Stat

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