Espoo is 6th among European cities that applied for most patents in 2021. 1 252 patents were applied in Espoo.
From Espoo-based companies, Nokia made the global top 50 of most patents applied last year. VTT and Neste were among the top Finnish companies in patent applications.
Ahead of Espoo in the patent application ranking are Munich, Paris, Eindhoven, London and Stockholm.
Source: Kauppalehti (in Finnish)