Midea ranks seventh in patent holding number in the world
Foshan China 2023-02-04 22:09

As the status released by the authority IFI Claims, 30 enterprises and institutions in China have entered the list of the 2022 Global 250 World's Largest Patent Holders. Remarkably, among the top ten enterprises and institutions on the list, 3 are from China, and Midea Group is one of them.

Midea has become a big winner at this year’s status, with patents holding amount ranking above Toyota, Mitsubishi Electric Cooperation, Europe's Bosch, Siemens etc.

As a significant reference indicator of the global enterprise's technological and innovation strength, the data has provided the cumulative overall number of global patents, including the patents held by the subsidiaries or equity companies. The list has an important reference value for measuring an enterprise's comprehensive strength in scientific and technological innovation.

According to the list, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Midea Group and China State Construction won top ten rankings. Among them, Midea Group ranked seventh in the world and first among Chinese enterprises with 64,895 patents (as of January 3, 2023).

Data provided by Midea Group shows, Midea has more than 100,000 patents in nearly 50 countries and regions around the world by 2021. In 2021, Midea has applied for more than 10,000 patents worldwide, and the annual authorization volume has ranked first in the home appliance industry for five consecutive years.

Author | Eleanor

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Source | Foshan Plus