Nordiska Patent 2.0 – a milestone for Swedish innovation
Nordiska Patent is a database packed with the full history of Swedish innovation, from Patent no. 1 at the dawn of industrialism at the end of the 19th century to the cutting edge technology of today. Nordiska Patent contains all Nordic patents, searchable in full text.
More than 300,000 searches have been made since it opened in 2006, and Nordiska Patent has aroused interest both in Sweden and abroad. Several universities and major libraries, such as the British Library and the National Library of Sweden (Kungliga Biblioteket), link to the service and relay visitors to it. This demonstrates that it is important for the business world, inventors and the general public to have easy access to the history of Swedish technology, no matter where they reside.
The free app Nordiska Patent is now available.