Espacenet is a specialized database for patent information searches and represents one of the most important sources of technical information for technology monitoring and strategic intelligence.

Espacenet is developed by the European Patent Office (EPO) and allows the search and analysis of more than 110 million patent documents from all over the world on a free basis. Furthermore, in the latest version, Espacenet improves its open-ended functionalities to help users and organizations locate relevant information on patents and strengthen informed decision-making.

Find out more about this and other specialized tools for technology monitoring with #Open_Tools, the digital catalogue of specific tools for technology monitoring and intelligence in #MoocVT.

Access to Espacenet: EPO