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Patent information: Looking for New Technologies

Introduction to patent searching. Basic patent information as well as useful resources are included.

Saudi Arabia Patents

Saudi Patent Office via King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) searches Saudi patents applications of any status in English or Arabic. This link is to the English search interface.

Exploring New Technology News (or Checking out the Competition)

Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) is the European Commission's primary public repository and portal to disseminate information on all EU funded research projects.  It includes all public information (project factsheets, publishable reports and deliverables), editorial content to support communication and comprehensive links to external sources such as open access publications and websites.

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) brings together support organizations from 50+ countries to help small business find business opportunities in the EU.

UK Catapult Centers are centers that work on late stage UK research and development to transform research into potential new products and services.  The nine Catapult Centers are Cell Therapy, Digital, Energy Systems, Future Cities, High Value Manufacturing, Offshore Renewable Energy, Precision Medicine, Satellite Applications and Transport Systems.