1900

Hydrogen station technology development review through patent analysis

Abstract

This study is a review of hydrogen station patents using the Derwent Innovation system and also a secondary screening. This was undertaken by the researchers to better understand and identify hydrogen station trends. The review focuses on analyzing the developing trends of patent technologies associated with a hydrogen station. The results of the review indicated that the countries with the major distribution of patents were Japan, China, the USA and Europe. Japan is leading the developmental trajectory of hydrogen stations. The results of the analysis found the leading developers of these patented technologies are Kobe Steel, Nippon Oil, Toyota and Honda. Other active patent developers analyzed include Linde, Hyundai and Texaco. The review concludes with a suggestion that using a patent analysis methodology is a good starting point to identify, evaluate and measure the trend in hydrogen station commercial development.

Related subjects: Applications & Pathways
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journal1618
2018-05-10
2021-06-24
http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journal1618
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error