Did you know? EVERY 20 MINUTES a patent is created….

….by the companies on the SMARTEST SQUARE KM in the Netherlands?

In the Netherlands about 10.000 patents are filed each year, and 50% of them are from the companies located ate the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, part of the Brainport region. This is 5000 patents/year, and with 40 hours/week, and 42 productive weeks/year, this means 20 min/patent. Brainport was selected as the smartest region of the world in 2011, and the High Tech Campus is also called the smartest square km in the Netherlands. The campus, hosting only Philips Research buildings in the past, now has over 100 companies and over 8000 high tech people. Some of our colleagues in technologies remember working at Philips Research, it was a common to have a lunch break, walk around the pond, and invent something new…

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