Monthly Training Webinars on Research Data (5): Spatial Study of Innovation with Patent Data


Thursday, January 21, 2021, 11:00am to 12:00pm



Monthly Training Webinars on Research Data: Sources, Tools and Applications

Co-Sponsored by China Data Institute, Future Data Lab, and RMDS Lab

5. Spatial Study of Innovation with Patent Data

Shuming Bao, China Data Institute & Future Data Lab

Tao Hu, Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University

Caixia Zhang, IncoPat

English Session: 11:00AM-12:00PM, Thursday, January 21, 2021 (US Eastern Time)

Chinese Session: 10:00AM-11:AM, Friday, January 22, 2021 (Beijing Time)



The patent applications have experienced rapid growth in China since China joined WTO, which has been considered as one of the key indicators of innovation activities. This webinar will discuss the following topics: (1) data sources, collection, category, definition, and interpretation of China patent data; (2) alternative data sources; (3) comparison of the difference between the US and China data; (4) discussions of pros and cons; (5) workflow-based data analysis case studies.

See also: Workshops