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Borealis filed record number of 182 patent applications in 2020
Source:Adsale Plastics Network    Editor:JK    Date:22.Mar.2021

Borealis filed a total of 182 patent applications at the European Patent Office in 2020, breaking its own record of 179 in the previous year. Borealis works to cement its position as a pioneering innovator and industry leader in the fields of advanced and circular polyolefins, mechanical recycling of plastics, base chemicals and fertilizers.


Providing intelligent and sustainable solutions to the challenges faced by society is a core Borealis mission. Patents play a crucial role in safeguarding visionary ideas when developing novel approaches, technologies, and applications.


Researchers in Borealis’ Innovation Headquarters in Austria.

“Breaking our own record in the number of patent applications is testimony to our dedication to creating value through innovation,” says Borealis CEO Alfred Stern. “We will continue to develop new technologies and novel, value-added products that enhance the circularity of plastics and thus benefit society as a whole.”


The 179 patent applications filed by Borealis in 2019 put the company at the top of the European Patents Office national rankings. In 2020 the company was able to top its own record with a total of 182 filings. In sum, the Borealis Group now possesses around 10,000 individual patents or patent applications which are subsumed in approximately 1,200 patent families.



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