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Machine learning innovation among medical industry companies dropped off in the last quarter

May 16, 2022


Research and innovation in machine learning in the medical sector has declined in the last quarter – but remains higher than it was a year ago.

The most recent figures show that the number of related patent applications in the industry stood at 135 in the three months ending March – up from 130 over the same period in 2021.

Figures for patent grants related to followed a similar pattern to filings – growing from 10 in the three months ending March 2021 to 21 in the same period in 2022.