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LPU Emerges as the Leading Patent Filer in India, outshining IITs and other Universities

ASHOK KAURA | February 23, 2024 06:40 AM

PHAGWARA: Lovely Professional University (LPU) has established itself as the frontrunner in patent filings in India, surpassing all universities, including the prestigious IITs. The Government of India's Annual Report of Intellectual Property India for the year 2022-2023 has officially recognized this outstanding achievement in research, innovation, and invention by LPU.

According to the report, LPU filed a staggering 1, 387 patent applications, surpassing the combined total of 803 filings by all IITs. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) filed 84 patent applications, and the CSIR filed 231 applications during the same period. This accomplishment highlights LPU's commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge and making significant contributions to the world of intellectual property.

LPU Chancellor Dr Ashok Kumar Mittal said that Stanford University, USA, recognizes many faculty members from LPU among the top 2 percent of scientists in the world. With over 22, 000 publications, 129, 000 Scopus citations, a H-Index of 118, more than 1, 800 granted IPRs, 9, 450+ funded projects, and 550+ global tie-ups, LPU has consistently fostered research, innovation, invention, and knowledge creation. The Division of Research and Development (DRD) at LPU plays a vital role in strengthening and supporting research in STEM, Humanities, and Management.

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