The ranking of 2015 Top 100 China Universities by Patent Awards Granted was recently released on, website of China University Alumni Association, which has a task group engaging in China universities evaluation research since 1989.

The top 100 list ranked the Chinese universities according to the number of WIPO-SIPO Awards for Chinese Outstanding Patented Invention and Industrial Design they have received from 1989 until 2014. The WIPO-SIPO awards, co-hosted by the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), represent the highest government award in China’s patent field with the recognition of WIPO, and serve as a key indicator of the technology innovation and transfer capacity of the universities in China.

On top of the 2015 ranking was Tsinghua University, which has accumulated 38 patent awards, and second on the list was South China University of Technology with 22 awards, whereas Zhejiang University and Tianjin University tied for third place, each with 14 awards.

The leading universities in 2015 Top 100 China Universities by Patent Awards Granted are as follows:

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