The Federal Service for Intellectual Property summarized the results of the II contest "Successful Patent - 2022", having determined the top 10 domestic inventions registered with Rospatent in 2021-2022 and having the greatest economic effect.


The objectives of the contest were to attract attention to domestic developments, to stimulate competent protection of their innovative solutions, as well as to promote the best practices of new developments commercialization.


The contest received over 170 applications from domestic developers, of which about 50 were from the industrial sector, including the oil and gas industry.


The competitive selection was conducted by a jury consisting of experts of the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (FIIP), representatives of science, business structures, public organizations in the field of intellectual property.


The Ufa Research and Design Institute "PEGAZ" became one of the award winners of the competition. The jury members noted the company′s patent for a unique development: packed contact devices and a cross-flow packed contact devices. This equipment successfully operates at many facilities, including absorbers of desulfurization units No. 19, 20, 21 at the Mubarek GPP in the Republic of Uzbekistan.


R&DI "PEGAZ" is an innovation enterprise that has patented more than 300 inventions, utility models and technologies for the oil and gas industry, covering the conditioning, treatment, separation and processing of gases and LPG, in particular in the field of LNG.


The competition provided an opportunity for local manufacturers to declare their innovative solutions, unique products and enter international markets.