I³ Open Innovation Dataset Index

This is the web version of the I³ Open Dataset Index – a collection of innovation datasets, and related tools, platforms and resources used by the broader research community. You can contribute to this site, either by editing our google sheet (updates made to the sheet will take a couple of minutes to display), or by making a pull request to our GitHub repository directly.

You can use the search bar to explore the datasets, or browse the full list directly, or explore the list of tools.


Essential Patent Analysis Datasets

Many researchers focused on innovation want to understand the origins of ideas, including as captured as published papers, their evolution and commercialization by firms, including as patents and products. The following datasets provide a starting point for analysis of innovation data. We note proprietary or limited-access options but focus on open-access datasets, which can be retrieved without needin to pay or request access and are bold-italicized. Other than prioritizing open datasets, we list them alphabetically.