Original Paper

UDC 622.333:608.3(082) S.M. Nikitenko, E.V. Goosen, M.K. Korolev, M.A. Mesyats, E.A. Fedulova, S.A. Kononova, 2022

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) Ugol Russian Coal Journal, 2022, S12, pp. 4-10

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2022-S12-4-10




Nikitenko S.M.1, Goosen E.V.1,2, Korolev M.K.1, Mesyats M.A.1, Fedulova E.A.2, Kononova S.A.2

1 The Federal Research Center of Coal and Coal-Chemistry of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Kemerovo, 650000, Russian Federation

2 Kemerovo State University, Kemerovo, 650000, Russian Federation

Authors information

Nikitenko S.M., Doctor of Economics, Deputy Director of the Institute of Coal, e-mail: nsm.nis@mail.ru

Goosen E.V., PhD (Economics) Sciences, Senior Researcher of the Coal Economics Laboratory, e-mail: egoosen@yandex.ru

Korolev M.K., Postgraduate Student, e-mail: m.korolev.gm@gmail.com

Mesyats M.A., PhD (Economics), Head of the Patent Analytics Laboratory, e-mail: Smu-kirsute42@yandex.ru

Fedulova E.A., Doctor of Economics Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Economic Theory and Public Administration, e-mail: fedulovaea@mail.ru

Kononova S.A., Associate Professor of the Department of Department of Economic Theory and Public Administration, e-mail: kononovasa@rambler.ru


The article presents global trends and prospects for the development of technologies for the coal mixtures preparation based on patent analytics. The patent collection is analyzed in terms of the main indicators of dynamics and structure, the countries of the first priority and technologies legal protection, forward citation among the most significant assignees, as well as an analysis of the patent documents full texts. It highlights the main technologies application areas of the coal mixtures preparation technologies.

Keywords: coal processing, coal blending, coal charge, clean coal technologies, patent analytics, patent landscape


1. Global IP Filings Continue to Grow, China Tops Global Patent Filings. 2012. [Electronic resource]. Available at:http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2012/article_0025.html(accessed 15.11.2022).

2. Gromova N.M.& Gromova N.I. Fundamentals of economic forecasting, 2006, 379 p. (In Russ.).

3. Firat A.K., Woon W.L. & Madnick St. Technological Forecasting A Review. Working Paper. Cambridge, 2008, pp. 1-20.

4. Dar-Zen Chen, Chang-Pin Lin, Mu-Hsuan Huang & Yi-Tung Chan. Technology Forecasting via Published Patent Applications and Patent Grants. Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 2012, Vol. 20, (4), pp. 345-356.

5. Avdeizko V.I., Karnishev V.I. & Meschryadov R.V. Forecasting the directions of development of power electronics based on time series according to the International Patent Classification. Electrotechnical and information complexes and systems, 2016, Vol. 12, (2), pp. 23-28. (In Russ.).

6. Lacasa I. D., Giebler A. & Radosevic S. Technological capabilities in Central and Eastern Europe: an analysis based on priority patents. Scientometrics, 2017, Vol. 111, (1), pp. 83-102. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-017-2277-2.

7. Kortov S.V.,Shulgin D.B., Tolmachev D.E. et al. Technological trends analysis based on patent landscape creation. Region economy, 2017, Vol. 13, (3), pp. 935-947. (In Russ.). DOI: https://doi.org/10.17059/2017-3-24.

8. Koroleva E.V. & Popov N.V. About methodological recommendations for Patent Landscape Reports creation. Intellectual Property. Industrial Property, 2016, (S), pp. 20-25. (In Russ.).

9. Ilian I.E., Agamirova E.V. & Lapochkina V.V. Technological Atlas of Patent Specialization as a Tool for Monitoring Developing Technological Areas. Science. Innovations. Education, 2019, Vol. 14, (1), pp. 8-41. DOI: https://doi. org/10.33873/1996-9953.2019.14-1.8-41. (In Russ.).

10. Zvyagina M.V. Patent Landscape application in the interests of defining and updating scientific and technological priorities. Intellectual Property. Industrial Property, 2016, (S), pp. 88-95. (In Russ.).

11. Kotlov D.V. Patent landscape as a means of searching for promising developments in Russia and abroad. Intellectual Property. Industrial Property, 2016, (S), pp. 43-48. (In Russ.).

12. GOST R 15.011-96 System for the development and production of products (SRPP). Patent research. Content and procedure. [Electronic resource]. Available at:http://docs.cntd.ru/document/5200264(accessed 15.11.2022).

13. Shvedova V.V. & Kitayskiy V.E. The Role of Patent and Legal Indicators of Economic Activity Objects in Ensuring Their Competitiveness. Intellectual Property. Industrial Property, 2018, (8), pp. 23-32. (In Russ.).

14. Byungun Yoon & Christopher L. Magee. Exploring technology opportunities by visualizing patent information based on generative topographic mapping and link prediction. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 2018, (132), pp. 105-117.

15. Yu Jiwon, Young Jae Han, Hyewon Yang et al.Promising Technology Analysis and Patent Roadmap Development in the Hydrogen Supply Chain. Sustainability, 2022, (14), 14210. [Electronic resource]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.3390/su142114210(accessed 15.11.2022).

16. Noh H., Jo Ye. & Lee S. Keyword selection and processing strategy for applying text mining to patent analysis. Expert Systems with Applications, 2015, (42), pp. 4348-4360.

17. Pargaonkar Y. Leveraging patent landscape analysis and IP competitive intelligence for competitive advantage. World Patent Information, 2016, (45), pp. 10-20.

18. Orbit Intelligence. Questel. [Electronic resource]. [Patent database]. Available at: https://www.orbit.com (accessed 15.11.2022).

19. Trippe A. Guidelines for Preparing Patent Landscape Reports, WIPO, 2015. [Electronic resource]. Available at: https://www.wipo.int/edocs/pubdocs/en/wipo_pub_946.pdf(accessed 15.11.2022).

20. Ena O.V. & Popov N.V. Patent Landscape creation methodology by project office FIIP. Stankoinstrument, 2019, (1), pp. 28-35. (In Russ.).

21. James A. Smith, Zeeshaan Arshad,Anthony Trippe et al. The Reporting Items for Patent Landscape statement. Nature biotechnology, 2018, (36-11), pp. 1043-1047.


The study was financially supported by a grant from the Russian Science Foundation (Agreement No. 22-28-20513 with the FRC CCC SB RAS) and the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia (Agreement No. 075-15-2022-1195 dated September 30, 2022 with the KemSU).

For citation

Nikitenko S.M., Goosen E.V., Korolev M.K., Mesyats M.A., Fedulova E.A., Kononova S.A.New coal technologies: trends and prospects. Ugol, 2022, (S12), pp. 4-10. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2022-S12-4-10.

Paper info

Received November 1, 2022

Reviewed November 15, 2022

Accepted November 30, 2022