At the Cherepovets Steel Mill, one of the largest integrated steel mill in the world (part of the Division "Severstal Russian Steel"), in 2012, used in the manufacture of 116 of their own inventions. The effect of the use of such developments was more than 21 million rubles.
The most effective development is focused on improving the quality of cold-rolled steel, including the automotive industry, as well as shtripsovoy steel for the production of pipes for oil and gas projects.
Used in the manufacture of the invention, a fifth of the total number of patents in force, which has CherMK "Severstal". On 1 January 2013 a portfolio of intellectual property assets of the largest steel "Severstal" consisted of 587 operating in the territory of the Russian Federation patents. Furthermore, it is international patent 5 patents.
"The portfolio of intellectual property businesses replenished annually. In 2012 Rospatent filed 20 applications for invention patents for 19 developments. Besides that, the 34 patent research to determine the future direction of technology of steel "- says Director of Production, Chief Engineer Battalion Andrey Lutsenko.
On CherMK is working to commercialize technology that is not only generate income from the use of inventions in his own production, but also through the sale of licenses for the use of patents by other companies. In 2012, between CherMK "Severstal" and company-consumers of the metal enclosed 7 license agreements.