WIPO GREEN Database of Innovative Technologies and Needs

The WIPO GREEN database is a unique catalogue of sustainable solutions and needs across the world.

It offers technologies from prototype to marketable products, available for license, collaboration, joint ventures, and sale. It also contains needs defined by companies, institutions, and non-governmental organizations looking for technologies to address specific environmental or climate change problems.

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The WIPO GREEN database search is available without registration - use keywords or browse by category.

Become a WIPO GREEN user


As a registered user, you can

  • Post technology solutions or needs in the database
  • Maintain your profile
  • Track your submissions
  • Contact potential partners
  • Use the experts database

Users may also benefit from discount for certain WIPO services (e.g. arbitration and mediation). Become a user today!

How to upload technologies or needs

To upload a technology or information about a green technology need in the WIPO GREEN database, first log in to the WIPO GREEN portal using your WIPO account credentials. You will then have the option to submit a technology or need.

Database upload guide

All technologies uploaded to the WIPO GREEN database remain the property of the rights holder/s. It is up to the rights holder and the collaborating parties to structure agreements in the manner they feel is most appropriate and effective.

No. Any licensing of particular trade secrets will be governed by individually negotiated agreements.

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