This section provides detailed profiles of national ERA data by two- and four-digit FoR codes. The data was submitted by higher education institutions at the four-digit FoR code level. The two-digit FoR report the aggregated data of all the four-digit FoR codes which sit beneath the relevant two-digit FoR code.
This table shows the number of registered designs submitted to ERA 2018 for the reference period. For ERA 2018, the reference period for registered designs was 1 January 2014—31 December 2016.
A registered design is a right granted for new and distinctive designs. Once a registered design has been examined and certified, the owner has an exclusive right to use, license and/or sell the registered design, and to enforce it against an infringer.
Only eligible disciplines in 08 Information and Computing Sciences, 10 Technology, 12 Built Environment and Design, and 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing could submit registered designs to ERA 2018.
Please note that there are differences in the applicability of indicators for each discipline. These are specified in the ERA 2018 Discipline Matrix.