TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING: POTENTIAL OF USE PEQUIZEIRO (Caryocar spp.)
Among the species of native fruit, the pequi has a widely use and application, collection and sale of pequi has generated jobs and income for many Brazilian families, the pequizeiro is a tree species of the Caryocaraceae family. The objective of this study was to technology foresight focusing on the use and application of pequi (Caryocar spp.) With patent search in the databases of the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), European Patent Convention (EPO) and The United States Patentand trademark Office (USPTO). For scientific articles used the database was the Web of Science. The number of patents related to the use of pequi is concentrated in the food category, the publications of scientific articles were more significant from 2006. Overall, the survey shows that technological application perspective of native fruit tree Caryocar spp. is a promising activity.
PaperID: p 1617-1625
Author's Name: Sulimary Oliveira Gomes, Rogério Almiro Oliveira Silva, Lana Grasiela Alves Marques and Maria Rita de Morais Chaves Santos