This paper presents an overview of current situation in nano-alloys investigations based on
bibliometric and patent analysis. Bibliometric analysis data, for the period 2000 to 2013, were obtained
using Scopus database as selected index database, whereas analyzed parameters were: number
of scientific papers per year, authors, countries, affiliations, subject areas and document types. Analysis
of nano-alloys patents was done with specific database, using the International Patent Classification
and Patent Scope for the period 2003 to 2013. Information found in this database was the number of patents, patent
classification by country, patent applicators, main inventors and publication date.