Tewkesbury is one of the UK's hot spot for inventors.
The district had the tied-14th most patents in the United Kingdom in 2015.
And these figures, from the Intellectual Property Office, have revealed people and companies in Tewkesbury published 47 patents last year - almost one a week.
The company publishing the most patents in the Tewkesbury Borough area was GE Aviation Systems, with the aircraft engine supplier placing 14 last year.
The firm is one the leading providers of commercial, military and business and general aviation jet and turboprop engines and components as well as avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft.
Tech design company Integrated Furniture Technologies came in second with seven, while SMS communication company Dynmark and engineering company Spirax-Sarco both placed three to complete the top three.
Tewkesbury borough councillor Phillip Surman, support member for economic development, (Con, Shurdington) said it was encouraging news.
"It is great to hear that the area is continuing its inventive streak," he said.
"With so many engineering firms in the area it not too much of a surprise.
"Tewkesbury is well placed for these firms to setup with good motorway links and plenty of business parks."
The areas submitting the most patents in the UK were Cambridge with 284, Coventry with 230 and Westminster with 217.
As a region there were 724 patents submitted in the East of England last year, accounting for more than a tenth of the 4,967 patents submitted in the United Kingdom last year.
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