Jan. 23, 2019
Ranked among the Top 100 Global innovators for Second Consecutive Year
Clarivate Analytics, a global information services company (Headquarters: Philadelphia, USA; Japan office: Minato-Ku, Tokyo) has selected Nichia Corporation (Headquarters: Anan City, Tokushima; President: Hiroyoshi Ogawa; hereafter referred to as “Nichia”) as a top 100 global innovative company (Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018–19).
This recognition is awarded to companies actively developing innovative products and services and securing the rights to inventions. In acknowledgement of Nichia’s continued provision of new value to society, Clarivate Analytics has identified Nichia as one of the top 100 global innovators for the second year in a row.
Nichia, with the goal of ensuring sustainable improvements to corporate value, is encouraged by this prestigious recognition in its quest for a strong manufacturing presence in Japan through promotion efforts related to intellectual property strategies (in conjunction with its business and research and development strategies) and continued contributions to society through the development of products with a small environmental footprint and a wide range of applications.
The Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators—Clarivate Analytics’ list of top innovators from around the world—is based on the company’s own patent database and analyzes intellectual property and patent trends based on four evaluation aspects: patent volume, patent-grant success rates, global reach, and invention influence. Being selected for this list is a recognition of Nichia as one of the world’s most innovative companies.
Public Relations, Nichia Corporation