Yazaki among Clarivateʼs "Top 100 Global Innovators 2022"
Yazaki Corporation (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Shinji Yazaki) has been recognized by Clarivate (Headquarters: London, UK, Japan Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo) as one of the "Top 100 Global Innovators 2022."
Clarivateʼs "Top 100 Global Innovators" Award
This annual award is based on an analysis of intellectual property and patent trends using patent data held by Clarivate Analytics, a global information services company. Innovation is evaluated considering five elements: number of patents, success rate, globalization, impact, and the newly added breadth of technological fields. This year marks the 11th time that the list has been released.
See the Clarivate press release for more information:
Reason for selection
Yazaki Corporation was selected based on a well-balanced
evaluation of all five elements.
Comment from Executive Officer and Advanced Technology R&D Division General Manager Yamada:
We believe that Yazaki was able to receive this honor four times and for the second consecutive year thanks to the high evaluation of our strategic approach to intellectual property.
In recent years, the momentum of technological innovation has been growing in all industries including the automotive industry.
Our company has a wide range of businesses, including automobile equipment and living environment equipment, and in order to accelerate innovation beyond these existing areas of business and create new value, we will continue to promote intellectual property activities that utilize our global network.