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2015 TOP 100 GLOBAL INNOVATORS

The fifth annual Thomson Reuters 2015 Top 100 Global Innovators recognizes the most innovative companies in the world according to a series of patent-related metrics that get to the essence of what it means to be truly innovative.
5x
WINNER
3M Company
Chemical, USA
3x
WINNER
Abbott Laboratories
Pharmaceutical, USA
5x
WINNER
Advanced Micro Devices
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
2x
WINNER
Air Products and Chemicals
Chemical, USA
2x
WINNER
Aisin Seiki
Automotive, Japan
5x
WINNER
Alcatel-Lucent
Telecommunication & Equipment, France
1x
WINNER
Alstom
Electrical Power, France
1x
WINNER
Amazon
Media Internet Search & Navigation Systems, USA
4x
WINNER
Analog Devices
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
5x
WINNER
Apple
Telecommunication & Equipment, USA
5x
WINNER
Arkema
Chemical, France
5x
WINNER
Avago Technologies
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
3x
WINNER
BASF
Chemical, Germany
2x
WINNER
Bayer
Pharmaceutical, Germany
1x
WINNER
Becton Dickinson
Medical Devices, USA
3x
WINNER
Blackberry
Telecommunication & Equipment, Canada
1x
WINNER
Boehringer Ingelheim
Pharmaceutical, Germany
5x
WINNER
Boeing
Aerospace, USA
1x
WINNER
Bridgestone
Automotive, Japan
2x
WINNER
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Pharmaceutical, USA
5x
WINNER
Canon
Document Imaging, Japan
2x
WINNER
Casio Computer
Computer Hardware, Japan
4x
WINNER
Chevron
Oil & Gas, USA
5x
WINNER
CNRS, The French National Center for Scientific Research
Scientific Research, France
5x
WINNER
Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique
Scientific Research, France
3x
WINNER
Daikin Industries
Industrial, Japan
5x
WINNER
Dow Chemical Company
Chemical, USA
5x
WINNER
DuPont
Chemical, USA
4x
WINNER
Emerson Electric Co.
Electrical Products, USA
5x
WINNER
Ericsson
Telecommunication & Equipment, Sweden
4x
WINNER
Exxon Mobil
Oil & Gas, USA
3x
WINNER
Fraunhofer
Scientific Research, Germany
3x
WINNER
Freescale Semiconductor
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
4x
WINNER
Fujifilm Corporation
Document Imaging, Japan
5x
WINNER
Fujitsu
Computer Hardware, Japan
2x
WINNER
Furukawa Electric
Electrical Products, Japan
5x
WINNER
General Electric
Consumer Products, USA
4x
WINNER
Google (Alphabet Inc)
Media Internet Search & Navigation Systems, USA
5x
WINNER
Hitachi
Computer Hardware, Japan
5x
WINNER
Honda Motor
Automotive, Japan
5x
WINNER
Honeywell International
Electrical Products, USA
1x
WINNER
Idemitsu Kosan
Oil & Gas, Japan
5x
WINNER
IFP Energies Nouvelles
Scientific Research, France
5x
WINNER
Intel
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
1x
WINNER
InterDigital
Telecommunication & Equipment, USA
1x
WINNER
Japan Science and Technology Agency
Scientific Research, Japan
3x
WINNER
Johnson & Johnson
Pharmaceutical, USA
1x
WINNER
Johnson Controls
Automotive, USA
1x
WINNER
JTEKT
Automotive, Japan
1x
WINNER
Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Industrial, Japan
2x
WINNER
Kobe Steel
Primary Metals, Japan
2x
WINNER
Komatsu
Industrial, Japan
2x
WINNER
Kyocera
Electrical Products, Japan
5x
WINNER
LG Electronics
Consumer Products, Korea
5x
WINNER
Lockheed Martin
Transportation Equipment, USA
5x
WINNER
LSIS
Electrical Power , Korea
1x
WINNER
Makita Corporation
Machinery, Japan
4x
WINNER
Marvell
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
2x
WINNER
MediaTek
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, Taiwan
2x
WINNER
Medtronic
Medical Devices, USA
4x
WINNER
Micron
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
5x
WINNER
Microsoft
Computer Software, USA
5x
WINNER
Mitsubishi Electric
Electrical Products, Japan
4x
WINNER
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Machinery, Japan
1x
WINNER
Mitsui Chemicals
Chemical, Japan
5x
WINNER
NEC
Computer Hardware, Japan
4x
WINNER
Nike
Consumer Products, USA
4x
WINNER
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal
Primary Metals, Japan
3x
WINNER
Nissan Motor
Automotive, Japan
5x
WINNER
Nitto Denko
Chemical, Japan
2x
WINNER
Novartis
Pharmaceutical, Switzerland
5x
WINNER
NTT
Telecommunication & Equipment, Japan
5x
WINNER
Olympus
Healthcare Products, Japan
3x
WINNER
Oracle
Computer Software, USA
5x
WINNER
Panasonic
Consumer Products, Japan
4x
WINNER
Philips (Koninklijke Philips)
Electrical Products, Netherlands
5x
WINNER
Qualcomm
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
3x
WINNER
Roche
Pharmaceutical, Switzerland
3x
WINNER
Safran
Transportation Equipment, France
5x
WINNER
Saint-Gobain (Compagnie de Saint Gobain)
Industrial, France
5x
WINNER
Samsung Electronics
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, Korea
4x
WINNER
Seagate
Computer Hardware, USA
5x
WINNER
Seiko Epson
Document Imaging, Japan
5x
WINNER
Shin-Etsu Chemical
Chemical, Japan
1x
WINNER
Showa Denko
Chemical, Japan
2x
WINNER
Solvay
Chemical, Belgium
5x
WINNER
Sony
Consumer Products, Japan
4x
WINNER
Sumitomo Electric Industries
Industrial, Japan
5x
WINNER
Symantec
Computer Software, USA
5x
WINNER
TE Connectivity
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, Switzerland
3x
WINNER
Thales
Transportation Equipment, France
1x
WINNER
Toray
Chemical, Japan
5x
WINNER
Toshiba
Computer Hardware, Japan
5x
WINNER
Toyota Motor
Automotive, Japan
3x
WINNER
Valeo
Automotive, France
4x
WINNER
Xilinx
Semiconductor & Electronic Components, USA
3x
WINNER
Yamaha
Consumer Products, Japan
1x
WINNER
Yamaha Motor
Automotive, Japan
1x
WINNER
Yaskawa Electric
Industrial, Japan
1x
WINNER
Yazaki
Automotive, Japan
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ABOUT TOP 100 GLOBAL INNOVATORS

The fifth annual Thomson Reuters 2015 Top 100 Global Innovators recognizes the most innovative companies in the world according to a series of patent-related metrics that get to the essence of what it means to be truly innovative. The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters prepares the list using proprietary data and analysis tools.

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