OMRON has been selected as one of the Top 100 Global Innovators 2022 by global information service firm Clarivatefor the sixth consecutive year.

Clarivate selects the Top 100 Global Innovators based on their proprietary intellectual property and patent data to identify the world’s most innovative corporations and research institutions. The evaluation of this award is based on a twin-track approach. The first track identifies innovating organizations that pass qualification criteria based on the volume of inventive activity. The second track evaluates all inventions and grades them on four factors: Influence, Success, Globalization and Technical distinctiveness. Among these criteria, OMRON was rated high, particularly for technical distinctiveness.

Examples of OMRON’s initiatives in this area include the Innovation Exploring Initiative Headquarters and OMRON SINIC X Corporation. The Innovation Exploring Initiative Headquarters is a company-wide innovation platform, driven by social needs for organizational knowledge and strengthening the capacity to create new value. OMRON SINIC X Corporation accelerates the creation of ’near-future design’ through cutting-edge research, including presentations at leading international conferences. In addition, OMRON links intellectual property strategies to business and R&D strategies, while promoting intellectual property activities globally.

About the Top 100 Global Innovators 2022

Clarivate uses patent data to analyze intellectual property trends and select the top 100 innovative corporations and institutions around the world annually. The accolades for the Top 100 Global Innovators 2022 by Clarivate mark the eleventh year of the awards. Companies are awarded based on the demonstration of their capabilities, consistency, and creativity in delivering new value and ingenuity for the world, as well as having exemplified above-the-bar excellence in innovation. This is based on rigorous and objective data extracted from the Derwent World Patents Index™ (the world’s most comprehensive database of enhanced patent information) and independent assessment standards.

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Going forward, in order to continue contributing to a better society, OMRON remains committed to creating innovation in close collaboration with its business and R&D teams.

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