Jul. 09, 2020
Nippon Steel Corporation
Nippon Steel Corporation was recognized as one of the world’s top 100 innovators and received the “Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator 2020 Award" for the eighth consecutive year. The award was presented together with a trophy today, July 9. The award denotes being recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies and institutions by analysis of the trend in intellectual property and patents, based on the patent data owned by Clarivate Analytics (based in Philadelphia, U.S.; Japan office in Minato-ku, Tokyo).
This award, now in its nineth year, gives recognition to the world’s most innovative companies and institutions which have protected and commercialized unique innovative achievements as intellectual property. Of the world’s top 100 innovators, 32 are Japanese companies. Among them, Nippon Steel is the only steel company given an award for the eighth consecutive year, from 2012. We feel honored that our many years of R&D activities and intellectual property creation have won us objective recognition as one of the world’s most innovative companies.
We aim at contributing to the progress of society through pursuit of world-leading technology development and manufacturing strength, and activities that match the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular the Goal 9 of building infrastructure for industrialization and innovation.
▼ (Reference) “Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2020”