Philips is a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator


Royal Philips announced its nomination among the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovators. Clarivate Analytics’ (formerly known as the Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business) annual report highlights the world’s most successful organizations in terms of their active innovation through research and development, protection of intellectual property (IP), and the achievement of commercial success. This is the fifth year that Philips has been included on this prestigious list.

Frans van Houten, CEO Royal Philips
Clarivate Analytics’ methodology for determining the Top 100 Global Innovators is based on four principles: overall patent volume, patent application-to-grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio, and patent influence as evidenced by citations.
«We are pleased and honored to once again be recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics, as it underlines our commitment to innovation – said Frans van Houten, CEO Royal Philips. – Our EUR 1.7 billion global R&D program and strong intellectual property portfolio fuel our ability to deliver integrated solutions that improve people’s health and drive profitable growth for the company.»