Toshiba a Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator for the Twelfth Consecutive Year

February 22, 2023

TOKYO—Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) is once again on the Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators™ 2023, the annual listing of the world’s most innovative companies published by Clarivate, a global information services company.

Introduced in 2012, as the Top 100 Global Innovators report, the Clarivate listing is now an internationally recognized yardstick for corporate creativity. Toshiba featured in the first list, and today is one of a very select group that has made the cut every year, for 12 years in a row.

This award recognizes the 100 companies and organizations that are at the top of the global innovation ecosystem and continually demonstrate outstanding innovation performance, as evaluated by Clarivate's unique methodology based on worldwide patent data.

"It is a great honor to receive the Clarivate Top100 Global Innovators 2023 award for the 12th consecutive year. We really appreciate this high evaluation of our technology and IP,” said Yutaka Sata, an Executive Officer and Corporate Vice President of Toshiba. “Motivated by Toshiba Group’s Basic Commitment, ‘Committed to People, Committed to the Future.’ we continue to sharpen our technologies and to create services that build on our strong physical capabilities and the wide range of data they generate, and we are committed to contributing to the realization of a carbon neutrality and a circular economy.”

The Standards of Conduct for Toshiba Group, guidelines for employees in their daily activities, define basic policies on respect for IP rights:

  • To comply with all applicable laws and regulations associated with patent law, copyright law and other intellectual property rights laws
  • To protect the results of intellectual activities with intellectual property rights, make extensive use of those rights
  • To respect the legitimate intellectual property rights of third parties

Going forward, Toshiba Group will make proactive use of IP to provide further solutions to various issues people face and to maximize corporate value. It will continue to strengthen intellectual property capabilities and to deploy support strategies for its technologies and products.

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