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Kyocera named among “Top 100 Global Innovators 2022” by Clarivate

New methodology by Clarivate compared 50 million inventions to recognize “the very pinnacle of the global innovation ecosystem”

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Kyoto/London - KYOCERA Corporation announced today that it has been recognized among the Top 100 Global InnovatorsTM 2022 by Philadelphia-based ClarivateTM, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation.


The Top 100 Global Innovators consist of companies and institutions that demonstrate the capabilities, consistency, incredible creativity and new thinking that solve pressing challenges and establish new value for the world, Clarivate stated.

Published annually since 2012, Clarivate’s list is based on a twin-track approach to evaluation which has been refreshed and rebooted for 2022. The first track focuses on identifying innovating organizations that pass qualification criteria based on their volume of inventive activity. The second track evaluates all inventions in the Derwent World Patents IndexTM (DWPITM), a comprehensive global collection of curated patent abstracts owned by Clarivate, and scores them on four factors: Influence, Success, Globalization, and Technical Distinctiveness. This year, 35 Japan-based enterprises appear on the list. The complete methodology is available on the Clarivate web site,

Kyocera’s policy for intellectual property (IP) extends beyond protecting its own inventions. The company focuses on contributing to society by building businesses that create new value; licensing its own IP to expand our business; and maintaining deep respect for the IP rights of others. Kyocera works closely with patent firms worldwide to promote the establishment and recognition of IP rights, and to create business opportunities with other parties by disclosing some proprietary technologies publicly through its IP website.

About Clarivate

Clarivate is a global leader in providing solutions to accelerate the lifecycle of innovation. The mission is to help customers solve some of the world’s most complex problems by providing actionable information and insights that reduce the time from new ideas to life changing inventions in the areas of science and intellectual property. Clarivate helps customers discover, protect and commercialize their inventions using its trusted subscription and technology-based solutions coupled with deep domain expertise.

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