Yazaki among Clarivate’s Top 100 Global Innovators 2022

Yazaki Corporation (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Shinji Yazaki) has been recognized by Clarivate (Headquarters: London, UK, Japan Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo) as one of the "Top 100 Global Innovators 2022.“


Clarivateʼs "Top 100 Global Innovators" Award

This annual award is based on an analysis of intellectual property and patent trends using patent data held by Clarivate Analytics, a global information services company. Innovation is evaluated considering five elements: number of patents, success rate, globalization, impact, and the newly added breadth of technological fields. This year marks the 11th time that the list has been released.


Reason for selection

Yazaki Corporation was selected based on a well-balanced evaluation of all five elements.


Comment from Executive Officer and Advanced Technology R&D Division General Manager Yamada:

“We believe that Yazaki was able to receive this honor four timesand for the second consecutive year thanks to the high evaluation of our strategic approach to intellectual property.In recent years, the momentum of technological innovation hasbeen growing in all industries including the automotive industry.Our company has a wide range of businesses, including automobile equipment and living environment equipment, and inorder to accelerate innovation beyond these existing areas of business and create new value, we will continue to promoteintellectual property activities that utilize our global network.”