Renesas Electronics Named Clarivate Analytics 2017 Top 100 Global Innovator

19 Apr 2018

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Selected as One of the World’s Top 100 Most Innovative Companies for Two Consecutive Years

TOKYO, Japan, April 19, 2018 - Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, has been awarded with a trophy for 2017 Top 100 Global Innovators by Clarivate Analytics today. The award acknowledges the most innovative corporations and institutions that lead world businesses by protecting their ideas for creative and original inventions with intellectual property rights and succeed in converting those ideas to businesses. Renesas has been awarded with the title of Top 100 Global Innovator for two consecutive years. As commemoration, Clarivate Analytics presented a trophy to Renesas.

Clarivate Analytics is a global information science business. Every year, based on the patent related data that the company holds, Clarivate Analytics selects the top 100 companies based on four main criteria:
“Volume”: the number of patents granted, “Success”: the ratio of patents granted to patents applied for), “Globalization”: the number of patents applied for at the government agency in charge of patents in China, Europe, Japan, and the US, and “Influence”: the number of times patents are referenced.

Clarivate Analytics commented that they have acknowledged Renesas for its particularly outstanding scores in the “Influence” and “Success” “Influence” areas.

The award indicates the globally-recognized success and value of Renesas solutions born from the originality and innovativeness of its technologies.

Moving forward, Renesas plans to further promote the development of state-of-the-art technologies by taking advantage of its technological abilities and expertise, and to develop businesses by protecting its intellectual property assets.

For more information on the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovators program and to download the report, visit:

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, home electronics, office automation, and information communication technology applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at

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