Innovation

Innovators to watch: Who is heading for the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators list?

The Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators™ is a program produced annually by the Derwent™ team at Clarivate™ to identify and celebrate companies and research institutions at the very top of the global innovation ecosystem. Using the same methodology every year, we measure the patented ideas of over 14,000 entities for their levels of investment, impact […]

Chasing change: Innovation and patent activity during COVID-19

In just a few short months, COVID-19 swept through the world. To understand the impact of the pandemic on the world’s innovators and measure sentiment, our Derwent™ team asked organizations from a cross-section of industries worldwide about how the pandemic has affected their innovation strategies and the critical role of the IP professional. Read the […]

Now is the time to accelerate innovation

COVID-19 has impacted almost every business in every country around the world with entire industries having to pause, and millions of employees furloughed or laid off. However, smart businesses all around the world have realized that innovation, and the protection of that innovation, is even more important now than it ever has been. This increase […]

How IP fosters innovation: World IP Day 2020

World IP Day is the perfect time to reflect on the role of intellectual property not just in our professional lives, but in driving innovations that make life better for all.   No product made today can achieve sustainable success without its inventor, manufacturer or seller investing in intellectual property. IP serves as the foundation […]

At the top of innovation ecosystem – more intense, more complex, faster

Ed White, head of analytics for the IP Group of Clarivate Analytics shares key findings from the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators™ 2020 report. This annual initiative by the Derwent team at Clarivate Analytics measures and ranks facets of patent activity to produce a shortlist of innovating corporations and research institutions that sit at the […]

Patent analysis reveals India’s steady growth in innovation across all industries

With analysis driven by Derwent, a new report from Clarivate Analytics explores locally filed patents as a measure of innovation in India. A country’s innovation output can be assessed by its patent publication trends. In India, the presence and continuous expansion of hundreds of research and development centers is testimony to the abundance of intellectual […]

Top 100 Global Innovators: The DNA Behind Their Success – top ten takeaways

High-impact innovation drives the discovery of new technologies and life-changing solutions, improving the way we live while benefiting a company’s bottom-line. As a follow-up to the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19 report, we held a webinar featuring notable speakers from Microsoft, Dow, and 3M. The discussion centred around the ways these industry leaders push […]

The results are in: Announcing this year’s Top 100 Global Innovators.

The Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19 report has been published today.  This is the latest annual report which aims to identify the leading innovative organizations from around the globe, to celebrate their achievements and contributions to enriching the world through innovation, and to identify key trends and changes in the innovation ecosphere. Derwent has […]

Towards a digital healthcare ecosystem

This article is part of an ongoing State of Innovation series exploring global inventions and innovation trends in 12 key industries.  Articles in this series have been excerpted from the 2017 State of Innovation report, so reflect news and analysis at the time of publication.  Download the State of Innovation report on the Medical Devices industrynow, […]

Money in the pot: An analysis of patented cannabinoids innovation

Cannabis has been making a lot of headlines lately. Nearly a century after it was listed as a prohibited substance in the United States and elsewhere, recent years have seen a gradual shift towards acceptance—both as a medicine and as a recreational substance.  California led the way, as the first US state to approve medicinal […]