Clarivate Recognizes Most Influential Innovators in South and Southeast Asia

27 organizations from academia, government and corporate sectors receive Innovation Awards

London, U.K., September 21Clarivate Plc (NYSE: CLVT), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced the winners of the annual South and Southeast Asia Innovation Awards at its Innovation Forum for the region held on September 21. More than 600 leaders and industry insiders from academic, government and industry sectors participated in the virtual event where the innovation ecosystems in the region and the importance of sustainable development were discussed.

This year, 276 organizations from academia, government and corporate sectors were recognized. Among them, 27 organizations received an Innovation Award. The awards are based on an analysis of patent volume, citation volume, patent success and the level of globalization, using patent data from Derwent World Patents Index™ (DWPI) and Derwent Patent Citations Index™ (DPCI).

Innovation Awards 2021 Recipients (listed in alphabetical country order within each category)

Academic Institutions
Country Organization
India Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Indonesia Diponegoro University
Malaysia Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Philippines Cebu Technological University
Philippines Cebu Technological University
Singapore National University of Singapore
Vietnam Hanoi University of Science and Technology
Government Research Organizations
Country Organization
India Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Indonesia Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
Malaysia Malaysian Palm Oil Board
Singapore Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Vietnam Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
Country Organization
Indonesia PT Pertamina
Malaysia Top Glove Corporation Berhad
Singapore ASM Pacific Technology Limited
Sri Lanka MAS Holdings
Thailand Siam Cement Group
Vietnam Viettel Group
Corporations in India (by industry segments)
Agri-Business UPL Limited
Automotive Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
Chemicals & Energy Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Consumer Goods ITC Limited
Heavy Industries Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
Other Welspun Group
Pharmaceuticals Suven Life Sciences Limited
Software Wipro Limited
Emerging Corporations
Country Organization
India Ather Energy Private Limited
Singapore KaHa Private Limited

Gordon Samson, President, IP Group, Clarivate said, “We are pleased to once again identify and recognize the top innovators in South and Southeast Asia, an expansive and populous region with great growth potential. At Clarivate, we are on a mission to improve the way the world creates, protects and advances innovation. We are committed to helping our customer in the region to accelerate the pace of innovation by unlocking the full value of their intellectual property.”

KRS Jamwal, Executive Director, Tata Industries, said: “The optimistic scenario materializing at the pace we want is going to require three key actors to push this forward in unison – governments, universities, and corporates. And all these three will have to focus on game changing R&D innovation, rather than incrementalism or re-purpose.”

The criteria used to select the top innovators in South and Southeast Asia closely mirrors that of the annual the Top 100 Global Innovators™ which identifies organizations at the pinnacle of the global innovation landscape.

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