Beyond the
Top 100

For ten years, we have identified the world’s Top 100 Global Innovators, those elite organizations at the very pinnacle of the world’s innovation landscape.

Of the thousands of patent applicants that pass through our volumetric bar, we rank each on influence, globalization and success metrics against all other entities in the analysis, finally producing the 100 that sit at the top.

This year, for the very first time, we share insights from the Top 100 backfile to reveal leaders beyond the Top 100 list. Diving into the world’s top 14,000 innovators, we share the top global innovators across 15 key industries.

Scroll down to see who made the cut.

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Innovator Region/Country Industry
3M United States Chemicals and materials
ABB Switzerland Industrial systems
Abbott United States Pharmaceuticals
Adidas Germany Consumer goods and food
AGC Japan Chemicals and materials
Airbus France Aerospace and defense
Aisin Seiki Japan Automotive
Alibaba China, Mainland Software, media, fintech
Alstom France Energy and electrical
Amazon United States Software, media, fintech
AMD United States Semiconductors
Analog Devices United States Semiconductors
Apple United States Electronics and computing equipment
ArcellorMittal India Mining and metals
ASUS Taiwan Electronics and computing equipment
AT&T United States Telecommunications
Baidu China, Mainland Software, media, fintech
Baosteel China, Mainland Mining and metals
BASF Germany Chemicals and materials
Bayer Germany Pharmaceuticals
BD United States Medical and biotechnology

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