Kyocera Corporation, the parent company of Kyocera Document Solutions was recognised as one of the 2016 Top 100 Global Innovators by Clarivate Analytics, a worldwide information solution provider. Kyocera’s patent success rate and global reach were identified as outstanding for 2016, the company’s third consecutive year receiving the award. A trophy was presented at the company’s headquarters in Kyoto, Japan.
The Top 100 Global Innovators awards have been presented annually since 2011 to recognise leading enterprises and research institutions for their innovative efforts. Candidates are evaluated by patent and citation data across four main criteria: volume, success, influence and globalisation. Among the above factors, success and globalisation led to Kyocera’s recognition as one of the world’s top innovators.