Philips Again Recognized as a Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator
For the eighth consecutive year, Philips wins a Top-100 place for the volume, influence, success and globalization of its innovation
Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, has once again been recognized as a Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator™ in Clarivate Analytics’ 2021 list, which identifies the world’s most innovative companies by measuring the ideation culture that produces patents . Philips has now successively won a place on this prestigious list for eight consecutive years.
“Our global R&D program and strong intellectual property portfolio continue to fuel our ability to truly impact global health challenges through innovation,” said Frans van Houten, CEO of Royal Philips. “I am very pleased that we have again been named as a Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator, for the 8th consecutive year. This is another much-valued recognition of our ability to create breakthrough innovations that improve people’s health and well-being.”
Philips’ EUR 1.9 billion R&D program has resulted in the introduction of many successful recent innovations, including:
- major extensions to Philips’ industry-leading Azurion image-guided therapy platform, comprising a new range of configurations to innovate procedures in a broad range of therapeutic areas, and further integration between imaging and diagnostic devices
- a vendor-neutral, multimodality Radiology Operations Command Center to enable real-time, remote collaboration between technologists, radiologists, and imaging teams across multiple sites
- several new monitoring solutions for Intensive Care Units (ICUs), general wards and patients’ homes that feature remote monitoring capabilities and advanced analytics, including the IntelliVue Patient Monitors MX750/MX850 for the ICU, and Biosensor BX100 for detecting early patient deterioration on general wards
- the Philips Shaver S7000, an AI-powered shaver with SkinIQ technology senses, guides and adapts to men’s skin and facial hair to improve shaving efficiency and skin comfort. When connected to the Philips GroomTribe app, it provides a personal shave plan based on individual shaving technique.