MIDLAND, Mich. – February 16, 2023 – Dow (NYSE:DOW) has been named as a Top 100 Global Innovators™ for the 12th consecutive year by Clarivate™, a global leader in connecting people and organizations to intelligence they can trust to transform their world.
Through this list, Clarivate identifies organizations at the pinnacle of the global innovation landscape by measuring excellence focused on exceptional consistency and scale in innovativeness. Dow has been recognized every year under the Chemicals and Materials category since Clarivate began presenting the award in 2011.
Dow’s scientists and engineers use cutting-edge technology to develop sustainable, market-driven scientific and technical innovations to deliver solutions to some of the world’s toughest challenges. Innovation at Dow helps solve challenges related to affordable and efficient supply of food, suitable housing and high-performing buildings, improved personal health and comfort, and advancements in emerging technologies such as electric vehicles and smart devices. Dow’s collaboration with customers and investment in high-throughput research capabilities has continued to improve R&D productivity and has accelerated product, process, and application development.
“Dow being listed for the 12th consecutive year signifies the consistent talent and strength of our organization,” said A.N. Sreeram, senior vice president, Research & Development, and chief technology officer for Dow, “The capabilities and expertise of Dow’s R&D organization provide a distinct competitive advantage, enabling the company to efficiently develop innovative products that are simultaneously better performing and more sustainable.”
Gordon Samson, Chief Product Officer, Clarivate, said, “At Clarivate, we aim to bring clarity to the complex. Our focus is to pore over what humanity knows today and to put forward the insight that explores all possible horizons; that enables transition and transformation. We acknowledge the Top 100 Global Innovators 2023 – companies and organizations that know that innovative ideas and solutions to current challenges not only bring rewards to their businesses but foster genuine improvements in society.”
Learn more about Top 100 Global Innovators 2023 and who features on this year’s list here.
The Top 100 Global Innovators uses a complete comparative analysis of global invention data to assess the strength of every patented idea, using measures tied directly to their innovative power.
To move from the individual idea strength to identify the organizations that create them more consistently and frequently, Clarivate sets two threshold criteria that potential candidates must meet and then adds a measure of their patented innovation output over the past five years.
For full information on the methodology used to identify the 2023 list, see here.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance leadership to achieve profitable growth and help deliver a sustainable future. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 37,800 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $57 billion in 2022. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.
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