Geneva, – STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, was named a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovator for the second year in a row, recognizing ST’s position among the world’s most innovative companies. The program recognizes and rewards organizations that are leading the innovation charge as measured by a series of proprietary patent-related metrics.
Based on four principle criteria, the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovator selection process evaluates overall patent volume, patent grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio, and patent influence as evidenced by citations.
To view the full report on the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovator program, go to www.top100innovators.com.
ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing solutions. From energy management and savings to trust and data security, from healthcare and wellness to smart consumer devices, in the home, car and office, at work and at play, ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and innovative contribution to people’s life. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.
In 2012, the Company’s net revenues were $8.49 billion. Further information on ST can be found at www.st.com