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FANUC CORPORATION has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Global Innovators for 2024, in recognition for its activities in R&D and intellectual property

March 6, 2024



FANUC CORPORATION has been selected as ranking among the "Top 100 Global Innovators 2024" by Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), one of the world’s leading information service providers. FANUC has received this honor in 2012, 2013, 2022 and 2023, making this the fifth time and third consecutive year that the company has been listed.

Clarivate top ten ribbon

Clarivate identifies the top 100 most innovative corporations and institutions in the world by analyzing the latest advancements in innovation to make assessments, using proprietary patent data and original criteria, such as the "number of patents acquired," "degree of influence," "success rate," "geographical investments" and "rarity." The top 100 global innovators have been announced every year from 2012, and this is the 13th time.

FANUC has continued to provide indispensable values throughout the world in the field of factory automation through unceasingly creating technological innovations, under our basic principles of “Genmitsu (Strict Preciseness) and Tomei (Transparency).” In doing so, we have strived to elevate our value as a company, as well as contribute to making society sustainable. In order to develop highly competitive products and release them to the market, we have narrowed down our business to our area of expertise - factory automation. In this process, we have actively invested in research and development, and enriched our intellectual property.

To maintain the competitive superiority of our business, and drive sustainable growth, FANUC will keep on engaging energetically in intellectual property that can adapt to the ever-changing global business environment, as well as further expand our intellectual property portfolio that suits our business and development strategies, to apply this portfolio strategically.


For information on FANUC’s activities regarding intellectual property, see

For details on “Top 100 Global Innovator 2024,” see