TE Connectivity named a ‘Top 100 Global Innovator’ for ninth consecutive year

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has again been named a Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator 2020 by Clarivate Analytics.


The annual report identifies the world’s most innovative organizations which successfully develop valuable patented inventions that also have strong commercialization potential based on market reach and impact on other downstream inventions. TE has been included in this annual report in each of the nine years it has been released.


“As a global company working to make the world safer, sustainable, productive and connected, it’s crucial that our products are able to solve our customers’ toughest challenges – whether it is electric vehicles, next generation aircraft, minimally invasive medical devices or cloud computing,” said CEO Terrence Curtin. “I’m proud of our teams for continuing to foster a culture of innovation that helps move the world forward.”


TE helps customers in approximately 150 countries create the technology of tomorrow in industries including transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and home appliances. The company has more than 8,000 global engineers and more than 15,000 patents. 


“The relentless pace of global ideation means competition among innovators is intensifying, and staying at the top is getting harder,” said Jeff Roy, President, IP Group, Clarivate Analytics. “We congratulate the Top 100 Global Innovators for building a culture of generating new ideas, consistently creating new value from ingenuity, and delivering excellence in research and intellectual property creation.”

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