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Safran ranked in Top 100 Global Innovators 2016
Safran being ranked in the Top 100 Global Innovators for the sixth year in a row is the result of a policy that encourages innovation and the safeguarding of know-how. In 2015, the Group invested 12% of its revenues in research and development and filed 910 patents worldwide. Furthermore, it boasts a global portfolio comprising 26,000 patents.
As compiled by Clarivate Analytics (formerly by Thomson Reuters, the American agency that established the ranking in 2011), the report analyzes four criteria: number of patent citations, quality, globalization and influence.