International information services company Thomson Reuters * announced "The World Most Innovative Universities" on September 100, 2015, which ranks the 9 most innovative universities in the world.The top universities in Japan are Osaka University, which is 16th, followed by Kyoto University, which is 18nd, and the University of Tokyo, which is 22th.This is the first time that Thomson Reuters has published a university ranking evaluated from an innovative perspective.

 This innovative university international ranking is also evaluated by analyzing the spread of patent acquisition (internationality), impact (number of citations), collaborative papers with industry, etc. from the citation information of patents and academic papers owned by the university. It is ranked as.In the case of patents, the quantity, registration rate for patent applications, globality, number of citations, and for academic papers, co-authored papers by universities and companies, number of citations, etc. were comprehensively scored.


* Ranked Japanese universities
18th Osaka University / 22nd Kyoto University / 4th Tokyo University / 39th Tohoku University / 51st Tokyo Institute of Technology / 58th Keio University / 81st Kyushu University / 89th Nagoya University / 98th Hokkaido University

* Thomson Reuters is an international information service company group listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange that provides "intelligent information" for companies and professionals.

Source:[Thomson Reuters] The World's Most Innovative Universities

Tokyo University

Established in the 10th year of the Meiji era.A university with the longest history in Japan and at the forefront of Japanese knowledge

The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 (Meiji 10) by integrating the Tokyo Kaisei School and the Tokyo Medical School.Since its establishment, it has developed education and research in a unique way in the world as a leading university in Japan and an academic center for the fusion of East and West cultures.As a result, many human resources have been produced in a wide range of fields, and many research achievements […]

Kyoto University

Foster a free academic style based on the spirit of "self-respect for self-weight" and open up a world of creative learning.

With the motto of self-study, we will continue to maintain a free academic style that is not bound by common sense, and develop human resources who have both creativity and practical ability.We provide an inclusive learning space that allows for diverse and hierarchical choices so that students themselves can choose a solid future through valuable trial and error. […]

Osaka University

The "true value" of each person becomes the "evolution" of Osaka University.To a university that lives in the community and extends to the world

Osaka University is a research-based university with 11 faculties and 23 departments. Since its founding in 1931, with the motto of "living in the region and extending to the world," we have created an outstanding "foundation" and "power" that weaves advanced education and research capabilities, the harmony of faculty and staff, and the weight of tradition and the advantage of Osaka. I have.Taking advantage of these excellent potentials […]

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