TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kioxia Corporation was named Clarivate Top 100 Global InnovatorsMT 2022, an award given to companies at the top of the global innovation landscape by Clarivate Plc.
Kioxia has been highly regarded for a variety of reasons, including: recognition for its invention of NAND flash memory in 1987, more than three decades of industry-leading research and development, and the company’s efforts to protect and commercialize its intellectual property, including 3D flash memory and other patented technologies on memory storage.
Clarivate’s Top 100 Global InnovatorsMT The 2022 awards were given to the world’s most innovative companies and organizations, based on Clarivate’s proprietary analysis of intellectual property and patent trends. The methodology has been refreshed for 2022, with the new innovation measurement model focused on consistently high performance and an innovation ladder, where all ideas compete equally.
Based on its mission to “elevate the world with memory”, Kioxia will cultivate a new era of memory with its innovative memory technology. Kioxia continues to protect and effectively use its intellectual property and proactively develop initiatives to strengthen the competitiveness of its memory and SSD business.
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Kioxia is a global leader in memory solutions, dedicated to the development, production and sale of flash memory and solid state drives. In April 2017, its predecessor Toshiba Memory was spun off from Toshiba Corporation, the company that invented NAND flash memory in 1987. Kioxia is committed to elevating the world with memory by offering products, services and systems that create a choice for customers and based on memory. value for society. Kioxia’s innovative 3D flash memory technology, BiCS FLASH™, is shaping the future of storage in high-density applications including advanced smartphones, PCs, SSDs, automotive and data centers.