The Thomson Reuters top 100 list for global innovation included tyre companies Goodyear and Michelin.
The list honours corporations and institutions from around the world.
The awards are determined by a number of proprietary patent-related metrics. It is the second year in a row that Goodyear has found itself in the list.
“This recognition is further evidence that Goodyear is continuing its drive as the tyre industry’s innovation leader,” said Goodyear’s chief technology officer Jospeh Zekoski.
Mr Zekoski added: “Whether it’s the innovative tread zones and evolving traction grooves in the Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All-Season tyre or future breakthroughs such as Air Maintenance Technology, Goodyear is leading with innovative products that consumers need and want.”
Managing director at Thomson Reuters IP solutions, David Brown said: “Innovation is the foundation for economic prosperity and technological advancement.”
Mr Brown congratulated the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator companies and their leaders for recognising the "important role" that innovation plays in the successes of today and of tomorrow.
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