Kioxia Selected in 2022 Edition of Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators™

February 25, 2022 11:30 Korea Standard Time

TOKYO--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) February 25, 2022 -- Kioxia Corporation has been named a Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators™ 2022, an award given to companies at the pinnacle of the global innovation landscape by Clarivate Plc.

Kioxia was highly evaluated for various reasons including: recognition of its invention of NAND flash memory in 1987, over 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.

The Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators™ 2022 Awards were presented 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 model of innovation measurement focused on consistent high performance and scale in innovativeness, where all ideas compete equally.

Based on its mission of “uplifting the world with memory,” Kioxia will cultivate a new era of memory with its innovative memory technology. Kioxia continues to protect and effectively utilize its intellectual property and proactively develop initiatives to strengthen the competitiveness of its memory and SSD business.

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About Kioxia

Kioxia is a world leader in memory solutions, dedicated to the development, production and sale of flash memory and solid-state drives (SSDs). 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 uplifting the world with memory by offering products, services and systems that create choice for customers and memory-based 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.

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Kioxia Holdings Corporation
Kota Yamaji
Public Relations

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