Okayama University


Rated 38th in Asia’s 75 Most Innovative Universities (13th in Japan)

January 05, 2017

Okayama University made 38th place in the “Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities,” and 13th place among Japan’s universities. Vice President Hirofumi Hino and other representatives from Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters’ IP & Science) visited Okayama University on December 21, and presented a commemorative award to President Kiyoshi Morita.

The ranking, which was released in August 2016, identifies the educational institutions that contributed most to advancing science, inventing new technology and driving the global economy, based on an analysis of information on patents, scholarly treatises and other relevant data, and announces the top 75 universities in Asia. It shows that our university is highly appraised worldwide.

Prior to the presentation ceremony, President Morita, Executive Director and Vice President for Research Shinichi Yamamoto and University Research Administrators (URA) gathered to exchange views. They heard Vice President Hino explain the ranking, and discussed the university’s research activities and innovative strength.

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