Published on 17 Feb 2023

NTU first in Singapore and among top 10 most cited research organisations globally by innovators

The Hive at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

NTU Singapore has placed globally at No. 7 among research organisations most cited by the world's top innovators, underscoring the University’s strengths in industry-relevant research.

NTU is also the only Singapore institution in the top 10.

The World’s Top 50 Most Cited Research Organisations ranking for 2023 was released for the first time by United Kingdom-based global information services provider Clarivate.

The ranking is based on the number of research papers referenced by the inventions of organisations in Clarivate’s 2023 edition of its Top 100 Global Innovators list, which has been running for over 10 years.

NTU has 1,013 research papers cited by these global innovators. For the top 50 most cited research organisations, the number of papers referenced for each range from between 500 and 2,200.

Major institutions and multinational companies in this year’s Top 100 Global Innovators list include the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Delta Electronics, Rolls-Royce and Thales, which NTU has research tie-ups with.

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