Osram Honored for Climate-Friendly Technologies
In the evaluation of climate-protecting technologies and applications by the German Society for Consumer Studies (DtGV), Osram’s patent portfolio ranked in the top quarter of a total of 3,000 companies. The award as Top Innovator is based on the number of patents that support mitigation or adaptation to climate change. Osram is aware of its responsibility as an international company and focuses on energy efficiency at its corporate sites as well as in its products and intelligent lighting solutions.
Climate protection is a global challenge. Not only each individual, politics and science, but especially companies have to make their contribution. Osram, which is now part of the ams Osram Group, has now received the GreenTech Award for its climate-friendly patent portfolio. This award honors companies and research institutions for inventiveness in relation to climate protection. The study refers to the patent class Y02 of the “Cooperative Patent Classification”, which was newly created in the course of the climate discussion. The study was based on the global number of patents granted to German companies in the period from 2019 to 2020. Companies with a ranking in the leading group are among the Top Innovators 2021/2022.
About ams and OSRAM
The ams-OSRAM Group, including the listed companies ams AG as parent company and OSRAM Licht AG, is a global leader in optical solutions. By adding intelligence to light and passion to innovation, we enrich people’s lives. This is what we mean by Sensing is Life.
With over 110 years of combined history, our core is defined by imagination, deep engineering expertise and the ability to provide global industrial capacity in sensor and light technologies. We create exciting innovations that enable our customers in the consumer, automotive, healthcare and industrial sectors maintain their competitive edge. We thereby drive innovation that meaningfully improves the quality of life in terms of health, safety and convenience, while reducing impact on the environment.
Our around 30,000 employees worldwide focus on innovation across sensing, illumination and visualization to make journeys safer, medical diagnosis more accurate and daily moments in communication a richer experience. Our work creates technology for breakthrough applications, which is reflected in over 15,000 patents granted and applied. Headquartered in Premstaetten/Graz (Austria) with a co-headquarter in Munich (Germany), the group achieved well over USD 5 billion combined revenues in 2020 (pro-forma). ams AG is a listed company on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ISIN: AT0000A18XM4). OSRAM Licht AG remains a listed company on the XETRA market in Germany (ISIN: DE000LED4000). To find out more about us on https://ams-osram.com
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