Saint-Gobain Top 100 Global Innovator™ 2021

Saint-Gobain has once again been named one of the world's Top 100 Innovators in the Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator™ 2021 ranking. This is the tenth consecutive time that Saint-Gobain received this honor.

This renewed recognition is a tribute to Saint-Gobain's ongoing focus on innovation and R&D. Despite the health crisis, Saint-Gobain, with its 3,600 researchers, invested €428 million in Research and Development in 2020. To protect and enhance the value of these innovations, more than 400 patents are filed each year, reinforcing the Group's leadership position in its markets.

Saint-Gobain has eight cross-functional R&D centers around the world, among which, one Asia-Pacific R&D center established in 2005, is located in Shanghai, China, with a great innovation capacity of over 200 talented scientists and engineers, filed nearly 200 patents over the past 16 years in Asia-Pacific.

Saint-Gobain strives to continuing our efforts and commitment to provide customers with new and differentiated solutions that meet the challenges of protecting the planet, the search for comfort and wellbeing, and performance.

For more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain innovates to Make the World a Better Home.


About Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions for the construction, mobility, healthcare and other industrial application markets. Developed through a continuous innovation process, they can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life, providing wellbeing, performance and safety, while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and the fight against climate change.

This strategy of responsible growth is guided by the Saint-Gobain purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”, which responds to the shared ambition of all the women and men in the Group to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place to live in.