Top 100 corporate–academic collaborations

Partnerships between a corporate institution and an academic institution ranked by their bilateral collaboration score (CS) for the five-year period from 2012 to 2016. The CS sums the fractional count of collaborative papers from the two partnering institutions. Also shown is the article count (AC) of collaborative articles from the two partnering institutions over the same period.

RankCorporate institutionCS
2012–2016
Academic institutionCS
2012–2016
Bilateral CS
2012–2016
AC
2012–2016
1Novartis International AG, Switzerland44.91University of Basel (UB), Switzerland60.41105.32191
2Samsung Group, South Korea21.82Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), South Korea34.4056.22105
3Novartis International AG, Switzerland21.95Harvard University, United States of America (USA)24.2346.1883
4BGI, China37.26University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark8.3645.61127
5FiberHome Technologies Group, China10.59Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China32.0042.5993
6China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), China10.23Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China32.0242.2595
7Thales S.A., France16.69University of Paris Sud (UPSud), France20.0636.75114
8Lockheed Martin Corporation, United States of America (USA)13.22University of Oslo (UiO), Norway22.3135.5255
9GNS Science, New Zealand13.74Victoria University of Wellington (Victoria), New Zealand19.4933.23105
10IBM Corporation, United States of America (USA)20.91Stanford University, United States of America (USA)11.3832.2944
11Samsung Group, South Korea14.19Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea14.0628.2640
12Serum Institute of India Ltd. (SII), India0.86Utrecht University (UU), Netherlands25.1526.0171
13Microsoft Corporation, United States of America (USA)10.19University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), United States of America (USA)15.1025.2953
14GlaxoSmithKline plc. (GSK), United Kingdom (UK)8.84University of Oxford, United Kingdom (UK)15.8824.7262
15Toshiba Corporation, Japan15.16University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK)9.2124.3726
16Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips), Netherlands6.38Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands17.5523.9339
17Amgen Inc., United States of America (USA)15.81University of Iceland, Iceland6.5822.3983
18Mitsubishi Group, Japan5.26The University of Tokyo (UTokyo), Japan16.7722.0339
19Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China1.98Fudan University, China19.7321.7188
20Uni Research Ltd., Norway7.56University of Bergen (UIB), Norway13.4921.0581
21F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Switzerland9.36Harvard University, United States of America (USA)11.5920.9555
22Raytheon Company, United States of America (USA)5.38University of Washington (UW), United States of America (USA)15.3420.7250
23Center for Nanotechnology GmbH (CeNTech GmbH), Germany7.41University of Münster (WWU), Germany13.1220.5236
24Merck & Co., Inc., United States of America (USA)7.27University of Pennsylvania (Penn), United States of America (USA)13.2020.4741
25GNS Science, New Zealand5.92University of Otago, New Zealand13.8819.8176
26BGI, China18.89King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Saudi Arabia0.6119.4961
27Samsung Group, South Korea12.78Korea University (KU), South Korea6.6219.4027
28Polyera Corporation, United States of America (USA)4.41Northwestern University (NU), United States of America (USA)14.4218.8327
29Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), Japan6.77The University of Tokyo (UTokyo), Japan11.3118.0826
30IBM Corporation, United States of America (USA)11.53Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland6.4818.0128
31Hitachi, Ltd., Japan5.96University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK)11.5517.5141
32Mitsubishi Group, Japan3.64University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), United States of America (USA)13.3717.0119
33Jinchuan Group Co., Ltd., China3.16Lanzhou University (LZU), China13.3916.5519
34Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark6.70University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark9.1815.8934
35Lockheed Martin Corporation, United States of America (USA)8.00Stanford University, United States of America (USA)7.3715.3832
36AstraZeneca plc, United Kingdom (UK)5.25The University of Manchester (UoM), United Kingdom (UK)9.9815.2328
37Samsung Group, South Korea9.06Yonsei University, South Korea6.1315.1822
38National Metrology and Testing (LNE), France6.83Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) - Paris 6, France8.1715.0158
39Samsung Group, South Korea3.36Stanford University, United States of America (USA)11.6114.9722
40IBM Corporation, United States of America (USA)6.98Columbia University in the City of New York (CU), United States of America (USA)7.7614.7428
41The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd, New Zealand3.90The University of Auckland, New Zealand10.6914.5841
42Samsung Group, South Korea5.90Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea8.6014.5123
43National Metrology and Testing (LNE), France6.83Paris Observatory, France7.6114.4558
44Pfizer Inc., United States of America (USA)5.03Harvard University, United States of America (USA)9.3314.3632
45Novartis International AG, Switzerland4.11Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland10.2214.3329
46NYCB Real-Time Computing Inc., United States of America (USA)0.54Stanford University, United States of America (USA)13.5114.0567
47AstraZeneca plc, United Kingdom (UK)4.36University of Oxford, United Kingdom (UK)9.6213.9825
48Intel Corporation, United States of America (USA)0.76Northwestern University (NU), United States of America (USA)13.1013.8619
49BASF SE, Germany2.88University of Strasbourg, France10.9113.7940
50Thales S.A., France1.47Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore12.0613.5325
51Bruker Corporation, United States of America (USA)2.68University of Strasbourg, France10.7113.3939
52Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan4.78National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan8.1312.9128
53GNS Science, New Zealand5.65The University of Auckland, New Zealand6.7512.4173
54GlaxoSmithKline plc. (GSK), United Kingdom (UK)5.93Harvard University, United States of America (USA)6.1912.1259
55D. E. Shaw Research, United States of America (USA)10.36Columbia University in the City of New York (CU), United States of America (USA)1.7412.1022
56Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., Japan2.36The University of Tokyo (UTokyo), Japan9.6712.0319
57Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH (Ottobock), Germany0.71University of Göttingen, Germany11.2611.9726
58BASF SE, Germany3.92Heidelberg University (Uni Heidelberg), Germany8.0011.9218
59Génome Québec, Canada1.31McGill University, Canada10.5311.8469
60GNS Science, New Zealand6.29University of Canterbury (UC), New Zealand5.4811.7773
61Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China1.98Zhejiang University (ZJU), China9.7311.7188
62GlaxoSmithKline plc. (GSK), United Kingdom (UK)2.91University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK)8.7011.6158
63Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., United States of America (USA)3.56University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), United States of America (USA)7.9511.5017
64Rigaku Corporation, Japan3.36Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech), Japan8.1111.4712
65Pfizer Inc., United States of America (USA)3.13University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK)8.2711.4019
66HexaTech, Inc., United States of America (USA)2.72North Carolina State University (NCSU), United States of America (USA)8.6211.3415
67F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Switzerland5.60University of California San Francisco (UCSF), United States of America (USA)5.6911.2929
68Leidos Holdings, Inc., United States of America (USA)3.21Harvard University, United States of America (USA)7.7810.9962
69GlaxoSmithKline plc. (GSK), United Kingdom (UK)4.67University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom (UK)6.2110.8820
70Sanofi, France4.54Harvard University, United States of America (USA)6.1910.7235
71AstraZeneca plc, United Kingdom (UK)5.52Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden5.1810.7022
72F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Switzerland2.67University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), United States of America (USA)8.0110.6828
73Zhejiang NHU Company Ltd., China3.74Zhejiang University (ZJU), China6.9110.6511
74Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), Japan6.59Tohoku University, Japan4.0010.5914
75Raytheon Company, United States of America (USA)4.55University of Minnesota (UMN), United States of America (USA)6.0410.5946
76PrivaTran, Inc., United States of America (USA)1.60The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), United States of America (USA)8.8610.4511
77IBM Corporation, United States of America (USA)5.32Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States of America (USA)4.9710.2916
78Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan4.07National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan6.2110.2816
79Foxconn Technology Group, Taiwan3.06Tsinghua University (TH), China7.1810.2417
80AstraZeneca plc, United Kingdom (UK)2.51The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (UK)7.6610.1726
81Samsung Group, South Korea4.47Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea5.7010.1613
82Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), Japan4.42Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), Japan5.7310.1513
83Novartis International AG, Switzerland6.09University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), United States of America (USA)4.0510.1432
84F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Switzerland4.34Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland5.7610.1015
85Aerodyne Research, Inc. (ARI), United States of America (USA)1.27University of Helsinki, Finland8.7910.0625
86AstraZeneca plc, United Kingdom (UK)4.89Uppsala University (UU), Sweden5.1610.0424
87F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Switzerland5.37Stanford University, United States of America (USA)4.479.8523
88Novartis International AG, Switzerland4.53University of California San Francisco (UCSF), United States of America (USA)5.269.7923
89Toyota Group, Japan2.22Kyoto University, Japan7.569.7813
90Novartis International AG, Switzerland4.51Stanford University, United States of America (USA)5.179.6926
91Lockheed Martin Corporation, United States of America (USA)6.11Harvard University, United States of America (USA)3.569.6727
92Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China1.98Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China7.679.6488
93GNS Science, New Zealand4.94Massey University, New Zealand4.679.6068
94Amgen Inc., United States of America (USA)3.15Harvard University, United States of America (USA)6.399.5472
95Novartis International AG, Switzerland3.81Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Germany5.729.5321
96Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB), Austria3.70Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), Austria5.739.4214
97China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), China0.85University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China8.579.4220
98Tetranov International, Inc., United States of America (USA)2.49Zhengzhou University (ZZU), China6.939.4210
99BGI, China5.81Peking University (PKU), China3.419.2221
100Omega Optics, Inc., United States of America (USA)3.12The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), United States of America (USA)6.079.1910