Top 50 corporate institutions by number of academic collaborations

Corporate institutions ranked by the number of bilateral partnerships they engaged in with academic institutions to co-author papers published in the Nature Index between 2012 and 2016.

RankCorporationCountry/Region# bilateral collaborations 2012–2016
1BGIChina642
2Amgen Inc.United States of America (USA)513
3GlaxoSmithKline plc. (GSK)United Kingdom (UK)494
4Leidos Holdings, Inc.United States of America (USA)486
5F. Hoffmann-La Roche AGSwitzerland467
6Illumina, Inc.United States of America (USA)412
7Novartis International AGSwitzerland399
8Eureka Scientific, Inc.United States of America (USA)381
8IBM CorporationUnited States of America (USA)381
9Merck & Co., Inc.United States of America (USA)356
9Pfizer Inc.United States of America (USA)356
10Génome QuébecCanada354
11AstraZeneca plcUnited Kingdom (UK)351
12Fimlab Laboratories Ltd.Finland340
13Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.United States of America (USA)333
14Life & Brain GmbHGermany321
15SYNLAB International GmbHGermany300
16Eli Lilly and CompanyUnited States of America (USA)296
17Lockheed Martin CorporationUnited States of America (USA)278
17NYCB Real-Time Computing Inc.United States of America (USA)278
18Fresenius SE & Co. KGaAGermany275
19SanofiFrance269
20Johnson & JohnsonUnited States of America (USA)267
21Jacobs Technology Inc.United States of America (USA)261
22Techint GroupItaly254
23Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)Brazil247
24Portuguese Oncology Institute (IPO)Portugal243
25Koninklijke DSM N.V. (DSM)Netherlands241
26Samsung GroupSouth Korea236
27Bayer AGGermany234
28Biogen Inc.United States of America (USA)233
2923andMe, Inc.United States of America (USA)232
29Adler PlanetariumUnited States of America (USA)232
30Thales S.A.France216
31Microsoft CorporationUnited States of America (USA)212
32USC-Office of Population Studies Foundation, Inc.Philippines208
33Formosa Plastics GroupTaiwan198
34Bruker CorporationUnited States of America (USA)197
35Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.United States of America (USA)193
36Intesa SanpaoloItaly192
37GNS ScienceNew Zealand191
38International Computer Science Institute (ICSI)United States of America (USA)189
39Novo Nordisk A/SDenmark181
40Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)United States of America (USA)179
41Agilent Technologies, Inc.United States of America (USA)174
42Takeda Pharmaceutical Company LimitedJapan168
43Information Management Services, Inc.United States of America (USA)159
44PerkinElmer, Inc.United States of America (USA)151
45European Spallation Source ESS ABSweden149
45Westat, Inc.United States of America (USA)149
46Trium Analysis Online GmbHGermany147
47Uni Research Ltd.Norway144
48ClinPhenomics GmbH & Co. KGGermany141
49GRANTECAN S.A.Spain139
49Raytheon CompanyUnited States of America (USA)139
50Adorial LimitedUnited Kingdom (UK)137