Top 10 Japanese corporate institutions by international MCS

The table shows the top 10 Japanese corporate institutions ranked by their international multilateral collaboration score (international MCS) from January 2015 to October 2018. The international MCS sums up the contribution of each Japanese institution and their overseas partners to high-quality research papers in the field. Also listed are each corporate institution's total MCS, fractional count (FC) and article count (AC) in the Nature Index during the same period.

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RankInstitutionInternational MCSTotal MCSFCAC
1Toshiba Corporation23.1527.7124.9944
2Mitsubishi Group23.0741.9915.7094
3Hitachi, Ltd.21.6733.6920.5196
4Toyota Group19.7449.9440.4290
5Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)17.2463.6356.03112
6Joel Ltd.12.0127.6510.4569
7Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited10.1815.2514.3853
8Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.9.9318.075.8648
9Eisai Co., Ltd.6.8611.247.8740
10Rigaku Corporation5.6322.536.1836