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January 18, 2018

Philips named among Top 50 global innovators

Philips is among the Top 50 global innovators of the year, according to the Boston Consulting Group’s worldwide survey published yesterday. Philips is up 30 places versus the previous year, to 49th. 


The Boston Consulting Group 2018 survey is a recognition of companies that have successfully executed the shift to digital innovation by building digital technologies into their global innovation programs. Given this context, the ranking underlines the transformation of Philips into focused health technology company aimed at bringing meaningful digital health innovations to people and health systems worldwide. 


For the survey, BCG interviewed senior global innovation executives and studied Philips’ performance in the marketplace.

About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips' health technology portfolio generated 2016 sales of EUR 17.4 billion and employs approximately 70,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at

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Albertine Schor

Albertine Schor

Brand and Communications Manager

Tel: +61 (02) 9947 0040

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