Dow Recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator for Seventh Consecutive Year

Dow Again Included in the Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovators List

MIDLAND, Mich. - January 25, 2018 - The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) announced today that it was recognized as a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator for the seventh consecutive year. The annual report highlights the most successful organizations in the world that are active in innovation through research and development, protection of their IP and the achievement of commercial success.

“Being recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator is great acknowledgement of the skills of Dow scientists and engineers. Their creativity yields the inventions and the innovative products that solve customer needs worldwide. Seven consecutive years is testament to the power of Dow R&D,” said A. N. Sreeram, Dow’s senior vice president and chief technology officer. “The Clarivate recognition acknowledges the impact of our innovations, and our goals to use our portfolio of unique technologies to improve people’s lives and address the planet’s major challenges.”

Placement on the list has become the standard measure for innovation across the world and is recognized as a significant achievement for those who are named. The organization stated that its Top 100 Global Innovator list celebrates innovative businesses which are prioritizing investment in unique and enduring inventions. These organizations are solidifying their position by successfully bringing patents to market and enjoying global commercial potential.

This year, Dow is featured in the “Industry Breakout Chapter” as one of six industry leaders in Chemicals and Cosmetics to have been recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator in seven years.

The 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator methodology is based on four principle criteria: overall patent volume, patent application-to-grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio and patent influence as evidenced by citations. The peer-reviewed methodology was executed using Clarivate solutions including Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI). The index provides editorially enhanced, authoritative and accurate patent data, and is trusted by more than 40 patent offices worldwide.

For more information or to view the full list and report on the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator program, go to www.top100innovators.com.

About Clarivate Analytics

Clarivate Analytics is the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. Building on a heritage going back more than a century and a half, we have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet. Today, Clarivate Analytics is a new and independent company on a bold entrepreneurial mission to help our clients radically reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing innovations. For more information, please visit clarivate.com.

About Dow

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier materials science solutions that are essential to human progress. Dow has one of the strongest and broadest toolkits in the industry, with robust technology, asset integration, scale and competitive capabilities that enable it to address complex global issues. Dow’s market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, and consumer care. Dow is a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), a holding company comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form three strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty sectors. More information can be found at www.dow.com.

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Jarrod Erpelding
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