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Tokyo, March 11, 2024 – Hitachi, Ltd. ("Hitachi") today announced that Hitachi has been recognized as one of the world's top 100 innovative companies in "Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators 2024." This award is hosted by Clarivate Plc ("Clarivate"), which owns one of the largest patent databases in the world. Hitachi is honored to be recognized for its achievements in the intellectual property (IP) field and to win this award for 13 consecutive years, ever since the awards began in 2012.

Clarivate has selected the 100 global companies as "Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators" annually based on Clarivate's patent database, its patent research and analysis platform, as well as its own evaluation criteria. Companies listed in the "Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators" are recognized for their innovativeness, efforts to protect IP, and creation of inventions that have had an great impact on a global scale.

Hitachi has formulated and implemented IP strategy that consists of three pillars; Competition, Collaboration, and IP for society. The IP strategy for Competition is created on acquiring and utilizing patents and other IP rights, while the IP strategy for Collaboration aims to utilize IP to promote partnerships and build ecosystems. IP for society represents Hitachi's strategic engagement in IP activities that contribute to solving social issues. For example, under the leadership of our Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Hitachi is enhancing our global IP activities with overseas group companies including acquired companies, is supporting the expansion of Lumada businesses by facilitating the use of group IP portfolios mutually among the group companies, and is accelerating group innovation through globally sharing insights from intellectual property activities around the world.

In the Mid-term Management Plan 2024, Hitachi established a new vision to become a global leader that resolves societal issues and grows our DX*1 and GX*2 businesses using intellectual property. Hitachi will achieve further advances and growth in the Social Innovation Business through the protection and use of intellectual property centered on "Green," "Digital" and "Innovative" initiatives.

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