NSRDEC patents help Army into ‘Top 100 Global Innovators’

Christopher Doona and other researchers at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center were awarded a total of 20 patents in 2012, helping the Army make Thomson Reuters' Top 100 Global Innovators.

Christopher Doona and other researchers at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center were awarded a total of 20 patents in 2012, helping the Army make Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Innovators. Photo Credit: David Kamm, NSRDEC Photographer

NATICK, Mass. (April 1, 2013) — The U.S. Army and Navy were named among Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Innovators for 2012. This is the first time any government agency has ever made this list.

Leaders are chosen using a propriety program based on metrics regarding each company’s multiple innovative patents.

The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, patented 20 different technological advancements for the Army in fiscal year 2012 alone.

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