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.