Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale *Health


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Foundation: 1964

Mission: Inserm brings together 15,000 researchers, engineers, technicians, and administrative staff around one common goal: to improve the health of all by advancing knowledge of life and disease, innovation in treatment, and public health research.

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Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDFrance
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 132nd45th45th105th7th
Arts and Humanities 146th63rd61st130th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8th2nd2nd6th2nd
Chemistry 182nd40th37th129th4th
Computer Science 275th96th90th191st12th
Dentistry 171st73rd67th137th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 497th328th328th429th122nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 525th276th285th438th40th
Energy 509th270th270th395th77th
Engineering 258th78th74th173rd9th
Environmental Science 369th192nd187th283rd40th
Mathematics 313th134th132nd227th26th
Medicine 6th1st1st5th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 7th2nd2nd5th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 185th59th57th134th12th
Psychology 55th15th15th54th2nd
Social Sciences 446th202nd203rd378th25th
Veterinary 121st41st36th94th4th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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