Escuela Politecnica NacionalUniversity


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Foundation: 1869

Mission: The mission of the National Polytechnic School is to train academics and professionals in engineering and science, with ethical awareness, solidarity, criticism, capable of contributing to the welfare of the community, as well as to generate, disseminate and transmit scientific and technological knowledge, with social responsibility, as a result of a dynamic interaction with the actors of Ecuadorian society and the international community.

Vision: The Escuela Politécnica Nacional is a public university with international standards of excellence, being a reference in science, technology and innovation. Its capacities and efforts are oriented to the service of the community, contributing to the cultural development, within a framework of principles and transcendental values of the human being.



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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 Universities 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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAEcuador
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 796th170th273rd9th
Business, Management and Accounting 843rd87th160th2nd
Computer Science 688th79th150th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 484th57th122nd5th
Energy 703rd124th204th7th
Engineering 642nd85th157th5th
Environmental Science 667th125th215th7th
Mathematics 668th82nd153rd5th
Physics and Astronomy 697th74th160th3rd
Social Sciences 788th146th217th10th

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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