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Foundation: 2005

Mission: The mission of the BSC-CNS is to research, implement, manage and transfer technology and knowledge in the area of HPC with the aim of facilitating progress in a variety of scientific fields, and with a special emphasis on Computer, Life, Earth and Engineering Sciences.

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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 Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1697th550th492nd184th1119th97th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1447th517th419th89th1062nd73rd
Chemistry 1288th434th344th90th831st76th
Computer Science 750th255th202nd39th515th31st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +844th308th250th61st546th36th
Energy 1795th530th486th127th1032nd76th
Engineering 565th161st120th30th354th26th
Environmental Science 754th249th189th46th429th34th
Mathematics 986th353rd296th45th658th30th
Medicine 1180th414th332nd71st851st54th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3208th878th854th354th1931st182nd
Physics and Astronomy 695th222nd174th26th483rd23rd

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.

Where is the institution located?

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