Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas *Government


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Foundation: 1958

Mission: CONICET's mission will be the promotion and execution of scientific and technological activities throughout the national territory and in the different areas of knowledge.

Vision: The Council's vision is to consolidate its role as a leading organization in scientific and technological activity and the promotion of projects with a significant social impact, in order to favor the development of the country and the welfare of the population.


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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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAArgentina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +13th1st2nd1st
Arts and Humanities +10th1st1st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 277th2nd4th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 849th18th69th1st
Chemistry 1114th4th75th1st
Computer Science 802nd5th42nd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +90th2nd3rd1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 240th2nd7th1st
Energy 910th6th54th1st
Engineering +922nd3rd47th1st
Environmental Science 148th2nd6th1st
Mathematics 433rd3rd12th1st
Medicine +421st2nd15th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 234th2nd10th1st
Physics and Astronomy 820th4th34th1st
Psychology 271st3rd12th1st
Social Sciences +96th2nd5th1st
Veterinary 44th3rd5th1st

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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