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 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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAArgentina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 19th2nd3rd1st
Arts and Humanities 34th1st1st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 277th2nd7th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 472nd12th45th1st
Chemistry 447th2nd52nd1st
Computer Science 392nd3rd25th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 145th4th6th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 288th4th17th1st
Energy 395th8th44th2nd
Engineering 373rd2nd29th1st
Environmental Science 156th2nd7th1st
Mathematics 309th2nd14th1st
Medicine 354th2nd15th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 196th3rd7th1st
Physics and Astronomy 347th4th16th1st
Psychology 263rd3rd12th1st
Social Sciences 120th2nd6th1st
Veterinary 47th3rd3rd1st

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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