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Foundation: 1951

Mission: Foster Science, Technology and Innovation and act in the formulation, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and dissemination of its policies, contributing to the advancement of the frontiers of knowledge, sustainable development and national sovereignty

Vision: To be an institution of recognized excellence in the promotion of Science, Technology and Innovation as central elements of the full development of the Brazilian nation.


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 AmericaBRIICSIBEROAMERICABrazil
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1742nd79th417th193rd40th
Arts and Humanities +829th25th81st73rd11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3414th84th688th338th35th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2094th96th602nd196th44th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 959th23rd180th71st11th
Environmental Science 2722nd83rd711th233rd31st
Medicine +2423rd50th504th201st29th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1629th30th354th120th18th
Psychology 1276th50th150th124th29th
Social Sciences +1404th49th215th132nd24th
Veterinary 634th55th125th91st36th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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