Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico *Government


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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.


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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 AmericaBRIICSIBEROAMERICABrazil
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2887th152nd631st383rd64th
Arts and Humanities +1533rd118th202nd205th40th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2955th59th542nd305th28th
Chemistry 2972nd81st707th313th35th
Computer Science 3628th168th914th315th68th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3641st275th1129th409th113th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1635th72nd340th149th33rd
Energy 3758th205th1160th341st85th
Engineering +     
Environmental Science 3507th176th941st375th67th
Mathematics 3430th169th883rd271st61st
Medicine +2600th72nd499th258th41st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2080th66th442nd205th31st
Physics and Astronomy 2994th105th777th236th40th
Psychology 829th29th81st80th17th
Social Sciences +2554th146th470th274th54th
Veterinary 647th62nd131st99th35th

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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