Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e TecnologicoGovernment


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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 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 AmericaBRIICSIBEROAMERICABrazil
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 696th96th262nd194th44th
Arts and Humanities 523rd57th112th107th28th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 905th105th371st257th51st
Chemistry 768th97th431st209th55th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 597th137th325th208th60th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 553rd39th173rd82nd16th
Environmental Science 609th81st342nd168th34th
Medicine 724th65th258th166th38th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 526th14th129th48th11th
Psychology 401st8th25th30th3rd
Social Sciences 701st77th205th142nd38th
Veterinary 508th78th120th111th46th

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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