Instituto de Pesquisas Energeticas e NuclearesGovernment


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Foundation: 1956

Mission: "Our commitment is to improve the quality of life of the Brazilian population, producing scientific knowledge, developing technologies, generating products and services in a safe way and training human resources in nuclear and related areas".

Vision: "To be a national and international reference in Research, Development, Education and Production and in the creation of new opportunities in science and technology in the areas of institutional action for social welfare, committed to innovation, security and sustainable development of the country".


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
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4548th214th997th561st93rd
Chemistry 4301st234th1220th472nd105th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +     
Energy 3664th198th1115th334th80th
Engineering +4068th207th1227th342nd79th
Environmental Science 4724th347th1341st595th140th
Medicine +     
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2532nd98th559th283rd47th
Physics and Astronomy 3754th174th1156th307th69th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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