Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas EspaciaisGovernment


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Foundation: 1971

Mission: Produce science and technology in the space areas and the terrestrial environment and offer products and unique services for the benefit of Brazil.

Vision: Be a national and international reference in the space areas and the terrestrial environment for the generation of knowledge and the service and anticipating the demands of development and quality of life of Brazilian society.



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 687th92nd254th190th41st
Chemistry 740th79th405th191st43rd
Computer Science 681st72nd289th143rd39th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 422nd28th161st77th9th
Energy 659th99th384th177th44th
Engineering 619th70th292nd142nd36th
Environmental Science 600th75th333rd161st31st
Mathematics 590th36th223rd98th19th
Physics and Astronomy 636th44th245th124th12th
Social Sciences 713th86th215th151st42nd

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.

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