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 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 +618th121st318th215th62nd
Chemistry 704th45th370th174th20th
Computer Science 684th50th282nd122nd27th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +332nd17th144th45th7th
Energy 664th106th414th182nd46th
Engineering +568th59th298th130th35th
Environmental Science 536th78th324th153rd37th
Mathematics 598th47th241st105th22nd
Physics and Astronomy 572nd28th232nd101st11th
Social Sciences +737th62nd222nd139th27th

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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