Instituto Potosino de Investigacion Cientifica y TecnologicaGovernment


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Foundation: 2000

Mission: We are a dynamic, innovative and excellent institution with regional and national leadership, international presence and social responsibility. IPICYT is a Public Research Center of the CONACYT system that cultivates the natural and exact sciences, with highly specialized multidisciplinary academic groups and first-rate infrastructure. It generates, disseminates and discloses knowledge, trains human resources and develops technological projects and services for the academic, business, social and governmental sectors.

Vision: To be an institution with international prestige and leadership, with regional and national impact, with updated infrastructure, and consolidated research groups, which promotes professional and personal development. To promote interdisciplinary projects with academic and scientific excellence. To form human resources of excellence, with international level and competitive in the labor market. To transfer the knowledge generated to society.



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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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 757th143rd245th688th35th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1005th168th327th913th46th
Chemistry 673rd40th150th590th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 503rd68th136th435th11th
Energy 354th4th36th244th3rd
Environmental Science 677th133rd223rd589th23rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1002nd150th270th877th34th
Physics and Astronomy 676th61st146th602nd10th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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