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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.

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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3190th278th455th1867th48th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4464th220th519th2878th39th
Chemistry 3816th171st378th2103rd32nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +3276th237th358th1714th32nd
Energy 2937th121st248th1497th23rd
Engineering +2484th54th169th1435th10th
Environmental Science 3826th225th418th2024th37th
Physics and Astronomy 3549th163rd284th1835th34th

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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