Instituto Nacional de Investigacion Agropecuaria *Government


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Foundation: 1989

Mission: Generate and adapt knowledge and technologies to contribute to the sustainable development of the agricultural sector and the country, taking into account State policies, social inclusion and the demands of markets and consumers.

Vision: To be an organization recognized, at the national and regional level, for the excellence of its scientific-technical achievements at the service of the sustainable development of the agricultural sector and the country, playing a relevant role in innovation processes, promoting coordination with other actors of the science, technology and innovation system and committed to the quality of its human capital and its processes and products.

Subordinate organizations:

  • INIA La Estanzuela
  • INIA Las Brujas
  • INIA Salto Grande
  • INIA Tacuarembo
  • INIA Treinta y Tres
  • Unidad Mixta Pasteur + INIA
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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAUruguay
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3347th218th461st2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4987th282nd644th4th
Environmental Science 2887th96th269th1st
Veterinary 713th71st113th2nd

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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