Institut Pasteur of IranHealth


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Foundation: 1920

Mission: Planning and research to develop technology and innovation to identify, prevent, and treat infectious and hard‐to‐treat diseases, to promote community health.

Vision: Runner‐up among Pasteur International Network members. Regional first place in research and technology in the area of emerging and reemerging diseases. Technological development in line with: diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious and hard‐to‐treat diseases. Playing a key role in the monitoring and control of infectious and contagious diseases (emerging and re‐emerging). Premier institution in providing specialized and subspecialty services in the country and the region, in line with the Pasteur Institute’s mission. Access to an efficient, entrepreneurial, creative, faithful, and committed workforce.


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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 Health 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.

AreaWorldMiddle EastIran
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2510th119th31st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2597th53rd13th
Chemistry 2625th131st48th
Energy 181st6th1st
Engineering +   
Medicine +2385th67th13th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1859th71st20th
Veterinary 772nd65th22nd

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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