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Foundation: 1957

Mission: JST, recognizing its important mission of an advanced network-based research institute to create a new tide that lead us to groundbreaking innovation, will foster challenging and high-impact R&D projects in a bold manner, based on the precise prediction of the transforming global trend.

Vision: JST will elucidate the societal challenges to be addressed and expected outcomes of Science, Technology and Innovation, develop and advocate visionary R&D strategies based on comprehensive analysis of the evidence data and continuing dialogues with various stakeholders.

History: www.jst.go.jp

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.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +230th79th143rd6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 242nd50th183rd6th
Chemistry 351st112th226th7th
Computer Science 1093rd304th762nd26th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1287th391st813th27th
Energy 485th220th249th8th
Engineering +553rd193rd344th12th
Environmental Science 212th95th98th2nd
Mathematics 1473rd413th969th36th
Medicine +550th124th409th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 159th43rd97th1st
Physics and Astronomy 350th109th227th7th

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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