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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 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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 131st21st104th4th
Arts and Humanities 322nd29th289th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 180th28th147th6th
Chemistry 116th38th76th3rd
Computer Science 465th166th368th28th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 370th138th302nd13th
Energy 142nd73rd69th4th
Engineering 308th115th218th13th
Environmental Science 65th21st39th1st
Mathematics 434th159th338th20th
Medicine 279th43rd240th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 300th62nd234th4th
Physics and Astronomy 173rd37th125th4th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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