Korea Research Institute of Standards and ScienceGovernment

South Korea

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Foundation: 1975

Mission: As a government-funded research institute, KRISS has provided the foundation for the advancement of science and technology through the establishment of national measurement standards, R&D of measurement technologies, and dissemination of national measurement standards. KRISS has contributed to stronger development of national S&T, higher national industrial competitiveness and a better quality of life for the people.

Vision: A world leading NMI for National Prosperity and Quality of Life

History: www.kriss.re.kr


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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 RegionOECDSouth Korea
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 787th348th710th71st
Chemistry 727th464th641st81st
Computer Science 620th298th517th58th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 563rd306th495th34th
Energy 712th494th586th89th
Engineering 539th281st442nd45th
Environmental Science 775th541st662nd87th
Mathematics 673rd363rd575th70th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 930th500th819th84th
Physics and Astronomy 629th299th555th49th

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.

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